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Thug Life: Rap Music And The Word “Thug”
Last week, Young Thug released a new song called "
." The Atlanta rapper is ascendent -- as Tom Breihan noted in his
Album Of The
May 18, 2015 - 11:19 am
After A Decade, Where Is Mike Jones?
In his industrious resolve to deliver Houston hip-hop to the widest possible market in the mid-2000s, rapper Mike Jones assumed the role of carnival barker.
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MICK + Leon Bridges’
Coming Home To Texas
Mixtape Combines His Songs With Houston Rap Classics
Leon Bridges is a neo-soul revivalist straight out of Fort Worth whose debut album
felt like it was taken whole cloth from an…
September 1, 2015 - 5:47 pm
Beyonce - Bow Down
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…
March 29, 2013 - 5:20 pm
Trae Tha Truth - "I'm From Texas" Video
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,…
August 21, 2012 - 9:56 am
Big K.R.I.T. - "Me & My Old School" video
Big K.R.I.T. – “Me & My Old School” Video (Feat. Lil Keke & Slim Thug)
For a new version of "Me & My Old School," an ode to ancient gas-guzzlers from Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T.'s album
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August 13, 2012 - 4:03 pm
Slim Thug – “Can’t Stop” (Feat. Curren$y)
On his latest track, the thunder-voiced Houston rap veteran Slim Thug tries out the sort of hazy, organic stoner-rap beat that New Orleans weed-rap king…
November 3, 2011 - 3:40 pm
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