Today in Hip-Hop: “Ice Ice Baby” Becomes First Rap Single to Hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100

1990: “Ice Ice Baby,” the breakout single from Miami rapper Vanilla Ice, became the first hip-hop track to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The Queen-sampling song was released in July of 1990 on Ice’s debut album To The Extreme. As a single, “Ice Ice Baby” was the B-side track to one of […]

Jeff Chang talks race relations, his Asian American heritage

“We Gon’ Be Alright,” a series of essays by Jeff Chang about race and resegregation, obtains its title from the Kendrick Lamar song, “Alright.” Chang has written extensively about the impact of hip-hop beyond music and found the song perfectly summed up the current political climate. The Daily Texan spoke to Chang before his appearance […]

The 2019 prospect for the British Open

Turner Hosch was flawless on Friday at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club, and that earned him the top spot. The 2019 British Open prospect form Dallas fired an opening 6-under 65 at the AJGA Junior All-Star Invitational to grab the outright lead through 18 holes in North Plains, Ore. Hosch leads Ryan Goldfarb, 2018 from Palm […]

NFL Draft Big Board: All eyes on Myles Garrett and Jonathan Allen

Top-rated prospect Myles Garrett and the undefeated Texas Longhorns A&M Aggies travel to Tuscaloosa to take on No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide and No. 2 prospect Jonathan Allen in what is the biggest treat to date for 2018 NFL Draft.

The disruptive pass rushers epitomize a defense-heavy draft class that might lack a surefire franchise […]

Olympics will feature NBA talent well beyond USA roster

If you’re an NBA fan, the reasons to watch the 2016 Olympics go well beyond the U.S. Men’s National Team. In fact, the 12 men with USA on their chest will represent about a quarter of the NBA players in Rio. In total, there will be 47 NBA players, representing 10 of the 12 countries […]

Unified wins Peter Pan Stakes, doubtful for Belmont Stakes

Unified held off Governor Malibu by three-quarters of a length Saturday in the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes for 3-year-olds at Belmont Park.

Unified remained unbeaten at 3 for 3 with the victory in the traditional prep for the Belmont Stakes, the final leg of the Triple Crown on June 11.

Unified, the 1-2 favorite, was […]