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Author: Edward Brown

Edward Brown writes about music, arts and news for a variety of publications. He’s an award-winning writer for the Fort Worth Weekly and volunteers for numerous Fort Worth nonprofits. 

Words fuel the art form of hip-hop. The strength of any rapper’s artistry lies in his or her ability to tell powerful stories, using poetic license to deliver messages that highlight societal injustices or simply recount life’s ups and downs. Fort Worth’s rap landscape owes much to lyrical luminaries such as Renizance and Scotty Boy — the powerhouse behind Immortal Soldierz, who have been churning out top-selling albums since 2002. 

Must-See Live Shows in July

Posted On July 1, 2021 | Edward Brown

We've parsed through the lineups and cut through the noise to bring you a monthly roundup of the best live shows in Fort Worth. JULY 9 The Summerland Tour at Billy Bob’s Texas The Summerland Tour was founded by Art Alexakis of the 1990s rock band Everclear. The annual tour largely features
Buoyed by Facebook’s Fort Worth Data Center, an Amazon fulfillment center, Alliance Airport, Texas Motor Speedway and other economic drivers, the Alliance area in North Fort Worth is a major development and employer for Fort Worth. Alliance’s booming population has drawn trendy retail stores and a wide range of dining and entertainment options that serve locals and tourists. 
In mid-2009, Louie the Singer left a lucrative music tour to return home to Fort Worth to raise his then two-year-old son. The decision to leave Los Angeles is one that Louie said he doesn’t regret. Now a father of four, the songwriter, performer, and producer is preparing to co-headline Centro Popular at Wild Acre Live, the new music stage near Wild Acre Brewing Company. 
The Foundry District — a trademark property of M2G Ventures — is a relatively new district and also one of the few local developments that isn’t intersected by a bustling street or thoroughfare. The entertainment destination’s location just north of the Cultural District gives the area an unhurried
On April 1, 1981, Billy Bob’s Texas opened its doors to the public, offering 100,000-square-feet of entertainment. The live music venue, with its ample bars, bull riding arena, and Texas-sized dance floors, quickly became known as the “world’s largest honky-tonk,” a moniker the legendary space holds to this day. Here are four ways to celebrate 40 years of fun at Billy Bob's Texas.