To celebrate Texas and the notable community of hip-hop artists and creatives within the state of Texas, Red Bull Radio is pleased to announce the first-ever “Welcome to Texas,” a week of comprehensive music programming, in-depth storytelling and compelling conversations with some of Texas’ most notable names, including Bun B, Khalid and more. Original programming will run from November 12-16 out of Dallas, TX on redbullradio.com.
Welcome to Texas will engross fans and highlight the Texas rap and hip-hop communities, celebrating the legacy and future of local cities with programming all week long. A platform with roots in all genres far and wide, Red Bull Radio is no stranger to the hip-hop scene, with a wide range of programming airing daily worldwide, bringing the freshest beats and context to what’s new and now.
Throughout the week, programming will present special guests, broadcast unique interviews, new and classic tracks, cultural commentary and more all paying tribute to and amplifying the city’s new and legendary scenes and sounds to a global audience. Special mixes throughout the week will be provided by Dallas-via-Austin Lady Ja-Roq, Orion Garcia, Veronica Ortuño, and more.
Led by Red Bull Radio’s seasoned hosts and co-curated with local Texas artists, experts, and voices, Red Bull Radio’s Welcome to Texas programming will feature exclusive, in-depth interviews across several of their leading shows:
Fireside Chats: Fireside Chats goes off the beaten musical path and leads to conversations with mavericks from all walks of sound – diving deep into compelling conversations with the industry’s most creative minds. We will welcome special guests, Bun B and Lil’ Keke, who will both share their own stories within Texas hip-hop, followed by a conversation with Houston group Khruangbin.
Headphone Highlights: Headphone Highlights on Red Bull Radio takes a deep dive inside the playlists of the world’s finest artists, and checks unheard themes and five-star favorites for an insight into their musical minds. Broadcasting live, Headphone Highlights will explore the playlists of Khalid, Trae the Truth, El Dusty, Sam Lao, Asian Doll, and Noz.
Peak Time Live: Featuring Austin group S U R V I V E, widely known as composing the score for “Stranger Things.” Plus South Texas film directors Ronnie Garza and Charlie Vela.
Choice Mix: We will dive deep into mixes from Orion Garcia, Veronica Ortuño, and DJ Lady Ja-Roq on Choice Mix, Red Bull Radio’s home for mixes from some of the world’s most forward-thinking DJs.
Counter Intelligence: Red Bull Radio brings you the stories of record stores from around the globe – some famous, some wildly obscure. Straight from the storefronts and personalities who run them, Counter Intelligence will highlight Dallas’ T-Town Music & More. Operating since 1994, owner George Lopez will speak on the early days of Texas hip-hop and working with artists like DSR and Swishahouse label.
All The Raps: Hosted by Red Bull Radio’s in-house hip-hop head Andrew Noz, the show highlights all the rap music with special TBC guests.
For an updated schedule of what to expect from Welcome to Texas, go to redbullradio.com.