Posts tagged Houston
Cultivating Hot Girl Culture: How Megan Thee Stallion Control The 2019 Summer with her impactful release, "Fever"

Houston’s Megan Thee Stallion seems to have been destined for a career in music, literally growing up in studios, accompanying her mother during recording sessions. When Megan decided she wanted to begin chasing her dream of being an MC, it was her mother that asked Megan to wait until she was a little bit older to pursue such a career.

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MLM Backstage Pass: The Guide for "Stargazing" Featuring Sonny Digital, Orange Calderon, + more

Houston has always been one of the centers of entertainment for The Lone Star State and it continues to progress itself in a way where it differentiates itself from other cities in the growing state. In the process of producing more powerful artists and creatives, the art and crafts scene has seem to be picking in the city as well and BSO Social Club is going to be generating more vibes for locals to acquainted with.

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How Houston melodic artist, Trevor Daniel is going to help change the tide of Texas Music

When it comes to the demographics of sound in the Houston area, it's not necessarily a lot of artists who breaking on the national market in the areas of R&B/melodic vibes. Unless you're supported by a major label already, it's not much of a scene in that area or genre that's bringing artists in the city together to craft dope material. Where some see this as a disadvantage, artists such as Trevor Daniel saw this as the perfect opportunity to become a big fish in a small pond of talented artists who are presenting great vibes to the forefront.

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Press Lives Matter: Eddie Young, Houston based Tastemaker + Daily Chiefers Writer

Always bringing fresh and innovating ways of integrating artists in different realms, Young has been apart of the Houston culture scene for quite some time. Having an affiliation with the famous "Icey Life" collective, that housed talents such as Dice Soho, Trill Sammy, Nate Da'Vinci, and more, Young always was around to see and be apart of the progression of what the Houston rap scene has ultimately grown to be in recent years. Due to his involvement with being a liaison of fashion and a writer, he's plugged in and influenced many people to take an alternative route in the music scene in H-Town.

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Press Lives Matter: Jake Markow, Dirty Glove Bastard + Elevator Mag

Growing up in California and now residing in Houston, TX, Markow has made a name for himself in many sections of music. First creating a foundation for himself with his production skills, then while working among different individuals in different camps it allowed him to connect with Pooh, one of the visionaries behind Dirty Glove Bastard, one of the leading southern based digital platforms for hip-hop. That led to his opportunity to working with Elevator Mag, and since then he's been wheeling and dealing with artists in a way that propels their notoriety from a press point of view and allows to flourish with creating relationships with different platforms along the way as well. 

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The Rundown: Rocky Banks

Rocky Banks has been a familiar name in the Houston hip-hop scene for quite some time with the releases of his two impressive projects, "In Other News, I Don't Do Drugs Anymore" and "Trust In Banko". He aims to further his popularity and expand his fan base even more with his profilic release that has hit the internet, "Big Little Brother".

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The Rundown: Ca$h Fendi

Houston has made its own headway with marketing their beloved artists to multiple sources of press with the likes of Rocky Banks, Wes Blanco, Doeman, Tim Woods, and more. As the scene continues to flourish with more budding artists coming splashing on the scene, Ca$h Fendi of The TRBE has been making sure to the keep the Northside of Houston relevant with his music. Starting a following with his group member, Se7en, the duo has crafted a string of singles like “That Loud”, “Couple Bandz”, and “Fuck 4th Quarter” that has caught the eyes of many in H-Town. Taking a break from their group efforts, Fendi is focusing on the preparation and release of his upcoming solo project, “Creme De La Creme”.

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Press Lives Matters: Amarie Gipson of Mud Magazine

One of the persons behind making this mission statement a reality is Mud Director Amarie Gipson, a 21-year-old Houston Texas native. The Houston native is currently in her senior year at St. Edwards University where she is a Liberal Studies major and sociology minor. Modern Life Mag had the privilege of sitting down with Amarie.

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The Coolest Screw Loose : Getting to Know Tedy Andreas

The Texas artist infrastructure has been one thing to watch over the past few years with the way it shows versatility. From the likes of Maxo Kream to Lil Rari, Tedy Andreas has broken the industry with his cool flow and lyrical tactics that's been making him a name to look out for this year. We had a chance to speak to the Texas by the Los Angeles artist about his influences, his path to success, the love for Houston he has and more.

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The Rundown: OG Shyne

The Rundown has laid the groundwork for artists to express themselves and share their music to the followers of Modern Life Mag. Covering artists from coast to coast, we land back in the homestead of the MLM headquarters and stumble a brash yet witty sound that's coming from the Houstock camp. 

Seeing the creative collective from their humble beginnings, ByBreezy has single-handily created a lane where the indie acts of Houston can prosper, unite, and ultimately create a revolution amongst themselves to provide a refreshing versatile aura to the Houston music scene. Throughout the collective, it's many artists to offer, but OG Shyne stands out as one the lead general of the camp with her upfront attitude and will to win by any means. 

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The Rundown: Trevell Hudson

We recently revamped "The Rundown” interview series with bringing emerging artists to the forefront and giving them the chance to tell their story. We sparked our first conversation with rising Houston rapper, Paris Le Rouge. He had an opportunity to speak on his stylistic approach to music, why he’s different from other artists in the city, and how he ultimately wants to separate himself. 

We continue the series with speaking to Trevell Hudson, someone who’s been on our radar for quite sometime. Due to his different features on other people’s projects, he finally came with something of his own with his project, “For The Time Being”. Since then, we’ve been hooked on his serenading sound and how he brings the new elements and components of R&B to his music.

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All Hail Maxo: A Review on Maxo Kream's "Persona Tape"

It is finally here. The highly anticipated follow up to last year's #Maxo187 has arrived to change the way we all look at the new era of Houston hip-hop and one of its loudest voices, Maxo Kream. His junior full length release finds Maxo building upon his already menacing demeanor and rapid fire delivery, exhibiting his skills over production that is different from anything we've previously heard the de facto leader of Kream Clicc spitting over.

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Texas Tea Podcast: Drew Parker (Imperial Houston)

Modern Life Mag continues to grow with more creative concepts and themed shows, and one of our newest series is the "Texas Tea Podcast". The visual podcast is a collaboration with University of Houston's "Coog Radio" and our mission is to show off the brightest individuals that are from Texas and beyond. 

In our first episode, we feature fashion enthusiast and Houston trailblazer, Drew Parker. The founder of the rising upper scale streetwear boutique, Imperial Houston, stopped by the Coog TV studio to talk to us about his upbringing, his college basketball career, why enjoys Whataburger, the vision of his store and more! 

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Lurking in the Garden of Woods: Getting to know Tim Woods

If you’ve been watching what’s been going on in the Houston music scene for the past few years, you would be somewhat familiar with Tim Woods but at the same time it would serve as a blur because his work wasn’t as established until now. Woods has splashed onto the scene with hits such as “H20” and “Bak N Town” that has garnered the support from OG Ron C, Houston Press, and more outlets that see Woods’ vision. With a lot under raps and it’s a huge process for preparation, Woods gave us the opportunity to talk to him about his transition into stardom in Space City and beyond.

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Evolution of the Lone Wolf : A Conversation with Genesis Iver

This past Easter Break was filled with restless nights, strenuous networking, and time to enjoy family related activities. Aside from celebrating the day of resurrection, we had a chance to speak to Genesis Iver, one of Houston’s unique and valuable asset to the future. The rapper/singer has crafted a sound that evokes honesty and vulnerability with good vibrations. Between the rhythm of his music and the subject he delivers, living in the middle lies a distinction of his personal artistry. 

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