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Lil' Flip

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    God Hasn't Forgetten About Hollywood FLOSS

    MIXTAPE OF THE WEEK: Hollywood FLOSS, God's Forgotten Angel I doubt God has forgotten about Hollywood FLOSS. Well, he may have forgotten about his beloved Lakers last season, but that's beside the point. FLOSS represents one of those rap acts who could release a flurry of mixtapes, projects, untitle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    My Block: Houston Rappers' Five Best Neighborhood Shout-Outs

    To hear others tell it, Houston is the fattest city in America. It's the ugliest. It's the most mosquito-ridden, hellishly hot metropolis in the country. All of these people who don't live here and know nothing about us sure can't keep our name out of their mouths. Where I come from, we call those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    The Rocks Off 100: Sama'an Ashrawi, Trill Gladiator

    Who? Sama'an Ashrawi is a filmmaker, a documentarian of almost everything UGK and easily one of the few men Bun B trusts more than anything other than his shoe collection and family. Actually, Ashrawi is like family after the two befriended one another. Last fall, Ashrawi released his All Star Tribu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    Lil Flip Arrested In Louisiana On Gun, Drug Charges

    Wednesday, Lil Flip made the news. Not for releasing a comeback single to regain his footing as one of Houston's first breakout rap stars post-2000, but for being jailed. According to the Shreveport Times, the 31-year old rapper was arrested near Shreveport, La., Wednesday after deputies found a B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    Last Night: Screwed Up Click at Warehouse Live

    Lil' Keke, E.S.G., Big Pokey Warehouse Live June 27, 2012 June 27 isn't an official holiday in Houston -- yet. But the date remains the preferred occasion for formally celebrating the life, career and influence of Robert Davis, our beloved DJ Screw. On Wednesday, the remnants of the Screwed Up Clic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Ask A Rapper: Reggie Eviscerates Rap's Worst Diss Tracks

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place -- lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good -- so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? E-mail sheaserrano@gmail.com. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Friday Night: K-Rino & Lil' Flip At Fitzgerald's

    Lil' Flip, K-Rino and More Fitzgerald's April 6, 2012 Lil' Flip and K-Rino are two of Houston's longest-reigning rap stars, and Fitzgerald's is one of the city's longest-running nightclubs. It seemed almost wrong that neither had performed onstage at the venerated live-music institution before Frid ... More >>

  • Music

    December 22, 2011
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    November 17, 2011

    Eat It: Houston Rappers Love to Write Songs About Eating

    Photo by Chase Steely ​One thing Houston rappers are proficient in-besides rapping great-is eating well. Many of the more influential artists were/are big and fat: Fat Pat, Big Pokey, Big Moe, Big HAWK, Big Mello, and Big Steve. Even DJ Screw was a husky man. That's not to say that their wei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Remember Lil Flip's #KissThePinkyRang?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. ​Lil Flip #KissThePinkyRang (Self-released, 2011) Lil' Flip is, by even the most ardent applica ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Rappers Agree, Almost, That There Is A God

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't a national holiday, Rocks Off will have some of them hear discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Slim Thug, Bun B, KAB, Trae, ESG, Lil Flip, Kyle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2011

    Comic-Book Alter Egos For Top Houston Rappers

    The hip-hop world is a less than sensible place - lots of times, you're even required to clarify when bad means bad and when bad means good - so once a week we're going to get with a rapper and ask them to explain things. Something you always wanted to ask a rapper? Email introducingliston@gmail.com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Will Mainstream Rap Ever Stop Objectifying Women?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't a national holiday, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Lil Flip, D-Risha, Renzo, Kyle Hubbard, Do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    What Community Responsibilities Do Rappers Have?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday or thereabouts, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. "Don't nobody care about how much your watch cost" Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Z-Ro, Paul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Remember O.N.E.'s Last O.N.E. Standing?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or not, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. ​O.N.E. Last O.N.E. Standing (Self-released, 2010) O.N.E. is a bit of a paradox. When placed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Is Stealing Another Rapper's Lyrics Ever OK?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Eskabel, Renzo, O.N.E., Brad Gilmore, D-Risha, K.A.B. Not Invited: Carlos Menc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    Chanel Dizzle: Much More Than Just A "Barre Baby"

    Chanel's Facebook fan page​Rocks Off was pretty much blown away by that video of angelic-looking YouTube user ChanelDizzle singing the dirty hits of members of the Screwed Up Click, which we posted about last week. So we decided to get in touch with her and find out if she had dreams of becomi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Bun B Resolves To Really Grind In 2011

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday that isn't a national holiday, Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Lil Flip, Killa Kyleon, K-Rino, H-Kane, Ky ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    What Is The Best Album Cover Ever?

    Some rappers happen to be thoughtful, intelligent people. Every Monday Rocks Off will have some of them here discussing issues relevant to their culture. ​This Week's Panel: Bun B, Lil Flip, Hollywood FLOSS, hasHBrown, Kyle Hubbard, Renzo, Brad Gilmore and Nash White Not Invited: Kanye, bec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    Remember Lil Flip's Ahead Of My Time?

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. Lil Flip Ahead of My Time (Clover G Records, 2010) ​Flip is a curious case. See, he was a world ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Which Houston Rappers Are "Blowin' Money Fast"?

