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Watch Bun B In A Toothpaste Commercial

Houston rapper Bun B makes an appearance in a recent advertisement for Rembrandt, a teeth whitening company. He acknowledges the absurdity right of the bat: "I am probably not the normal person that you'd see in a toothpaste ad." He stars in the commercial alongside Marvel comics editor Sana Amanat and Top Chef winner Kriste… More »

By: James Rettig / October 9, 2014

Dizzee Rascal – “H-Town” (Feat. Bun B & Trae) (Prod. A-Trak)

There were many, many interesting things about the London rapper Dizzee Rascal when he was an ascendant grime star a little less than a decade ago, but one of the low-key fun things about him was always his association with the Texas cult-rap legends UGK, who he collaborated with on a couple of More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 1, 2013

Beyoncé – “I Been On Remix” (Feat. Bun B, Scarface, Z-Ro, Lil Keke, Willie D & Slim Thug)

A couple of weeks ago and absolutely out of nowhere, Beyoncé released the absolutely badass and aggressively weird single "Bow Down/I Been On," on which she rapped in a screwed-up voice and repped hard for underground Texas rap. And now, for the "I Been On" remix, she's rounded up an absolutely staggering lineup of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 29, 2013

SXSW 2013 Saturday: Justin Timberlake, Earl Sweatshirt, French Montana, More

Here it is, our last recap-post from last week in Austin. If you're just getting caught up, you can dip back into Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Otherwise, here now here is Tom going in on JT, Earl, and many more:… More »

By: Stereogum / March 18, 2013

Big K.R.I.T. – “Shine On” (Feat. Bun B)

The Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. rose to fame by working up a sweeping, organic, entirely convincing personal take on mid-'90s country rap. So it's a thrill to hear K.R.I.T. enlist one of the prime avatars of that sound, UGK legend Bun B, while he warps that sound in interesting new directions. K.R.I.T.'s new track "Shine… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 27, 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest: 10 Must-See Sets Plus Nite Highlights

Starting sometime today, and growing tomorrow, some 20,000 people will converge on Austin, TX for Fun Fun Fun Fest. If you're not one of them, you have every right and reason to be very, very jealous. Now in its seventh year, FFF is presenting one of the strongest bills in recent memory: Over three day… More »

By: Stereogum / November 1, 2012

Trae Tha Truth – “I’m From Texas” Video (Feat. Z-Ro, Paul Wall, Slim Thug, Kirko Bangz & Bun B)

Houston rap's moment in the national spotlight started sometime around January 2005 and ended sometime around December 2005, but all those guys are still around, still cranking out underground music for their local faithful, sometimes making another aborted shot at a pop comeback. So it's nice to see a whole bunch of them -- some… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 21, 2012

Big Boi – “Gossip” (Feat. UGK & Big K.R.I.T.)

Big morning for rap music! And now here's another thing to get amped about. Last month, we learned that OutKast's Big Boi was planning to follow up 2010's excellent solo album Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty with a new one called Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors. And today, we get… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 28, 2012

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week for videos just fucking absolutely ruled, so before we get into what made this list, let's take a moment for all the videos that missed the cut. Among the casualties: Two eye-grabbing clips for A-list indie anthems, a mind-warping and visually sumptuous CocoRosie clip, a great bare-bones performance video,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 8, 2012

Killer Mike – “Big Beast” Video (Feat. T.I., Bun B & Trouble) (NSFW)

Well, this morning just got significantly more awesome. "Big Beast," the ridiculously badass all-star first single from Killer Mike's excellent El-P-produced new album R.A.P. Music, has a nine-minute new video, and holy shit is it ever awesome. The clip features a Steven Seagal-style foiled convenience-store robbery, an entrail feast, an old-school car chase,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 7, 2012

Fat Tony & Tom Cruz – “Bad Habits” (Feat. Bun B & Nick Diamonds)

Today, the brand new Brooklyn-based label Young One announced its formation, and it's already got a small but seriously impressive roster: Bay Area cloud-rap pioneers Main Attrakionz, wide-eyed Queens trio Children Of The Night, and buzzy young Houston MC Fat Tony. Next month, Tony will link with the rapper/producer Tom Cruz to release… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 16, 2012

Killer Mike – “Big Beast” (Feat. Bun B, T.I. & Trouble) (Prod. El-P)

For a long time now, we've heard rumblings about a new collaborative album from badass Atlanta rap snarler Killer Mike and New York skronk-rap king El-P. This morning, we get confirmation that it exists. El produced all of the new joint R.A.P. Music. (That title stands for Rebellious African People's Music. Sure, fine.) Below, we've… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 13, 2012

Watch ASAP Rocky Perform In NYC Last Night

Though much praise has fallen on the lap of Harlem-bred rap upstart ASAP Rocky, last night's show at Irving Plaza was his true coronation as the scene's torchbearer; not only did he keep the stage clear so he could maximize his own performance (he has had trouble with this in the past) plenty… More »

By: Corban Goble / February 2, 2012

Area Codes: 256 – Huntsville, AL

Like any great music scene, Huntsville has been percolating for some time now. Through acts like PRGz and the production duo Block Beataz, Huntsville became a pin on the rap landscape with its stylistically Southern, but immensely colorful, music. Eventually, Huntsville bristled toward "breakout" status on the backs of groups like G-Side, whose last two… More »

By: Corban Goble / January 12, 2012

Jackie Chain – “Parked Outside” (Feat. Bun B & Big K.R.I.T.) Video

Motion Family's new video for Jackie Chain's Alabama trunk-rattler "Parked Outside," like the song that accompanies it, works as a celebration of tricked-out ancestral American automobiles. As rap videos go, it's not exactly revolutionary, but Motion Family know how to film the usual rap-video scenes with a narcotic sort of atmosphere that fit… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 14, 2011

Ten Hip-Hop Albums That Would Make Great Performances

Somehow, billing an artist to play their most famous release, exclusively, got super vogue all of the sudden. Nas did Illmatic. Erykah Badu did Baduizm. A Tribe Called Quest did Midnight Marauders. So, yeah, some good stuff got covered, but what else is there? In appreciation of the ever-strong Rock The Bells festival series, and… More »

By: Corban Goble / October 7, 2011

Jackie Chain – “Parked Outside” (Feat. Bun B & Big K.R.I.T.)

Huntsville rap stomper Jackie Chain is one of the people responsible for the cult-favorite single "Rollin'," and now he's the man behind the new jam "Parked Outside," a truly satisfying piece of Southern-rap classicism. Texas legend Bun B shows up for a verse, and the excellent Mississippi producer Big K.R.I.T. produces the track and… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 6, 2011

Killa Kyleon – “Bodies Hit The Floor” (Feat. Bun B) Video

Drowning Pool's perennially silly "Bodies" belongs next to Korn's "Blind" and Linkin Park's "One Step Closer" on the list of secretly awesome hits that the late-'90s/early-'00s nu-metal era gave us. And it's fun to hear Houston rap animal Killa Kyleon interpolate the song (and credit its authors!) on his new mixtape banger… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 14, 2011

80 Other Bands With Official Sneakers

Last week the Animal Collective bros released an official mixtape for their new … sneakers. That is a thing now. Gotta keep fans on their toes (ouch, sorry). The shoes which you can see here benefit the Socorro island Conservation Fund, and they are cruelty free, except to your eyes. I did some research,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 6, 2011