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Hurricane Harvey Destroys All Remaining UGK Archives

Hurricane Harvey is reported to have produced a total of 19 trillion gallons of rain in Houston. Water rose as high as six feet tall. Such treacherous conditions left families stranded in their homes with little to no escape. Power lines went down leaving Houston residents with no phone battery to call out and resorting […]

Kevin Hart’s #HurricaneHarveyReliefChallenge Raises $1 Million in 2 Days

Kevin Hart initiated the #HurricaneHarveyReliefChallenge, urging many powerful figures to donate to aid the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas. Many people quickly began making generous donations including Chris Brown, The Rock, Diddy, Fat Joe, and the list goes on. In about no time, Hart reached his million dollar goal, and he took to […]

Hurricane Harvey Causes Unprecedented Flooding In Texas

Texans on Monday morning were about halfway through the worst of Hurricane Harvey’s rains, and as the storm moves back out onto the Gulf of Mexico, they braced for even more devastating flooding in much of the southeast section of the state. Houston has already received more than two feet of rain, turning many roads […]

Beauty Queen Says She Was Wrongfully Arrested; Called “Black B*tch”

Carmen Ponder, crowned Miss Black Texas US Ambassador in 2016, is now calling for the removal of Kerry Crews, a North Texas police chief. Ponder, a recent graduate of Texas A&M University and a current intern with the Hunt County District Attorney’s office, has alleged that she experienced a bout of “road rage” from Crews, […]

ICYMI: Texas Police Gun Down Unarmed Black Teen

The Balch Springs police department in Texas is now retracting their original account of the shooting death of 15-year old Jordan Edwards. It was Saturday night [April 29, 2017] that Edwards, a star athlete and model student at Mesquite High School in Balch Springs, was fatally shot after leaving a party in a Dallas-area suburb. The […]

Texas Rapper RENEGADE Unleashes His Single “Money Mitch”

As a young man, girl-crazy artist Rosewood Renegade watched his brother rap and noticed that music brought the attention of the ladies. Eager to garner some of that attention for himself, the rapper tried his hand at music himself only to discover that he had a real knack for wordplay. What started as a ploy […]

Texas Woman Assaulted By Police After Calling For Help

Last week, [Dec.21] a 46-year-old Black mother called Police to report a White man assaulting her son in Fort Worth, Texas. According to the report,  Craig called the police that Wednesday afternoon because the man choked her 7-year-old son for littering. The relatives who witnessed the incident claim the man grabbed the boy by the […]

Z-Ro Drops New Video From Drankin’ & Drivin’

When we interviewed Z-Ro back in July about his project Drankin’ & Drivin’ we learned that the Texas MC is unapologetically brash. Although he has a good heart, he is not willing to get played in the process of the game just to get noticed. That theme runs through his latest single “New Shit”. The […]

On The Rise: Get To Know The Multi-Faceted Tim Ned

Nowadays, versatility in the industry is a must. Artists are challenged with defining their individuality or are forced to suffer the incurable consequences of monotony and a far less appealing form of anonymity. Some years ago, within the cocoon of his Texan upbringing, singer-songwriter, rapper, and producer Tim Ned became master of the very craft […]

Sandra Bland’s Family Settles For $1.9 M In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

According to the family’s attorney Cannon Lambert, the family of Sandra Bland has reached a $1.9 million settlement on Thursday in their wrongful death lawsuit against Waller County, Texas and the Waller COunty Jail. The settlement, which was completed in detail on Wednesday, includes compensation for Bland’s death in custody as well as several changes […]

Texas Leads a Dozen States in Push Against Transgender Bathroom Rights

Texas, among a dozen of other states, have plans to ask a federal judge in Fort Worth to put a stop to to the Obama administration’s policies in regard to transgender bathroom use in public places, specifically public schools. The directive, released in May 2016, gave recommendations, allowing for transgender students to use bathrooms that correspond with […]

Correctional Officer Killed in Abilene, Texas Prison

Correctional Officer Killed in Abilene, Texas Prison

Mari Johnson, 55 , was killed by a male inmate at a maximum security prison in Abilene, Texas around 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 16. Johnson was a correctional officer who has worked with the prison system since summer 2009. “Correctional officers have one of the most difficult jobs in all of state government protecting […]

Dos Centavos: Our Weekly Wrap Up Of The Hottest Latin Rap Tracks

Source Latino is dedicated to bringing the fans music from Latin artists across the country and the world, for that matter. In this new weekly series we’ll bring you the latest from artists on all levels. For this first installment, we’re going back slightly in the calendar to give you some hot tracks you might […]

Inmates Break Out of Prison Cell to Help Guard Who Was Having Heart Attack

In light of recent tragedies around the country, it’s a refreshing break to hear about someone helping out their fellow man. On June 23, a Parker County, Texas  jailer was apparently experiencing a heart attack when several inmates rushed to his side to offer their assistance. “He just fell over,” said inmate Nick Kelton. “Looked […]

Mother of “Affluenza” Teen Indicted For Helping Son

Today [Thursday, May 26] the mother of the teenager who used an “affluenza” defense during a trial for a serious drunk-driving crash was indicted for helping her son flee to Mexico, according to NBC News. Tonya Couch was charged with hindering apprehension and money laundering and was indicted by a Tarrant County grand jury. According […]

Snow Tha Product Takes New Approach with Latest Video “Nights”

Fans of Snow Tha Product may know her for her rapid-fire, boisterous flow but with her latest video “Nights,” the artist takes a different approach at a more modern R&B style of a track. Vocalist W.Darling sets off the melancholy tone of the song before Snow drops into a more melodic, slowed down flow. “What’s […]