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Watch A Conversation Between Rap-A-Lot Founder James Prince And Bun B

As part of SXSW.

March 25, 2016

Bun B started his recent SXSW chat with James Prince by telling a story from his early days as a young MC trying to break into rap. “It was a Saturday night, probably around one in the morning,” Bun remembers. “We were shooting pool, listening to the radio.”

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“I want to say Reggie Reg played this song,” he continues. “It wasn’t the first rap song I heard, it wasn’t even the first rap song from Houston I heard. But when that DJ played ‘Mind Playing Tricks On Me,’ I knew the game was on. I knew there was no way that they could deny what the south was doing in hip-hop. I knew from that point on, that whenever me and Chad [Pimp C] was gonna do, it was gonna be a little bit easier. And that credit goes to this gentleman right here – James Prince.”

Watch the whole conversation above, and revisit The FADER's interview with Prince.

Watch A Conversation Between Rap-A-Lot Founder James Prince And Bun B