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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...

Pharrell, N.E.R.D., and Serendipity
Pharrell, N.E.R.D., and Serendipity
Stories
Tuesday, 05 December 2017
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Pharrell, N.E.R.D., and Serendipity

We all gotta start somewhere. It’s Fall of 2010, I’m 20 years old, and had just been handed the reigns to Texas Student TV’s hip-hop  show, which I’d renamed Longhorn Hip Hop; N*E*R*D* was opening for Jay-Z in Austin and had a speaking...

SMNTCS Stories: Helping Drake Surprise Bun B
SMNTCS Stories: Helping Drake Surprise Bun B
Stories
Tuesday, 31 May 2016
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SMNTCS Stories: Helping Drake Surprise Bun B

Drake and I have the same mentor: Bun B. I always wondered when we’d get to meet, and under what circumstances. Our first meeting ended up happening because of seeds I had planted several years prior, here’s the story… One sunny L.A. afternoon, I...

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...

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...

SMNTCS Original: Clint Dempsey Talks UGK
SMNTCS Original: Clint Dempsey Talks UGK
SMNTCS Video
Monday, 22 February 2016
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SMNTCS Original: Clint Dempsey Talks UGK

Maybe you wouldn’t suspect the captain of the U.S. Men’s National Team to be a big fan of the pioneering Texas rap duo, UGK, but then you would be wrong. Once you spend time talking with Clint Dempsey, a native of Nacogdoches, Texas, it becomes...

Big Boi of OutKast Talks UGK Backstage
Big Boi of OutKast Talks UGK Backstage
Rap
Friday, 29 January 2016
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Big Boi of OutKast Talks UGK Backstage

Big Boi, and OutKast, have a long-standing historical connection to UGK. Way before either group got famous, you can hear Pimp C shouting out OutKast on the Ridin’ Dirty outro, and you can spot a few glimpses of Bun in Goodie Mob’s “Cell...