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.
This Week's Panel: Fat Tony, Kyle Hubbard, Brad Gilmore, John Dew, Free, Young Sensation, Show and Hollywood FLOSS
Not Invited: Tony Romo
Note: This went out prior to Sunday's crapstorm of a game. Some of the responses came back afterwards. It's pretty easy to tell which ones those are.
This Week's Prompt: This weekend is the Governor's Cup or, as it's unofficially known, The Only Football Game of the Year God Watches. The Texans (2-0) will be getting it on against the horribly annoying Cowboys.
So, two questions: First, who do you have and why? Second, don't you think it'd be completely appropriate to gather up all of the Cowboys fans in Houston and carve a star on their forehead like how those guys did to the Nazis in Inglorious Basterds?
Fat Tony: I don't watch sports.
Rocks Off: Aaargh.
Kyle Hubbard: You see, the thing is I'm not very into football, thus making my knowledge of it zilch. If you ever want to chop it up about Batman and Batman-related characters however, I'm your man. Like, did you know that Dick Grayson, the former and first Robin, is now Batman and Bruce Wayne has been displaced in time? I know, I know; your mind is blown.
Brad Gilmore, Twenty Eleven: Well, seeing how that preseason game went, my money is on the Texans. They are 2-0, beating the Colts and Redskins. I have to say that Matt Schaub is the best quarterback* in the entire NFL, as well as Andre Johnson being the best wide receiver in the last ten years**.
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With that duo, the Texans will be pretty hard to beat. As far as the Cowboys go, they just can't get it together this season. Tony Romo runs the same offense every single game. I haven't personally talked to any Cowboy fan in Houston, but if there are any we should carve a star in their forehead with the winning score*** from the game in the dead center of it, so they will always know that the Texans are the real Texas team.
*Wow. **Double wow. ***Whoops.
John Dew: Man, since we took such an ass-whoopin', I might just let 'em make it.
Rocks Off: Good point.
JD: Yeah, we got an ass-whooping at home. Not cool.
RO: We like to call it "getting John Dewed."
Free, The Niceguys [laughs]: Just don't carve one in mine.
Rocks Off: Wait. You're a Cowboys fan? Your album review just took a serious hit, sir.
F: Yeah, born and raised in Grand Prairie, Tex., which is a Dallas suburb. Been a 'Boys fan since I was born.
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RO [laughs]: I expect that from a Texans fan. It's all good though. I like the Texans.
Young Sensation [laughs]: Man, let them get their little shine. We're still 2-1 and they're 1-2.
Show: Nah, just cattle-brand them with the Texans logo.
Hollywood FLOSS: Sure, it looked cool in the movie, but on second thought they held us down when Bud Adams decided to move, so Titans are the ones you should be after; Titans and Buffalo Bills for coming back on the Oilers' 32-point lead. [I] still have nightmares.