Grammatical errors aside, XXL knows now what most of Houston knew already, Propain is on the verge of something rather big. Maybe it wasn’t the guest appearance on Eve’s Liplock LP but everything seemed to crystalize the moment Ridin’ Slab was released last month. The Houston Press tabbed it the best mixtape of the year so far and his single with Rich Homie Quan, “2 Rounds” has gained plenty of buzz behind it. Most will remark that Ridin’ Slab‘s giant punch to the chest in “Father’s Day” is the best on the tape but long as XXL’s starting to get a whiff of things, who’s to say everybody won’t know what we know?

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