The NBA All-Star Game next weekend won't just cast the spotlight on athletes. Dallas-area rappers have had those dates circled on their calendars since the city was chosen, as Pete's D-Town Boogie article explains.
The hard work is starting to pay off, as MTV affiliate network MTV Jams will air "Texas All-Star Day" tomorrow. The program will feature videos from and interviews with Bun B, Devin the Dude, Chamillionaire, Slim Thug, Paul Wall, and more--including Dallas' own Dorrough and Play-N-Skillz, according to this press release. But it looks like that's just the tip of the iceberg, as AwkQuarius, Pikahsso's and Tahiti's post-PPT hip hop duo, announced that they were interviewed for the program as well. Along with those better-known names are newcomers such as Dallas rappers Faddy Daddy, Big Hoodboss and Play-N-Skillz protege Inertia.
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And there's good news for those who can't sit through more than 30 seconds of typical MTV programming without wishing they'd been born before the invention of television: the special was produced by renowned director Dr. Teeth, who created Dorrough's "Ice Cream Paint Job" video.