President Donald Trump's proposed immigration ban has left many musicians with a lot of uncertainty. To that point, The World is part of a very cool project — a new showcase at the upcoming SXSW festival highlighting artists from some of the banned countries.
At a time when they’re feeling under threat, Texas Muslims flocked to the city of Austin this week to take part in the annual Texas Muslim Capitol Day. Huge numbers of supporters turned out too. But some of the conversations between Muslim voters and state lawmakers are difficult ones.
He decided on a path in music by way of poetry — then the beat kicked in. Now he's a rising star and just signed by Def Jam. We caught up with Toronto's Jahkoy after his set at the 2016 SXSW in Austin, Texas.
Carrie Rodriguez is a Texan, but with deep roots to Mexican pop music through her great-aunt, Eva Garza. Rodriguez pays tribute to her great-aunt and adds her own contemporary twists to classic ranchera's on her new album, "Lola."
Tonight in Austin, the first-ever SXSW Cuban showcase will take place. If you can't see these amazing musicians, just wait — the improving relations between the US and Cuba up the chances they'll be playing more often in America and elsewhere.
Growing numbers of recent college students are defaulting on their student loans, which can threaten federal funding for their alma maters. A group of historically black colleges in Texas set up a successful program to counsel students and avoid default.
Disgruntled employee Omar Ramos-Lopez was arrested and charged with 'computer intrusion charges' after immobilizing more than 100 vehicles across Austin, Texas. He hacked into them via his home computer.