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2010 Stories by Rolando Rodriguez

Archives: 2011 | 2010
  • Homecoming

    published November 11, 2010

    Hip-hop, like life, is like an onion. Peel back the layers and you might weep. So it goes with legendary hip-hop duo Gang Starr. On the... More >>

  • Concrete Dreams

    published June 17, 2010

    Sometimes an artist — Dutch-born painter Vincent van Gogh, for example — has to die before his work is recognized by the... More >>

  • Deporting All WetWacks

    published May 27, 2010

    "They Wrestlemania this rap shit / Dry-mouth rappers can't spit / They rap bricks / But identical to bum's outfits...Robert Earl with the brick... More >>

  • Lively-Hood

    published March 25, 2010

    In far northside Houston, we sit in a cave. At least that's what 28-year-old Ruben Reyes calls his apartment/music studio. The streets call him... More >>

  • Forever Roc La Familia

    published February 25, 2010

    Perhaps one of the greatest mysteries in Houston hip-hop is "What happened to Aztek Escobar and Roc La Familia?" The Latin-minded record label... More >>

  • Up on His Hustle

    published January 7, 2010

    "Follow my lead / Do as I say, not as I do / Follow my lead / Mayday, mayday" — South Park Mexican, "Follow My Lead," The Purity... More >>

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