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Which Rapper(s) Should Headline Summer Fest 2012?

Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't the day after a gigantic local music festival, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture.

This Week's Panel: Trae, Wreck, Roosh Williams, Kyle Hubbard, Preemo, Mac, Lil O, hasHBrown

Not Invited: That shitty new Teen Wolf show on MTV.

This Week's Prompt: So now that it's over, question: Which non-local rap act would you like to see on the bill at next year's Summer Fest?

Trae: I'm still pissed they ain't get at me. But thanks to my big bro Big Boi, I still represented. And by the way, tell 'em I said Street King is on the way.

Wreck: Tupac.

Rap Round Table: We don't imagine that'd be a very good show. He'd just sort of lay there, probably. Get eaten by bugs and decompose and so forth.

Big Boi and Trae tha Truth backstage at Summer Fest
Big Boi and Trae tha Truth backstage at Summer Fest
Marco Torres

Roosh Williams: I'm admittedly not too familiar with Summer Fest, but Atmosphere and Slaughterhouse would be awesome to see at a big event here. Blue would be great too, reasons being personal bias.

Kyle Hubbard: I'd really like to see Lupe Fiasco rock it. He's a high-caliber star, one of my favorite MCs and he has already has a strong Houston connection. Seeing "Hip-Hop Saved My Life" live in the H is like a religious experience.

Preemo: I'd have to say Busta Rhymes. Great performers and so far and few between; Busta rocks the microphone every time. Best live emcee I've seen.

Mac: West Coast rapper Messy Marv. [He] made a name for himself independently. In north Cali, he is equal to Z-Ro in H-town.

Lil O: Jeezy. He has a catalogue.

hasHBrown: Nobody. They need more local hip-hop acts on the bill.

Ed. Note: Odd Future.


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