Houston Rap


Slim Thug Is Forever the Boss of All Bosses

The Houston superstar discusses long term music success, Swishahouse history, and why he might just run for office.


Z-Ro Suffers No Fools

The Mo City Don a.k.a. Rother Vandross a.k.a. Joseph McVey IV speaks on God, 2Pac, and life itself.


B L A C K I E Wants to Fight With Love

The Houston noise rap vet talks about torturous office jobs, listening to signs, and his new album 'Remains.'


Duuuude, It's Devin the Dude

Noisey sits down with the Houston rapper known for his love of mind-bending herbs and his knack for bending the genre of rap music.


A Slimmer Thug: We Had a Very Healthy Lunch with a Very Positive Slim Thug

We took Slim Thug to one of New York's top vegan restaurants to discuss his humanitarian work, his new diet, and his new album, 'American King.'


Z-Ro Is Really Real and Really Timeless

The Houston stalwart shares the video for "Where the Real" and discusses the early years of his career in DJ Screw's Screwed Up Click.


The SauceTacular SosaMann Explains The Sauce Factory's Splashy Slang

The Houston rapper and new Taylor Gang signee breaks down the magic behind his new mixtape 'Sauce Eskobar': "The method is to drip it, spill it, and to splash it."


"Screw Was Just as Slow as His Music": Lil Keke Remembers DJ Screw 15 Years After His Death

The Screwed Up Click member talked Screw's influence and legacy at a retrospective in LA.


Oh My God, Here's a New Pimp C and Lil Wayne Song Called "3 Way Freak"

A posthumous album of all new Pimp C material called 'Long Live The Pimp' is coming out December 4.


BeatKing Gets Pensive on "4AM"

The self-proclaimed "Texas Uncle Luke" takes a more serious look at life on the '3 Weeks' standout.


"I'm Me, and I'm Human": Trae Tha Truth Speaks Tha Truth

In the wake of releasing his first major studio album in almost half a decade, Houston's Street King shares some wisdom.


A City Upon a Grill: Paul Wall Is Blessing Houston as the Slab God

We talk to the Houston legend about his new album 'Slab God,' and he shares "Crumble the Satellite," featuring Curren$y and Devin the Dude.