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Houston, We Have a Hybrid: Fat Tony on Hip-Hop, Headbangers and Everything in Between

The Houston MC on the scene’s “flirtatious relationship between hip-hop and rock”.

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LISTENING POST: Sydnee Jane and the Jane-ettes — "Ready to Go"

Cuz we know you were wonderin’ what these young women sound like. Well, wonder no more

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#JANESWORLD: Sydnee Jane and the Jane-ettes

Just when we thought we had Houston figured out. Meet Sydnee Jane and the Jane-ettes. Vanity 6 meets the Supremes, anyone?

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Neeeeeeeeexxxxxt!

Upcoming summer heat from the Bayou City!

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Divided, we fail.

Sounding the claxon for a more united black alt scene in Texas.

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Town Business: ¡HOTTUB!

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   This is the first of what I expect will be many dispatches from the East Bay, courtesy of blogger Sierra McClain, who regularly laces her readers with reviews, interviews, commentary and other musical treats over at WithANameLikeSierra.com.  You can also follow her on Twitter @sierrainthecity. — Rob The most common, apparent and abundant trait [...]

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Introducing new contributors to Boldaslove.us

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One of the things coming out of the audience survey (thanks to all who’ve completed it so far!) is that many of you want to see for more regional coverage here on Boldaslove.us.  Based on that feedback, I put out a call for contributors and a great group of people responded.  I’m happy to announce [...]

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Fear Of A Black President

Some excerpts from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s tour de force on Obama, race and the limits of integration.

GOOD READ: Hate Crimes Always Have A Logic: On The Oak Creek Gurudwara Shootings

A perspective on the Oak Creek, WI shootings from a member of the Sikh community

GOOD READ: Erykah Badu to Wayne Coyne: “Kiss my glittery ass!”

In case you missed it, Ms. Badu’s choice words to Mr. Coyne

GOOD READ: Jeff Chang On The Legacy of Chuck Brown

A worthwhile read on the go-go legend

GOOD READS: #TrayvonMartin Around The Web

So much conversation–and now maybe some justice–for this young man.

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