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"After the show it's the afterparty..."

-- Jay-Z

Another year, another successful HPMA showcase. And unlike those wimps up in Chicago, a little rain wasn't gonna stop us here in H-Town.

And what better way to end an evening of live music than with a dance party featuring five of the city's best DJ acts? The Houston Press knows how to throw a party, y'all. Here's proof:

DJ Name: iPod Ammo Style: Hip-Hop Righteousness to Ratchetness Standout tracks dropped: Ricky B, "Y'all Holla"

Ammo's range is broad, and his track selection will undoubtedly surprise you, ranging from the new (Kanye's "Mercy") to the classic (Dr. Dre's "Xplosive" and "Nuthin But a G Thang") and the swag dance rap (Cali Swag District "Dougie"; Tyga, "Rack City"). He certainly provides ammo for your MP3 device.

DJ Name: Candlestick Style: Chopped Not Slopped, House Party Champion Standout tracks dropped: Los Del Rio, "Macarena"

It takes guts to play that god-awful "Macarena" song and expect us to take you seriously. But if anyone can do it, Candlestick can. No slowed down tracks in this set, starting with dubstep remixes of Drake, Fun. and Adele, then laying down "Apache (Jump On It)" to round off the "I can't believe he played that" vibe. Good show, sir.

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When he's not roaming around the city in search of tacos and graffiti, Houston Press contributor Marco both writes and points his camera lens toward the vibrant Houston music scene and beyond.