The Paisano

Yung Gravy takes to San Antonio

Yung Gravy takes to San Antonio

Alex Hanks

October 21, 2019

Matthew Hauri, also known as rapper Yung Gravy, recently sat down with the Paisano to discuss his music, fashion and headlining his “Experiencing the Sensation” tour to highlight his hit album Sensational. Yung Gravy takes an unconventional approach to music that is reflected in the seemingly rela...

Are you even listening?

FRITOGANG hyping the crowd.

Alex Hanks

April 16, 2019

In preparation for their upcoming project “Garage Sale,” hip-hop collective FRITOGANG took the stage at the Rock Box in San Antonio, Texas. Over the past couple of years, the group has accumulated a strong following in the Alamo city, and has been making a strong push outside of the city limits....

Wake up Mr. West

Kanye wearing his MAGA hat

Adrianne Kristianto

November 1, 2018

Rapper. Record producer. Fashion designer. Entrepreneur. Misunderstood. While everyone’s mind is racing in fear for this nation’s condition, Kanye West – a pillar in today’s hip-hop and rap world – confessed his adoration for the 45th president of the United States. It all started when he ...

Social justice on the playlist

a fist

Ana Richie

September 27, 2018

How rap artists carry important messages within their lyrics Rap music has become overwhelmingly popular within the past few decades. From heavy bass lines over syncopated drums, to the poetic flows of artists who spit on the beat, many people enjoy listening to rap music at parties, during workouts ...

Time flies

Mac Miller on stage

Zach Truesdale

September 12, 2018

Mac Miller, a voice of a generation, passes at 26. On Sept. 7, artist Mac Miller, born Malcom McCormick, passed away from an overdose in his Studio City home.  The proud Pittsburgh rapper, singer, producer and actor had just released an album and was getting ready to go on tour throughout the U.S. A tragic loss at the young age of ...

Is ’90s Rap Overrated?

Is '90s Rap Overrated?

Ricardo Rodriguez

November 20, 2017

In an interview with TIME magazine, well-known rapper Vince Staples weighed in on why he thinks ‘90s rap is overrated. “Tupac and Biggie, they were the golden era. There’s not a 50 Cent in the ‘90s. They didn’t have a Kanye.” Having recently released “Big Fish Theory,” V...