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Remember Marcus Manchild's Preseason 2?

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 [email protected].

There are probably more than a few people who might argue that Marcus Manchild is the best rapper in the entire influx of Houstonians with microphones. Most recently (or memorably, perhaps), he managed to outduel everybody on the official unofficial version of the new era "June 27" track, edging out the furious Propain justbarelybythismuch.

Still, he, like most of the guys who hover near the top of the food chain here in town, is mostly an unknown element. Preseason 2, his 337th mixtape (or something), is his latest attempt at resolving that particular injustice.

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Shea Serrano