Friday, July 03, 2015

Houston rapper Bun B performs at Houston Dynamo vs. Chicago Fire soccer game on July 4th weekend

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By Robert H Kelly
Copyright 2015 TexSport Publications

HOUSTON, TEXAS (July 3, 2015) Houston rapper Bun B preformed at the Bud Light Beer Garden prior to the Houston Dynamo playing the Chicago Fire at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston on Friday, July 3, 2015. DJ Charlee got the performance started before Bun B took the stage and got the soccer fans hopping to his fast beat rap and musical stylings.

Bun B, whose given name is Bernard Freeman in one half of the southern rap duo UGK, also known as UnderGround Kingz. He performed hits from his various albums to soccer and rap fans alike who were in attendance for the Dynamo-Fire Major League Soccer game.

The 42-year old Port Arthur, Texas native has released four albums since 2005; Trill, II Trill, Trill OG and Trill OG: The Epilogue; and has over one million followers on Twitter. He has appeared in three films since 2010; Ghetto Stories (2010), Video Girl (2011), and Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap (2012).

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Freeman taught as a Distinguished Lecturer at Rice University beginning in 2011, focusing on the topics of Religion and Hip-Hop. He has been married to his wife Angela Walls since 2003 and his step-son is Young-B, an American rapper who is a member of the group “Youngest N Charge.”

BBVA Compass Stadium is becoming a hot-bed for musical performances in the Houston area; previously hosting county-music performers Kenny Chesney, Jake Owen, and Chase Rice on May 22. They are scheduled to host six-time Grammy nominated singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran on Thursday, September 3, 2015.

Photos by Darla Tamulitis, La Vita Loca Photography, 
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