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Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Imagine going out to celebrate your 24th birthday, Halloween weekend and a one negative vibe led to you getting shot in the head. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happen to 24 year old Sydney Leday. Months after she was shot in the head, in a […]

Three years later and two of hip hops greatest artists have put their differences aside for the greater good! It all started as a rap beef between Drake & Pusha T, when Pusha put out the record “Infrared” that took a LOT of shots at Drake. The “6 God” responded and things got heated when […]

You can’t mention Texas music without “Chopped & Screwed” coming up in conversation! Now we honor the life and legacy of Robert Earl Davis Jr. AKA DJ Screw of S.U.C. (Screwed Up Click). He tragically lost his life after an overdose on codeine in November 16, 2000. Hear his story below and check out some […]

Travis is distraught and has been said to have been crying since it happened and is an emotional wreck. The victims range in age from 14 to 27-years-old. 

If you can’t tell by now, Drake has a little bit of an obsession with the Lone Star State- but who wouldn’t? With our style, southern slang, and not to mention the BEST homestyle cooking you can find, it makes us wonder why other celebrities haven’t taken to Home of the Bluebonnet with as much […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions) Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Leave it up to the H-Town hottie  aka Megan Thee Stallion to give us the good or not good news as far as the Installment of a new Instagram Update. Press play for her true feelings, towards […]

2 Houston hotties linked up for this legendary remix. Check out song below   Let me say I was impressed with this remix. I had my doubts when I 1st heard about the rumor but I was very impressed by the finished product. I did see that Jay-z has writing credits on the  remix and […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions) Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Leave it up to the Houston Texas new generation icon in front of the nikon vibing through the streets. Mr. Splash aka Too much drip to slip Sauce Walka , takes the Rolls Royce out for a […]

Follow The Beat On Twitter: UPDATE 12:03 pm CST: According to Bushwick Bill’s publicist, Bill was hospitalized on Saturday, he is “still alive and fighting cancer,” the publicist revealed to TMZ. Bushwick was supposed to perform at The Nines bar in Dallas on Saturday night, however the publicist says that organizers were notified ahead of the […]

Dreezy and Jacquees are officially together as she spilled the tea about their relationship in a new video. She talks about what kind of guy he is (that the public doesn’t get to see) and what he did for their first Valentine’s day together. What will their couple name be? Jacqueezy? Dreezy-Queesie?

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: Houston, TX rapper Slim Thug recently stopped by Veda Loca in the Morning to catch the Triple D up on what he’s been up to. For instance, February 14th, Slim Thug is dropping his […]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). Follow The Beat On Twitter: 4 Houston, Texas police officers were recently shot at a heroin drug house, trying to serve a warrant. 2 of the suspects were killed after having the shoot out with police. The fifth officer […]