SMNTCS Originals

Two Minutes to Take-Off; Le$ Boards Curren$y’s Jet Life
Two Minutes to Take-Off; Le$ Boards Curren$y’s Jet Life
Chats
Tuesday, 29 March 2016
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Two Minutes to Take-Off; Le$ Boards Curren$y’s Jet Life

Slim Thug and DJ Mr. Rogers chime in for part 1 of Sama’an’s spotlight interview with new Jet Life signee, Le$. The journey of one Lester Mathews, better known by his stage name, Le$, has come full circle. Born and raised around a musical family in...

DJ Khaled Brings Out Bun B at SXSW 2016
DJ Khaled Brings Out Bun B at SXSW 2016
Rap
Tuesday, 22 March 2016
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DJ Khaled Brings Out Bun B at SXSW 2016

Mass Appeal’s 2016 SXSW showcase at Austin Music Hall, which featured turns from from prolific Roc-A-Fella producer, Just Blaze, and Mass Appeal’s own, Nas, was blessed with a DJ Khaled set. Khaled brought out special guests 2 Chainz and original Shotta...

Good Kid, Snub City – On Kendrick Lamar & Macklemore
Good Kid, Snub City – On Kendrick Lamar & Macklemore
Music
Monday, 14 March 2016
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Good Kid, Snub City – On Kendrick Lamar & Macklemore

Seven. Kendrick Lamar was nominated for seven Grammy awards this year. He came away empty-handed.   In the Grammy calendar year, Lamar made what is undeniably the best, most complete album. Good kid m.A.A.d city is more than just an album—it is an...

Inside Illmore: From SXSW House Party to Stuff of Legend
Inside Illmore: From SXSW House Party to Stuff of Legend
SMNTCS Conversations
Friday, 11 March 2016
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Inside Illmore: From SXSW House Party to Stuff of Legend

It started the way most SX stories do—with an artist in need of a place to crash—but three years later, the ILLMORE is the hottest ticket in Austin. Get to know the creative minds who launched your favorite rapper’s favorite Texas after-party. It’s a...

In Conversation With Alaina Moore (of Tennis)
In Conversation With Alaina Moore (of Tennis)
Rock
Tuesday, 23 February 2016
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In Conversation With Alaina Moore (of Tennis)

Alaina Moore (of Tennis) on surviving a tornado, loving Gwen Stefani, teaming back up with the Black Keys’ Patrick Carney. The Colorado outfit’s new album, ‘Ritual In Repeat’, is again produced by Carney.   Tennis, comprised of Alaina Moore on...

Gary Clark Jr On Making Grammy History
Gary Clark Jr On Making Grammy History
Jazz & Blues
Monday, 22 February 2016
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Gary Clark Jr On Making Grammy History

If you happen to be strolling through downtown Austin on the right night, walk into a bar like The Mohawk and look around closely. Standing in the shadows, you might just see the smiling face of the first person in the history of the GRAMMYs to...

Drake’s 2015 Houston Appreciation Weekend Softball Game
Drake’s 2015 Houston Appreciation Weekend Softball Game
SMNTCS Video
Monday, 22 February 2016
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Drake’s 2015 Houston Appreciation Weekend Softball Game

Hannibal accepts invitation to play alongside Drake on Team OVO in 2015 Houston Appreciation Weekend Softball Game   OVO extended an invitation for Hannibal Buress to play in their charity sotball game during Drake’s second annual Houston Appreciation...

Bun B’s Star-Studded SXSW 2015 Birthday Concert
Bun B’s Star-Studded SXSW 2015 Birthday Concert
SMNTCS Video
Monday, 22 February 2016
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Bun B’s Star-Studded SXSW 2015 Birthday Concert

It was SXSW 2015 and all through the South no one was triller not even Deadmau5.   The good folks at SXSW let Bun have Stubb’s to celebrate the day of his birth. Too $hort dropped by and said he wished Pimp C was still...

SMNTCS Original: Clint Dempsey Talks UGK
SMNTCS Original: Clint Dempsey Talks UGK
SMNTCS Video
Monday, 22 February 2016
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SMNTCS Original: Clint Dempsey Talks UGK

Maybe you wouldn’t suspect the captain of the U.S. Men’s National Team to be a big fan of the pioneering Texas rap duo, UGK, but then you would be wrong. Once you spend time talking with Clint Dempsey, a native of Nacogdoches, Texas, it becomes...

B L A C K I E, Kanye, and the Melrose Plantation
B L A C K I E, Kanye, and the Melrose Plantation
SMNTCS Conversations
Monday, 22 February 2016
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B L A C K I E, Kanye, and the Melrose Plantation

In person, there are two images of B L A C K I E I’ve witnessed and both are just as true: one is the quiet, contemplative Michael LaCour, foot kicked up against a brick wall, smiling from behind his glasses and afro; the second...