Saturday evening, 8th Wonder Brewery in EaDo hosted a party for one of Houston's most important cultural institutions: the sneaker and apparel boutique Premium Goods (2416 Times Blvd.) was celebrating its 10-year anniversary of existence, and invited a few friends to assist in the festivities. Rocks Off photographer Marco Torres was on hand to capture the highlights.
The party got started as the sun went down on a cool evening in H-Town, with plenty of 8th Wonder beer, Red Bull, and Deep Eddy Vodka flowing and great music on the set list.
HPMA 2014 Best Rap DJ Mr. Rogers did his thing on the turntables to kick off the show. Pimp Squad fo life! Hold it down!
First on the mike was Le$, who repped Jet Life and brought his Steak x Shrimp flow to the stage, along with a few of his homies.
Doeman turned in a vicious lyrical assault...
...followed by The Southeast Beast, Doughbeezy.
Even Maxo Kream stopped by to knock a few heads.
MC Reko Trill kept things flowing throughout the night.
If you haven't stopped by 8th Wonder Brewery, do so ASAP. Their brews are phenomenal.
Cheers to Premium Goods!
Premium Goods owner Jennifer Ford looking great with the whole city behind her.
More photos on the next page.
The crowd was ready for more.
Devin Tha Dude stopped in for a few smoke-filled tracks...
...followed by Screwed Up Click legend and Freestyle King E.S.G.
Houston definitely showed love.
Always Ridin' Dirty!
Something amazing always happens when the Suffers hit the stage...
...like making the Trill OG appear for a surprise collaboration.
Kam Franklin could hardly contain her happiness.
"C'mon son!" -- Bun B
The night ended with an amazing, energetic set by the New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band.
10 Years and Still Holdin'. Thank you Premium Goods!
When he's not roaming around the city in search of tacos and graffiti, Marco points his camera lens towards the vibrant Houston music scene. Follow his adventures on Instagram at @MarcoFromHouston.
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