Concerts

93.7's Beat Down Ups the Ante In H-Town's Rap-Radio Feud

93.7 The Beat's H-Town Beat Down BBVA Compass Stadium June 20, 2014

Whether they want to admit it to one another or not, KQBT 93.7 The Beat and KBXX 97.9 The Boxx are embroiled in a war. A cold war, but a war nonetheless.

Friday was just another skirmish in the longer battle, as 93.7 debuted the first-ever H-Town Beat Down, a large summer concert-style event where big names from the world of hip-hop and R&B descended upon BBVA Compass Stadium. Having Future, the god-king of Autotune, love songs and general club artillery close the show was a rather neat twist, to send people home quite happy.

"Where my Day 1 Free Band Gang members at?" the rapper yelled, sporting a mix of blonde and black dreadlocks. He couldn't help but continue running through his set, one not as different as the one he gave fans in November when touring with Drake, but different nonetheless.

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Brandon Caldwell has been writing about music and news for the Houston Press since 2011. His work has also appeared in Complex, Noisey, the Village Voice & more.
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