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  1. Watch Mike Jones (Who?) Rap About Locksmiths In A Hilarious New AdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | MTV

    Mike Jones made his name in the 2000s as a prominent rapper out of Texas and now he's making a splashwith a jingle. The Who Is Mike Jones? MC appears in a new ad for LockedOut, a company that calls itself an Uber for locksmiths.


  2. California Rapper Lunacie To Release Album "I'm The Best" To Provoke Thought And Incite DanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | WireService

    ... he experience nominal success from these productions, opening for prolific hip artists such as T.I., Soulja Boy, Mike Jones, Rick Ross, and others, he felt that the only way to receive the proper push to stardom was to create his own record label. ...


  3. Forgotten 2000s Rappers Who Made You Turn The Hell Up At The School...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | VH1

    ... type of Axe you're wearing. She'll love that. What is this song even called? "Back Then?" Why are they playing Mike Jones? Who the fudge listens to him? A+ opportunity for a pizza-and-Dr. Thunder break with Ash. This sugar buzz is clouding your ...


  4. 'Nasty Freestyle' brings something new to popRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | New York Daily News

    ... until he put "Nasty Freestyle" on Instagram earlier this year. The song recalls the drawl of Houston rappers like Mike Jones, but Wayne gives his lolling speech his own cadence. The way his words slur out began to inspire stop-start dances from ...


  5. Skepta - "Back Then"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Stereogum

    The London grime rapper Skepta has been on a serious roll lately, releasing great tracks like " Shutdown " and " Lukey World " even if his new album still isn't anywhere in sight. His latest is "Back Then," in which he tweaks Mike Jones' old "back then they didn't want me" line while producer Plastician puts a grime spin on "Still Tippin'," the 2005 Mike Jones/Slim Thug/Paul Wall Houston rap classic.


  6. Mad Maxo: Getting To Know Maxo KreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Vibe

    ... tuned for a Maxo Kream and Wxlf Gxd mixtape definitely in the future. Ten years after the world was introduced to Mike Jones, Paul Wall, and Slim Thug, Houston is emerging once again with the likes of the Sauce Twinz, Doughbeezy, and Beatking to ...


  7. Part 2 of Slim Thug's 'Hogg Life' Film Flashes Back to 2005Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... focuses largely on the ripple effects that followed "Still Tippin," the paramount trio-rap track from Slim, Mike Jones by Paul Wall. It follows the rapper through a VIBE photo shoot where all three men are prominently involved; performances at the ... 2 comments

  8. I Called All The Phone Numbers In These Song Lyrics And This Is What HappenedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | MTV

    ... dropped in February, fans were treated to an Easter egg hidden in the last track on the record. In a very Mike Jones move, Big Sean gave out his Detroit-area cellphone number, couched in the lyrics: "N - as say I changed, how they damn, how they do ...


  9. Status Ain't Hood: Beatking, Sauce Twinz, And Houston Rap's Next WaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | Stereogum

    ... It didn't happen. Houston rappers had hits, but once they found the national stage, guys like Chamillionaire and Mike Jones relied too hard on gimmicks or bad ideas, and they couldn't make fame stick. But those guys are all still around and still ...


  10. Acts You Can Skip at FPSF 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... cap to a boring day. Besides, do you really want to sweat out your weight in water and fake like you care about Mike Jones just to hear "Still Tippin'" again? These bands will all be back (except, sadly, probably, Tears for Fears) in places with air ...


  11. Screwston, TexasRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Houston Press

    We owe Mike Jones an apology. A big apology. An apology so big that it wiggles out of its original form into tiny little strands to make a collage of apologies.


  12. 'Who Is Mike Jones?' Is Ten Years Old, and We Owe Him An ApologyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Houston Press

    We owe Mike Jones an apology. A big apology. An apology so big that it wiggles out of its original form into tiny little strands to make a collage of apologies.


  13. A$AP Mob Discusses The Making Of A$AP Rocky's "Purple Swag"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | HipHopDx

    ... and zone out." Rocky claims that the screwed chorus within the song was his idea. "I personally went in and put Mike Jones' voice in and chopped it up," he says. The director who assisted with putting together the music video for the song, Jason ...


  14. Where Are They Now? 10 Rappers You Loved And Forgot About Where Are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | VH1

    ... their careers just straight up hit a wall. Ever wonder what happened to J-Kwon ? Where the hell is Rich Boy ? Was Mike Jones ever heard from again? Today we resurrect some of these names and more, as well as give up their whereabouts after they ...


  15. After A Decade, Where Is Mike Jones?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Stereogum

    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. The carnival, though, was Mike Jones himself. 1 comment

  16. Borderlands Bacchanal to Host Two Days of Free Music, Art, Comedy and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Tucson Weekly

    ... Baker, Mary Theresa Dietz, Coppelia Tarantal, Derys Lyttle, Beth'el Klein, Dylan Page, Martin Quintanilla, and Mike Jones Comedians Alex Kack, Ryan Malco, Pauly Casillas, Kevin William Lee, Gary Hood, and players from Tucson Improv Movement Film ...


  17. Big Sean on Dinners With Kim and Kanye, Dirty Raps With Ariana GrandeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... and Eminem, his life with girlfriend Ariana Grande and more. The phone number thing reminds me a little of how Mike Jones used to give out his number on every song. Were you a big fan of his? I wasn't the biggest Mike Jones fan, to be honest. This ...


  18. Orakpo: RGIII is a a different cat,a but is respectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

    ... to relate. So, I never had a problem with RGIII. We're actually good friends. He just gets a bad rap sometimes." Mike Jones covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post. When not writing about a Redskins development of some kind - which is ...


  19. In praise of the IU graphic design recruiting teamRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | The Crimson Quarry

    ... blaring early 2000's rap. Nothing would make me happier than knowing that Tom Crean had to sign off on which MIKE JONES lyric to use. So, in an effort to stay up with the times (and also an open application to team up with whoever is in charge of ...


  20. BeatKing Strikes Again For Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Houston Press

    ... want to sleep, doesn't want to capsize or run into a goddamn iceberg. Or made Super Bowl Sunday ads if you're Mike Jones . Or train to be a future WWE wrestler in RiFF RaFF . Point is, the New Houston Rap column isn't situated to just a day. Which ...