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Artist of the Week: Pop Smoke

Artist of the Week: Pop Smoke
Adrianne Kristianto, Social Media Coordinator February 25, 2020

Born Bashar Barakah Jackson, the Brooklynite rapper Pop Smoke was gunned down on Wednesday morning, Feb. 19, in his Hollywood Hills home days after he released his sophomore mixtape, “Meet the Woo 2.”...

Next Up: Key Glock & Young Dolph

Key Glock and Young Dolph take the stage at The Aztec Theater. Photos by Raekwon Campbell
Ryan Houston-Dial and Kayla Burford February 25, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 21, hundreds lined up outside San Antonio’s The Aztec Theatre to witness Key Glock and Young Dolph’s sold out “No Rules” tour. The line wrapped around the theater and excitement...

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...

Coming in & coming out: Chris Conde talks hip-hop, SA’s LGBTQ music scene & having a gay time

Photo Courtesy Julián P. Ledezma
Casey Luna December 17, 2016

Around ten years ago, our city’s music scene was widely considered lackluster in comparison to other thriving Texan musical hubs like Austin or Houston; but today, San Antonio is in the midst of its...

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