Game Changer: Farouk Shami's Rap Song
Some may carp that it has come too late in the game to make a difference, but we ask you to listen to what we guess is called "Farouk is on Fire," by the rapper J. Xavier.
Shami is described in the song as "our future Texas governor," which at least leaves open the possibility that it's the 2014 or 2018 race being discussed.
Under an ominous riff, we hear all about Shami and his agenda and how he came to America with nothing and how he's like Obama (the Obama of "a couple years ago"), wanting change and all that.
The chorus: "Farouk is on fire / Serving the community, his number-one desire."
Houston Texans vs. Cleveland Browns
TicketsSun., Oct. 15, 12:00pm
TicketsSat., Oct. 21, 7:00pm
Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts
TicketsSun., Nov. 5, 12:00pm
Houston Texans vs. Arizona Cardinals
TicketsSun., Nov. 19, 12:00pm
Houston Texans vs. San Francisco 49ers
TicketsSun., Dec. 10, 12:00pm
No hair-styling products are mentioned, which frankly we have to say is a bit of a missed-opportunity. Not even the hair-dryer that reverses baldness.
Shami's campaign calls the song "A last-minute push to win supporters and motivate Texans to the polls."
"I thank J. Xavier for his support and lending his amazing talents to our campaign," Shami saif in a statement that also did not include any mention of hair products.
Will J. Xavier's epic be played tonight at some late, private gathering of Bill White supporters celebrating victory? We don't know if they're hip enough.
Get the ICYMI: Today's Top Stories Newsletter Our daily newsletter delivers quick clicks to keep you in the know
Catch up on the day's news and stay informed with our daily digest of the most popular news, music, food and arts stories in Houston, delivered to your inbox Monday through Friday.