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10 Rappers to Meet While Visiting Houston

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People say everything’s bigger in Texas and there’s definitely truth in that statement. Texas is the largest state in the continental U.S., so it’s not like the residents don’t have enough room to make everything as huge as they’d like. Even the music in the state is big, especially in the cities.

The city of Houston has always been recognized for making their stamp on the hip-hop culture; the sounds coming from here are distinctly different from that of any other region. As the years go by, Houston hip-hop is growing even more and becoming more diverse within itself.

In fact, the culture is so far-reaching that it heavily lends inspiration to artists like Drake and A$AP Rocky, neither of whom have ever had a crib below the Mason-Dixon line, much less, in Houston. But it’s all good, it’s all love and the respect is paid to those providing the inspiration.

From Scarface and the Geto Boys to newcomers like Kab tha Don and Travi$ Scott, names a few rappers fans have to break bread with when touching down on that southern soil. Here’s 10 Rappers to Meet While Visiting Houston.

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Speaking of Houston, the Down South location is just one stop on Alicia Keys‘ Set the World On Fire tour. The songstress is currently on her worldwide trek and wants to get to know her fans in every city. She’s asking fans to send in photos of themselves in their cities, and with those photos, she will create a new music video in every city on her tour. To submit your photos to the ‘Your City, Your Video’ project, go¬†here. The next deadline for photo submissions for the tour dates in Atlanta, Greensboro, Toronto and Montreal is Mon., March 18. The submission period for dates prior to that has closed.

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