Welcome back to Turning the Screw, Rocks Off's weekly rap post. It probably won't rhyme, at least most of the time. E-mail tips to [email protected]. Thanks, homies.(Sexy, Spoony) Single of the Week: You(genious), "Sex on a Spoon"
[Note: How many Houston musicians can you spot in that video? We're at six.]
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Fat Tony and Nosaprise are, hands down, two of our favorite underground Houston rappers. We can't say enough good things about them. Unless we're talking about their freestyle battle rap showing, that is. Then we totally can. (Hat tip to reader Carly for passing along the link to that six-month-old video we somehow managed to miss.)
Why the eff is everybody dying this year? R.I.P. Roc Raida.
Hanz, the guy that punched Joe Budden a while back at the Rock the Bells show, is talking about it now. Long story short, he did it because of the negative remarks Budden had made about Raekwon and Meth. Our idealistic reaction is to call it a bullcrap move because violence begets violence, but one time at a club in San Antonio we sucker-punched a guy in the head because he was talking saucy to a friend of ours (we then promptly disappeared into the crowd), so, whatever, we're cool with it.
Not sure whose rumored reunion we're less surprised by: Nas and Kelis or Chris Brown and Rihanna.
BET announced that, among others, The Kanye received 9 nominations from their awards show. We're pretty much indifferent towards young Ms. Taylor Swift, but if she can work up the balls to secretly finagle her way into the building and then interrupt The Kanye during one of his acceptance speeches, we will forever buy every album she ever releases.
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