Throwback Friday #11 – Celebratin’ Flip

My guy Flip’s birthday is tomorrow. Always a baller, this one is for him. Happy Birthday, Brother.

Wesley Eric Weston Jr better known as Lil’ Flip. He was born March 3rd, 1981 in Houston, Texas. Flip began rhyming at a very young age, even getting an “A” for rapping on a 6th grade English oral exam, Flip chuckled stating “After that I was hooked”. Lil’ Flip, got his name because of his freestyle abilities to flip the script. As Flip matured, his mic skills got sharper, and his reputation as one of Houston’s true young talents blossomed. Undaground Legend is the first major studio album, and contained the hit, “The Way We Ball.”

Throwback Friday #10: Iced Out in the South

Master P, born Percy Robert Miller, otherwise known by his business name, P. Miller, released his first record in 2001 but didn’t achieve fame until his work with TRU and his fifth album Ice Cream Man in 1996. He founded No Limit Records and is often credited with being a heavy influence in the popularity of southern hip hop in the mainstream market along with UGK, Scarface, Outkast and Ghetto Boys. Master P went on to launch P. Miller Enterprises, had a few NBA contracts, produced and starred in Hollywood films, did a stint in the WCW, published a book, and was given the keys to the city of Memphis, Tennessee. Here he is with one of his earliest hits “Mr. Ice Cream Man.”