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Slideshow: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade

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Photo by Chris Gray

This bright, blustery morning, Rocks Off ventured to Minute Maid Park to take in Houston's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade, featuring Mixtape Messiah and Co-Grand Marshal Chamillionaire, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Rockets mascot Clutch, the mighty U of H and Willowridge High School marching bands and lots more. Click here for a slideshow.

As soon as the parade was over, Chamillionaire - whose Fly Rydez custom detailing shop tricked out many of the parade vehicles - was already en route to Washington, D.C., where he will be one of the many performers at the Obama inaugural festivites. Cham has kindly agreed to keep a trip journal for Rocks Off, so stay tuned to see how H-town represents in Washington, D.C.

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