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Leon Bridges and Bun B Perform UGK Classic “One Day”
Leon Bridges and Bun B Perform UGK Classic “One Day”
SMNTCS Video
Friday, 01 March 2019
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Leon Bridges and Bun B Perform UGK Classic “One Day”

The story of how Leon Bridges and Bun B linked up to perform the UGK classic “One Day” at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is one I’ll probably have to save for the memoir, but to hold you over until then I put together...

Beto Keeps It Trill with Bun B
Beto Keeps It Trill with Bun B
Politics
Thursday, 11 October 2018
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Beto Keeps It Trill with Bun B

Beto O’Rourke, U.S. Senate Candidate from El Paso, Texas, threw a voter registration rally in Houston with Bun B and told his constituents to “keep it trill” in an interview with Sama’an Ashrawi of SMNTCS. With the help of hosts Bun B and...

Kamasi Washington – When I Create Interview
Kamasi Washington – When I Create Interview
SMNTCS Video
Tuesday, 24 July 2018
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Kamasi Washington – When I Create Interview

Kamasi Washington sat down with SMNTCS to tape his episode of ‘When I Create’ which turned out to be an introspective and revelatory journey. Kamasi opened up about what he feels when he’s on stage, when he feels the most free, and what creation is...

Two Records with Kamasi Washington
Two Records with Kamasi Washington
SMNTCS Video
Tuesday, 24 July 2018
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Two Records with Kamasi Washington

When SMNTCS sat down with Kamasi Washington, we picked out two records we thought he might be into, and asked him to get existential in talking about them. For this installment, we picked Sun Ra’s Space Is The Place and Ornette Coleman’s The Shape of Jazz...

When I Create: Angel Deradoorian Interview
When I Create: Angel Deradoorian Interview
SMNTCS Conversations
Tuesday, 24 October 2017
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When I Create: Angel Deradoorian Interview

As part of my ‘When I Create’ interview series, I sat down for a talk with one of my favorite artists, Angel Deradoorian, stage name: Deradoorian, for a fun talk that covers topics such as: one of her recurring dreams, how she creates new music,...

DJ Khaled Was An Orlando Magic Ball Boy
DJ Khaled Was An Orlando Magic Ball Boy
SMNTCS Originals
Thursday, 29 September 2016
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DJ Khaled Was An Orlando Magic Ball Boy

Did you know that DJ Khaled used to be a ball boy for the Orlando Magic? Did you also know that he used to hustle his mixtapes to the team’s players– like Shaquille O’Neal? Probably not because he’s never talked about it before. Thankfully, my...

The All Star Tribute to UGK Documentary Series
The All Star Tribute to UGK Documentary Series
Music
Monday, 30 May 2016
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The All Star Tribute to UGK Documentary Series

My first big project was the All Star Tribute to UGK documentary series. I made two of ’em. You might be asking, Who is UGK? I’ll tell you who, the god damned UnderGround Kingz. Pimp C and Bun B aka the Pimp and the Bun aka Tony Snow and...

An Ode to Hannibal Buress – narrated by Chris Rock
An Ode to Hannibal Buress – narrated by Chris Rock
Comedy
Thursday, 31 March 2016
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An Ode to Hannibal Buress – narrated by Chris Rock

The story of An Ode to Hannibal Buress started with Bun B, as many good stories do, and wound up with Chris Rock getting involved. Here’s how it happened… Three and a half years ago, while working on my first surprise UGK documentary for Bun, I met...

DJ Khaled Brings Out Bun B at SXSW 2016
DJ Khaled Brings Out Bun B at SXSW 2016
Rap
Tuesday, 22 March 2016
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DJ Khaled Brings Out Bun B at SXSW 2016

Mass Appeal’s 2016 SXSW showcase at Austin Music Hall, which featured turns from from prolific Roc-A-Fella producer, Just Blaze, and Mass Appeal’s own, Nas, was blessed with a DJ Khaled set. Khaled brought out special guests 2 Chainz and original Shotta...

Drake’s 2015 Houston Appreciation Weekend Softball Game
Drake’s 2015 Houston Appreciation Weekend Softball Game
SMNTCS Video
Monday, 22 February 2016
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Drake’s 2015 Houston Appreciation Weekend Softball Game

Hannibal accepts invitation to play alongside Drake on Team OVO in 2015 Houston Appreciation Weekend Softball Game   OVO extended an invitation for Hannibal Buress to play in their charity sotball game during Drake’s second annual Houston Appreciation...