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Bun B of UGK opening a restaurant

Southern hip-hop hall of famer and UGK rapper Bun B is getting into the culinary arena with his latest business endeavor, Trill Burgers. Bun B,

Goodie Mob’s ‘Soul Food’: Did legendary crew drop Southern rap’s greatest debut?

Goodie Mob’s debut album might be the best debut in southern rap history and it represents that period in Atlanta’s history just before the cultural and aesthetic shift that defined the city after the 1996 Olympics. If OutKast were your cool cousins you’d hung out with in high school, Goodie Mob was like college “super seniors,” passing blunts while dropping knowledge in university housing.

Bun B blasts Sen. Ted Cruz for Obamacare opposition

Bun B is one of the godfathers of Houston hip-hop, and his perspective carries a lot of weight in the community. The UGK co-founder was recently asked to give his opinion on Houston senator Ted Cruz. Cruz infamously gave a controversial unofficial filibuster of Pres. Barack Obama’s healthcare program that lasted over 21 hours.

OutKast’s ‘Player’s Ball’ turns 20; a debut single that changed hip-hop

“Player’s Ball” changed the hip-hop landscape like only a handful of singles had before. In the same way that Run-D.M.C.’s “It’s Like That” announced the end of hip-hop’s first wave and the start of a new, more aggressive brand of rap; and in the same way that Dr. Dre’s “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang” put G-Funk and Death Row Records at the forefront of hip-hop visibility, “Player’s Ball” was the opening shot from a city that would soon become the center of hip-hop in the new millennium.

Bun B Announces the Sole Drive 2012

Grammy nominated legendary rapper Bun B will host The Sole Drive 2012 to raise 20,000 pairs of shoes, to be donated to 20 select organizations around the world.

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