    ​This has been Ricky Rozay's summer, for certain. Teflon Don was, in short, a sparkly, magnanimously produced, well-acted-out album. By the way, let's just go ahead and keep pretending like the entire planet hasn't figured out that Ross employed a ghostwriter for TD. Hard evidence? Well, there ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Top 5 Rapper "Secret" Identities

    Rocks Off wonders what hip-hop would look like if rappers were true to who they really are, or should we say... who they were. Perhaps it would look like the video "Swagger Wagon," by The Sienna Family, the latest Internet phenomenon that has amassed 2.4 million hits in less than a month. Those G's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    Y'all Musta Forgot: Lil' Flip's The Leprechaun (And That Awful Cover)

    Houston's history is dotted with albums that, fairly or un, have been swept aside. We'll examine them here. Have an album that you think nobody knows about but should? Email sheaserrano@gmail.com. Lil' Flip The Leprechaun (Sucka Free Records, 2000) ​Ah, Flipperace. Most people don't remember this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    The Best Slap-Fights, Verbal Or Otherwise, In Houston Rap History

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. ​Last week, Chamillionaire and Paul Wall kicked off their 20-city "In Love Wit My Money" reunion tour in d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2010

    Lil' Flip, Devin the Dude, Texas Board of Education vs. Hip-Hop, Wu-Tang Clan, Death Row Records, Z-Ro, Dr. Dre, Etc.

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Anti-Single of the Week: "Garage Sale Rap," Random White Guys From A Garage Sales Company That Might Actually Be A Real Thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Five Spot: Texas All-Star Weekend, Movie Critic Killa Kyleon, Scarface Tweets?

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, albeit sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. A few things to mention this busy week from our handy-dandy notebook: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Answer an Urgent Appeal to Heal Haiti by Getting Some "Swagger"

    [Ed. Note: Please email any news of further music-related relief efforts to chris.gray@houstonpress.com.] Bobby Moon & Lil Flip - Swagger from AK Kurji on Vimeo. If you're looking for a way to contribute to the Haitian relief efforts, Houston-based international pop artist Bobby Moon is going to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2010

    Five Spot: So-Called "Kingofdasouth" T.I. Bursts Out of Jail

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. ​In celebration of T.I. getting out of lockup early - does time travel fast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Houston's Indian Hip-Hop Community Has Plenty of "Swagger"

    The story of how a hip-hop video gets made, or comes to fruition, usually doesn't resemble the melodramatic storyline of a Bollywood flick, but Lil Flip's new video, "Swagger" - featuring Houston-born Indian-music artist Bobby Moon - exudes a bit of the drama of subcontinental cinema. Let us set th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2009

    Turning the Screw: ESG and Friends, Chamillionaire, Dustin Prestige, 50, Eminem, Jay-Z, Chris Brown, Jeezy, Rihanna, Lil' Flip, etc.

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "Break Dem Boys Off," ESG feat. Slim Thug and Big Hawk Wire To Wire Chamillionaire continues to market ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Bun B, Slim Thug & Killa Kyleon, Bun B & Wale, Chingo Bling, Z-Ro vs. Lil Flip, Jay-Z, 50, The Kanye, Run-DMC, DMX, More Chingo, etc.

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "She Love It" remix, feat. Bun B, Slim Thug and Killa Kyleon After watching the actual video for this s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Five Spot: Flipperace Is Magically Delicious

    Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and, sometimes awkwardly, tie it to a bit of Houston rap. It's five videos and occasional cussing. Send tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Last year (around September or October, we think), The Game and Lil' Bow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Turning the Screw: Kyle Hubbard, Rihanna, Diddy, T.I., MF DOOM, 50 Cent, Flo Rida, Mims, Luke, Lil Flip and More

    Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to introducingliston@gmail.com. Thanks, homies. Single of the Week: "My Girl Likes To Drink," Kyle Hubbard Wire To Wire After two weeks of silence, Rihanna issue ... More >>

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    December 5, 2007
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    November 14, 2007

    This Just In: Rap Summit at U of H Tonight

    There should be some lively debate at U of H in a few hours as Pimp C, Lil Flip, Trae, M-1 of politically charged East Coast rappers Dead Prez and several others gather to discuss a subject broached recently by everyone from Don Imus to Tavis Smiley: “Is Hip-Hop Responsible for the Destruction of ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    They Fought the Law

    In Rap, You're Nothing Without a Sheet

  • Music

    June 22, 2006

    Hip-hop as She Is Rapped

    Translating the German Wikipedia entries of Houston's top MCs

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Low Ride, Take It Easy

    A trip to the Los Magnificos Car Show sets us to pondering why there cant be a local rock equivalent

  • Music

    April 7, 2005

    Where's the Beef? Right here in H-town

    T.I. and Lil' Flip rumble in Cloverland, bringing one of the great rap feuds of recent years to a head

  • Calendar

    December 23, 2004
  • Music

    June 3, 2004

    Local Rotation

    Lil' Flip, U Gotta Feel Me (Sony Urban/Suckafree/Columbia)

    Paul Wall, Chick Magnet (Paid in Full)

  • Calendar

    July 31, 2003

    A Lil' Car Show

    See tricked-out cars and hip-hop stars courtesy of Sucka Free

  • Calendar

    April 3, 2003

    Rules of the Game

    Learn the music biz from the pros

  • Music

    December 19, 2002

    Rodeo's Gonna Git You, Sucka

    When the Fat Show calls, you better answer

  • Music

    October 10, 2002

    Project Row Houses Arts and Music Festival

    Saturday and Sunday, October 12 and 13

  • News

    July 18, 2002

    Hot Tunes, Summer in the City

    Houston Press Music Awards Showcase 2002

  • Music

    April 11, 2002

    Back To Basics

    Steven Van Zandt is dedicated to garage rock

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Screw Heads

    Forever and a Day (Avarice/JCOR Entertainment)

  • Music

    February 8, 2001

    Lil' Flip

    The Leprechaun (Sucka Free)

  • Music

    November 30, 2000

    One Last Spin

    Friends, fans and associates cope with the silence following DJ Screw's untimely death

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