2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Roosh Williams

Saturday, March 21
11:40PM - 11:55PM

Red 7
611 E 7th St


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Roosh Williams is a Houston MC whose parents moved from Tehran to Texas before the Iranian revolution. A childhood interest in poetry quickly became a love of rap seasoned in the city’s colorful lineage of mic murderers. In elementary school Roosh began recording freestyles in earnest on a friend’s computer, moving on to sell CDs to peers in high school and hone his craft further during his time as a student at the University of Texas.

His debut album Common Struggles of a Modern Man arrived in 2011 showcasing a booming voice and limber wordplay on cuts like the single “No Hard Feelings,” a collaboration with hometown heroes Renzo and Killa Kyleon, and garnering accolades from the Houston Press.

Roosh built a rep in and around Texas on an energetic live show, and in 2013 he was selected for a one-of-a-kind opportunity when Simple Mobile, Complex and Hip-Hop DX selected him (by surprise!) to take part in the wireless ...

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