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 […]

HoodRich Pablo Juan & Danny Wolf By Jack Barnes With a quiet menace and the ability to annihilate any beat with his nimble flow, Hoodrich Pablo Juan is an ATL cult hero. Uniting with rising producer Danny Wolf, who produced Lil Pump‘s “Flex Like Ouu,” Ugly God’s Billboard Hot 100-charting “Water,” and others, Pablo Juan shares Hoodwolf 2, an absorbing slice […]

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 […]

JAZZ ANDERSON By Jack Barnes Female lyricist Jazz Anderson is back with visuals for her smooth banger “Round the Way” just in time for all the springtime vibes. The Houston rep takes listeners on a trip through life around her way in both the song and video, complete with her love for […]