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Wickett Crickett: Elegy for a Houston OG By Lance Scott Walker on November 25, 2015

Wickett Crickett: Elegy for a Houston OG He isn’t a name a lot of people know outside of Houston, but if you were around the city’s rap scene over the last four decades, you couldn’t miss his face. This Monday was the end of an underground era in The Bayou City MC Wickett Crickett Peter […]

The Legendary Wickett Crickett…In the Fight of His Life

Forward Times Associate Editor Jeffrey L. Boney has exclusive one-on-one interview with Wickett Crickett 18 NOVEMBER 2015 WRITTEN BY  JEFFREY L. BONEY The Legendary Wickett Crickett…In the Fight of His Life Most people do not know Darrell Veal or his story. However, most people in Houston would know Veal by his legendary stage name – […]

Wickett Crickett Needs Surgery

MC Wickett Crickett really needs our help. He is in a lot of pain and he needs surgery. He has not been working due to the illness and needs help with medical bills and more funds in order to have his surgery.  Just take less than 5 mins and donate as little as 5.00 to […]

Wickett Crickett In Rolling Stones Magazine

December 12, 2013 “MC Wickett Crickett is a legend in Houston who arrived in the late Seventies from New York and became a pioneering artist and promoter in the city’s early rap clubs like Fifth Ward’s Fresh Connection. He is an active promoter and MC in Houston to this day, hosting multiple nights around the […]

Wickett Crickett In Houstonia Magazine

Sketches: Wickett Crickett The godfather of Houston hip-hop on slabs, music, and how the city should honor its musical legacy. Published Oct 18, 2013, 12:16pm By Peter Holley If you went to a Houston hip-hop club or a live show or turned on 97.9 from the 1980s on, chances are you’ve heard of Wickett Crickett. […]