LOCAL QUEER HIP-HOP artist Jonathan Harris, known by his stage persona Nate Drop, spent a lot of the pandemic thinking about cornbread. Or, more so what cornbread means to him: family, both chosen and by blood. His new single "Cornbread," released earlier this month, homages that delectable and buttery confection and all of its familial significance.
No one wants to turn 50 during a global pandemic, and that's especially the case if you're a restaurant, and your entire business model revolves around the gathering together of people. But that's not stopping Houston's Tex-Mex favorite Los Tios, which famously introduced Houstonians to the frozen margarita way back in 1975, from celebrating their golden anniversary with style — even though the festivities will be flavored a little differently this time around. In lieu of typical anniversary festivities like mariachis, piñatas and birthday candles, the owners of Los Tios have decided to stretch the celebration out into a year-long fete filled with menu specials that you can experience either to-go or in-house.
Houston-based singer-songwriter is waiting for her Lizzo moment. And with "Red Flags," the third single released so far this year, the 28-year-old R&B maven might have one. The energetic track, recorded in January in the L.A. studio of Polyester the Saint, is a cautionary tale that is chock-full of tidbits Lenora's mother told her about dating—or, rather, about who not to date.