Home Music
Award-Winning Music Coverage For The LGBTQ Community Of Texas.

‘Raining Men’ Disco Queen To Entertain LGBT Houston For Super Bowl

‘Raining Men’ Disco Queen Will Entertain LGBT Houston For Super Bowl

‘Raining Men’ Disco Queen Will Entertain LGBT Houston For Super Bowl

The Biggest Disco Queen Set To Perform Live In Montrose Over Super Bowl Weekend.

HOUSTON — JAN 28 — It’s definitely ‘Raining Men’ this Super Bowl Sunday at the popular Montrose LGBT nightclub F Bar Houston. The nightclub has just confirmed with About Magazine that Disco Queen Martha Wash will be performing live on Sunday February 5.

Martha’s voice has dominated the airwaves and embraced millions of people around the world. She is responsible for some of the top-selling, most recognizable pop hits of the 80s and 90s. “It’s Raining Men”, the cult pop classic, is still heard everywhere… the radio, movies, commercials, TV. “Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” was the highlight of C&C Music Factory’s career, and sold 5 1/2 million copies worldwide.


Her musical career begin at the age of two in her parents’ church in her native San Francisco. She went on to study opera and tour Europe while only in high school. Martha became part of a contemporary gospel group called N.O.W. (News of The World) and the mix of classical and gospel training accounts for her seemingly effortless transition, from ballads to dance music to pop.

In addition to her vast career in pop music, Martha has also starred in major theater productions, and has recorded numerous jingles and movie soundtracks (Kiss Me Guide, First Wives Club, Mighty Ducks, Gun Ho).

Beyonce Expresses Interest In Owning Houston Rockets

Beyonce Expresses Interest In Owning Houston Rockets

Music Icon Beyonce Rumored To Want The Houston Rockets Basket Ball Team

(HOUSTON) — Mega pop star, and Houston native and diva, Beyonce is considering becoming an investor in the National Basketball Association’s Houston Rockets.

Houston Rockets owner Les Alexander announced is a surprise media conference last month he was selling the team. Alexander paid nearly $85 million for the team in 1993, but the team sale could reach $2 billion.

Beyonce’s husband, Jay-Z, at one time, owned a small percent in the New York Nets. Many celebrities do. For example, Justin Timberlake owns a piece of basketball’s Grizzlies.

Beyonce, who has performed wearing a Rockets jersey, would add superstar sizzle to any ownership group, likely helping the team with local and international marketing.

World Renowned DJ Joe Bermudez Releases New Music Titled ‘Ghosting!’

World Renowned DJ Joe Bermudez Releases New Music Titled ‘Ghosting!’

(New York) – “I had been seeing someone and everything was going great,” recalls Joe Bermudez, the DJ phenomenon who has opened for Madonna and David Guetta and is world renowned for his Britney Spears and Rihanna remixes.  “Then one day, poof, they disappeared!   To this day, I’m not sure what happened.  They just stopped answering my texts.”

He says he channeled his anger into the lyrics of his new dance song, “Ghosting,” out now.

The song is Joe’s first original single from his upcoming album, 2779 Miles To Go, and follows Skitzo,” a single he released last month that was also inspired by his colorful dating life.  “These are all things that are happening to me, my friends and everyone else so it makes sense to write about them,” he explains.

“Ghosting” featuring Megn, an artist who competed on MTV’s Making the Band, is a mix of pop and dance with a rock influence: Joe’s signature sound.   It is being released through 617 Records via Symphonic Distribution.

The song is hot on its own but the remixes by Etto and Sam Halabi are impossible to not dance along with.  Etto does an amazing job giving the song a cool tropical vibe.  Sam Halabi gives the song a classic 90’s house vibe with uplifting piano stabs and intense vocal chops.

Joe Bermudez got his start in music as a radio jockey in Maine.  He then took his sound to clubs and festivals, quickly becoming one of the hottest talents on the global party scene.   DJ Times Magazine named Joe one of the Top DJs in the country.   Improper Bostonian named him Boston’s Best DJ for 2016 and he was nominated Best Producer at last year’s Boston Music Awards.

