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“A large part of a rap song’s success is the rapper’s ability to marry the right lyric to the right production. Tre Houston does just that with this latest single from his debut LP, Unorthodox. Tre’s vocal inflections, tempo changes, and clarity in enunciation make this tune even more appealing to mass audiences. The result is a hot radio and club track that distinguishes him as an artist with rapping skills, and not just a guy who raps. This track is worth the download. Get it today.”

“International Songwriting Competition Semi-Finalist 2013”

“Songs "Vegas", "Let's Get Crazy", "Pretty Mama", "All Over The World" featured on the 5 episodes of national cable network The CW's reality show "Remodeled"”

“Song "Vegas" featured on CBS Sports”

“Song "Let's Get Crazy" featured as in-store demo song for the "iKick501" Speaker Docking Station”

“Song "Vegas" featured on NBC Sports”

“Song "Vegas" featured in Pantene Pro V advertising campaign”

“Winner of the Belmont University Urban/Pop Showcase”

“Song "Storm Warning" featured in 2011 Backside 5 Clothing Promo Video ”

“Song "Vegas" featured on the debut episode of national cable network The CW's reality show "Plain Jane"”

“Awarded Muse's Muse "Club Song of the Year" 2008”

"'Unique' might be a more apt word to describe the artist himself, rather than the title "Unorthodox". It's what to be expected from a 6'4, white rapper that was born Rowland Wickes Folensbee III. But you can delve deeper into his psyche by reading his own insight on the blog he uses to self-promote (trehouston.blogspot.com) if you so choose. Southern rap gets a lot of guff for not being lyrical but Tre Houston aims to tear down those preconceptions by likening himself to such skillful emcees as Brother Ali, Common and Lupe Fiasco. While those are high standards, Tre does manage to bring a different style than the typical sound you are accustomed to from the Lone Star state by dropping an upbeat album without being needlessly misogynistic or gangsterous. Tre kicks off the album with "The City" and immediately the listener is introduced to an upbeat..."