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DUB CAR SHOW 2018

BY: darrin c. clifton

The DUB CAR SHOW 2018 was held at NRG Arena in Houston on July 15th, 2018. Custom cars, trucks and bikes were on display as contestants were entered in various categories to win best in show.

Partnered with KBXX 97.9 The Box, the DUB MAGAZINE has always been known to bring out the very best in musical acts as well as the custom vehicles. This years show was headlined by Houston natives Lil’  KeKe and Paul Wall. Two H-Town legends whose songs are well known and are respected on a very high level in the H-Town streets and beyond. The two kicked off a set, led by Paul, with a short collaboration in the middle and a close-out by KeKe. Hit after hit, word-for-word, the crowd didn’t miss a beat while rapping along to the north and south duo. Joining KeKe during his set was new artist Chucky Trill, together they performed their new single, “No Love.” Multi-platinum producer DJ Chose whose credits include Kevin Gates, Kodak Black and NBA YoungBoy to name a few, also joined “Don KeKe” on stage to debut new music for fans and passed out cd’s to lucky VIP fans stagefront.

Opening the show was ATL native Derez De’Shon who…

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Hip-Hop Mogul Kevin Liles Is Searching for Houston’s Best Emcee

300 Entertainment CEO Kevin Liles, mega producer London On Da Track and Verizon are teaming up with 97.9 The Box to find the best rapper in Houston as part of the #freestyle50 challenge. On a mission to discover the next voice of hip-hop, the national talent competition will award one aspiring artist with a single record deal with 300 Entertainment, $10,000 and more. The #freestyle50 challenge was inspired by Verizon’s 8GB for $50 prepaid offer available exclusively at Walmart. It’s the inspiration and driving force behind this awesome challenge that is going to change one talented rapper’s life! 😊

97.9 The Box is searching for a local emcee to represent Houston at the national #freestyle50 cypher in LA on August 30th. To enter, you must post a video of themselves freestyling to Tee Grizzley’s ‘No Effort’ to Instagram or Twitter with #freestyle50challenge and tag @verizon and @979TheBox. Five semi-finalists will be selected and invited to compete in an on-air battle at The Box. The winner will be flown to LA to compete with 7 other national finalists for the grand prize.