Last year, Joe released his first album of original music, New Ginza At Night.  It featured ’90s house and pop-club crossover tunes that all received major club play throughout the world.  “Sunrise” even knocked Rihanna out of the top spot on the Billboard Dance chart and ended the year being named one of Billboard’s Top 20 Club songs for 2016.

“I’m excited for music fans to hear the new album,” says Joe.  “Ghosting is a fun spring release and the perfect appetizer for what’s next to come.”

DJ Joe Bermudez’s  “Ghosting” featuring Megn is available now.  Visit his website.


The soulful electro-pop singer Raphael releases “Boys Are Trouble”, a dark, seductive track. Written by Raphael, the song − with its moody piano, beautifully sad strings, and raw vocals that exude vulnerability − is being compared to ballads by Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd.  “Boys Are Trouble is a song about addiction, whether it is love, sex, or the human body,” explains the artist. “I often find that just when I think I’m in control of my emotions, a sexy guy comes along, carnality takes over and I fall to pieces.” “Boys Are Trouble” is the second single from Raphael’s upcoming album, The Dark of My Mind.  The single is now available on iTunes and Spotify, along with its brand new club remix by superstar DJ Joe Gauthreaux. The “Boys Are Trouble” music video is available on YouTube.
“I tend to fall for guys who are aloof and ridiculously overconfident. I become so consumed in vying for their attention that I completely lose myself,” explains Raphael from Downtown Music Studios in Manhattan. He is there mixing his album with multi-Grammy award winning mixer Tony Maserati (Beyonce – “Crazy In Love”).  “It would be easy to blame it on the guys, but what I’ve learned from my experience is that I am the one who brings the trouble upon myself. I want who I want at that moment, and I don’t really care what happens as long as I get the guy.”BAT-Single-Cover-Art-300x300 RAPHAEL BRINGS TROUBLE TO THE DANCEFLOOR AND THE BOXING RING WITH “BOYS ARE TROUBLE”
The music video for “Boys Are Trouble” takes place in a seedy fight club. We see Raphael, trying to escape his loveless and abusive relationship with  Cash, the rich and violent fight club organizer. He finds solace in a boxer named Max, a loser with a winning heart. “Being in an abusive relationship in the past, I felt it was important to show how domestic violence also exists in LGBT relationships, which is something that is rarely discussed.”
Raphael chose to cast male models for the music video as a nod to Friday Night Throwdown, New York City’s true life amateur boxing matches that pit male models against local boxing talent. He picked  Taylor Harris, who plays Cash, for his irresistibly dangerous looks and William McLarnon, who plays Max, for his boy-next-door qualities.
“I’m fortunate to always find the right guys for my videos.  It’s finding the right ones off-camera that gets tricky,” he laughs.
Raphael was born in New York and raised in Miami Beach, listening to ‘90s pop and Miami hip-hop.   He describes his style of songwriting as stream of consciousness and views his songs as a representation of himself as a person and an artist.
In his music, Raphael aims to bring back the love. According to the young singer, most songs today emphasize independence and an “I’m too cool” attitude towards romance. He misses the desperation and vulnerability in songs from the past where vocalists unapologetically gushed over someone.
He calls his upcoming album, “The Dark of My Mind”, his journey through modern love set to sexy, moody trip-hop and electro-pop sounds that are at times ethereal and dreamy and at other times flow over the listener with a wave of sexual urgency and romantic longing. “It’s about those things that you tuck in the back of your head and you don’t necessarily want to talk about or want people to know,“ explains Raphael.
“Boys Are Trouble” is his first song to be remixed for clubs.  “I felt a remix was needed for those late night seductions on the dance floor,” he says, adding,  “When I heard Joe Gauthreaux’s remix of Justin Beiber’s “Boyfriend”, I knew he was the perfect remixer for the song. He brings a hypnotic feel to his remixes that works perfectly for ‘Boys are Trouble’.”
“Boys Are Trouble” is streaming now on Spotify and is available for purchase on iTunes. Raphael’s debut album, “The Dark of My Mind,” releases soon. For more information visit