Lil Keke is a Houston legend; that point is inarguable. But, despite perfectly capturing the late '90s zeitgeist on geographically charged 1997 hit "Southside," he has never had anything the mainstream could really latch onto. He's never been seen as a novelty (Paul Wall, "Sittin' Sideways"), just plain lucky (Lil' Flip, "Game Over") or possessed of a goofy catchphrase that, while originally used to help gain notoriety, could ultimately be used to destroy his career (Mike Jones, "Back Then"). Keke's nonfulfillment of his potential, though, has backwardly empowered him in the eyes of the streets; "Keke didn't fail, Keke kept it real." Unfortunately, Keke keeps it a... More >>>