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  1. Live Music: Bun B., Hivehead, and The Old PaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 29 | Charleston City Paper

    Pinpointing the start of Johnson City, Tenn. garage-punk duo Hivehead is a tricky one since members Samuel and Silas Bowman are brothers, so you could say the chemistry has always been there.

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  2. Critic's Notebook: A Bounty of Hip-Hop Classics, ResurrectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 28 | The New York Times

    Hip-hop may be at the forefront of pop culture, and be embedded into the DNA of contemporary American life, but looking backward hasn't always been its strength. Other genres - rock and jazz especially - tend to fetishize their history, something reflected in the intensity with which old and out-of-print and sometimes never-released music is reissued.

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  3. Big Boi on 'Boomiverse,' Cosby Lyric, 10th Anniversary of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | RollingStone

    "When we first started, it wasn't cool to be from Atlanta," says Big Boi, one half of pioneering rap duo Outkast. "Now Atlanta is the place to be with music, film and television.

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  4. Viral Victories: Here's What You Missed On Social Media This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | Essence Magazine

    Check them out so you won't have major FOMO when you're friends are discussing these viral moments at brunch this weekend. If there were ever a visual form of SparkNotes for music, this video is it.

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  5. Big Boi Delivers "In The South" Featuring Gucci Mane & The Late Pimp CRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | AllHipHop.com

    In preparation of the project dropping on June 16, Daddy Fat Sax delivered "In The South" featuring two Southern rap legends. Big Boi previously teamed up with Gucci for "Shine Blockas" off 2010's Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty.

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  6. "International Players Anthem": Still the Best Texas Rap Song EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Houston Press

    Ten years ago this week, God saw fit that a Willie Hutch sample lift up the Heavens again.

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  7. Celebrating 10 years of 'International Player's Anthem'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | New York Daily News

    Ten years ago Tuesday, Andre 3000 typed a text to a girl he used to see - and the rest is history. The famous lyric kicks off UGK's "International Player's Anthem ," a hip-hop masterpiece released on June 6, 2007.

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  8. Mike Dean Launches M.W.A. Record Label With Houston's Dice SohoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Vibe

    Since his start in the '90s, heavyweight producer Mike Dean has deftly found a way to grow with the times. After establishing his career by working with Texas brethren Scarface, UGK, and Devin the Dude, Dean then forged relationships with the likes of Kanye West, Jay Z, and Beyonce in the 2000s.

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  9. Mike Dean Talks Launching New M.W.A. Label & Signing First Artist Dice SohoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | Billboard

    Since his start in the '90s, heavyweight producer Mike Dean has deftly found a way to grow with the times. After establishing his career by working with Texas brethren Scarface , UGK , and Devin the Dude , Dean then forged relationships with the likes of Kanye West , Jay Z , and Beyonce in the 2000s.

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  10. Cactus Music Celebrates Record Store Day with Bun B in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Houston Press

    There's nothing small or grass-roots about Record Store Day anymore; it's grown over the years and is now an international celebration of vinyl, music and traditional brick and mortar.

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  11. Everything You Should Know About Houston's Record Store Day 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Houston Press

    Now in its 10th year, Record Store Day has grown from being a small grass-roots movement aimed at promoting locally-owned record shops to an international celebration of vinyl and music, with stores from all over doing their part to making the day bigger and better than the last.

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  12. 19 Southern rappers who could pass as singersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Alabama Live

    When hip-hop emerged from the ashes of disco in the late 1970s, the expression of young urbanites that ruled the genre's narrative was a disruption to black music's melodic past. Although spoken word recorded to music wasn't exactly new, the seeds planted by avant-garde acts such as Gil Scott-Heron and The Last Poets early in the decade felt distant from the appeal.

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  13. Trap God: 6 Rappers & Producers Who Were Instrumental In The Rise Of Trap MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | Vibe

    Many fans can remember a time when the South was counted out and discarded as "not real hip-hop." For the past 20 years, however, one would be hard pressed to find a song on the radio or at the club that's neither from or influenced by the South-especially in the context of the dark, grimy, electric, heavy bass-filled sub-genre known as trap music.

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  14. Partners in RhymeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Memphis Flyer

    When it comes to duos that have made indelible contributions to hip-hop, Outkast, UGK, and 8Ball & MJG all deserve acknowledgment. The impact and influence these Southern-bred groups have had on the rap game are second to none.

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  15. Salis drops new mixtapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | Charleston City Paper

    Local country rap artist Salis recently released a new digital mixtape on DatPiff entitled Sip N' Swerve . Following up his Moonshine & Hennessy EP, Salis delivers his own flow over a few classics from UGK and Big KRIT.

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  16. Parquet Courts share 'Captive of the Sun' lyric video ft. Bun BRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    Parquet Courts new "Captive of the Sun" 12" is out today which includes a new version of the song featuring UGK rapper Bun B . They've just shared a lyric video for that track, and you can watch that and listen to the "Chopped Not Slopped" remix by DJ Candlestick and OG Ron C from the b-side, below.

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  17. Parquet Courts - "Captive Of The SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Stereogum

    The members of the New York postpunk band Parquet Courts grew up in Texas, and they love the shit out of Texas rap. Last year, they got to actually do something with that love, when they performed a new version of "Captive Of The Sun," a song from their great Human Performance album, on Colbert .

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  18. Juicy JRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | Denver Westword

    Juicy J's musical life began way back in the early '90s, when his flow was a crucial element in the hip-hop group Three 6 Mafia. Along with fellow seminal hip-hop acts like OutKast and UGK and record label Cash Money, Three 6 Mafia was part of a multi-state movement that put Southern rap on the map.

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  19. Bun B says 'we're all one' in Houston, unveils cap collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Houston Chronicle

    Rapper Bun B, dubbed by many the unofficial mayor of Houston, hopes the city leaves a lasting impression on visitors here for Super Bowl LI festivities. "Houston is literally the most diverse city in America.

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  20. Rice University Panel to Explore the Legacy of Pimp CRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Houston Press

    There are marble floors and walls. The heavenly fragrance of Bond No. 9 will fill the room the moment you enter.

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