Building a large underground fanbase without sacrificing his creative vision, Houston’s Maxo Kream earned his reputation as one of the best storytellers in rap. Grappling with a friend’s legal crisis over lush soul samples, Maxo demonstrates his storytelling talent on “Meet Again.” Produced by Teej and Mike Dean, “Meet Again” finds Maxo chronicling the desperate and criminal behavior […]

By Jack Barnes Quickly developing a reputation as the South’s best storyteller, Houston’s Maxo Kream packs evocative details and visceral imagery into his metronomic rhymes. Taking a deep look into traumatic and mundane moments in his past and present, Maxo shares “Roaches,” his latest video. The most personal and complete portrait yet of […]

Maxo Kream By Jack Barnes Known for his hypnotic, dark, and witty rhyming style, Houston’s Maxo Kream inspires a cult following with his outsized personality and absorbing music. Riding an ethereal instrumental with a stuttering rhythm section, Maxo gets druggy with “Pop Another,” the latest single from critically lauded album Punken. The song finds […]

Maxo Kream By Jack Barnes A refined technician with excellent taste in beats, Maxo Kream is redefining the parameters of Texas rap. Taking us on a tour of Houston from the neon-lit downtown to his modest home neighborhood, Maxo boasts about the art of the hustle on “5200.” Earning and counting cash wherever […]