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19 Mar. 2013

On O.N.E., Hornbread & Band Usage In Hip-Hop


Posted by Brando on Friday, March 25, 2011 ·   O.N.E. has this innate to be at any given event at any time and then decide to freestyle off the top of his head. The majority of Houston emcee’s punchlines are witty (using Comcast a sexual adianoeta being one of them) and his flow is …

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19 Mar. 2013

In Which John Holland Validates O.N.E.’s The Starting Five


It’s fun to think about O.N.E.’s music because (it seems like) O.N.E. finds it fun to think about his music. How else to explain references to socioeconomic constructs, agathist paradigms, obvious sporting metaphors that subtly aren’t really sporting metaphors at all, parables and heavy satire on his new project, The Starting Five? The tape, serving …

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19 Mar. 2013

Artist of the Week: The Underappreciated O.N.E. Suits Up


Each Wednesday, Rocks Off arbitrarily appoints one lucky local performer or group “Artist of the Week,” bestowing upon them all the fame and grandeur such a lofty title implies. Know a band or artist that isn’t awful? Email their particulars to sheaserrano@gmail.com. O.N.E. has long been a Houston Press favorite. He is a talented rapper, …

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