Htown RapUp

And then Complex decided to throw a monkey wrench in everyone’s plans.

Despite it being nearly similar to every rap list published within city limits for the past two years, Complex’s 10 New Houston Rappers to Watch For list became the hot button topic within Houston Rap Twitter and propelled a few names to be tossed into the discussion. With Maxo Kream, OG Che$$, Lenny Chao$ and others making small pushes in their own circles and elsewhere, the same class that has dominated the consciousness of most rap critics inside the city got their say.

But not here.

A weekend before Mother’s Day and we once more had to bow our heads to one Houston rapper reclaiming the top spot but also had to make room for a few newcomers. The H-Town Rap Up changes every week – much like those you put faith in spitting sixteens.

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