A Conversation With Houston's 'Raptivist' Genesis Blu
"Genesis Blu calls herself a "raptivist," mixing hip-hop with advocacy. "
Lulu Garcia-Navarr, NPR
After giving up a career as a psychotherapy Ph.D., rapper Genesis Blu uses music as a means of healing — and protest. "
Steve Jansen, Houston City Book
Genesis Blu: Defiant Southern Empress of the Houston Hip-Hop Scene
"She's positive and poetic, yet crisp and caustic, with a maturing flow that refuses to be contained by contemporary rap tropes."
Katie Sullivan, Houston Press
Album Release: Genesis Blu “Bluming Season”
"Each track is an audible affirmation to a dope ass beat."
Life, Lyrics and Lipstick
Local Rappers Stand Out While Mike Jones Keeps Fans Waiting
"Genesis Blu, the "head-fucking hen" of the Houston rap scene, approached her portion of the HOU's Next set with her signature lyricism, humility and positivity."
Houston Press Singles Club: Waterparks, Flower Graves, Genesis Blu, etc.
"She has such a strong and uplifting stage presence that her shows almost feel like a party thrown by a motivational speaker."
David Garrick, Houston Press
Meet the 2016 Houston Press Music Award Winners
"Genesis Blu’s winning the Best Rapper category is what 2016 needs."
Houston Press Music Staff
Alligator Buzz: The Best of The Week
"Blu is on the verge of dropping something insane from what I hear, and her mic skills are always worth making it out for."
David Garrick, Free Press Houston
Genesis Blu: Houston Rap's Budding Revolutionary
"The Greenspoint native isn’t intimidated by the Houston rap scene"
Kristy Loye, Houston Press
Houston Rappers Have a Message: "Stop Killing Us"
"Genesis Blu, a local female rapper who is starting to gain her own footing, has helped start a movement known as #StillDreamin."
Brandon Caldwell, Houston Press