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Houston’s Inaugural SLAB Parade for Cars that Are Slow, Low and Bangin’

This Sunday, the Houston SLAB Parade and Family Festival seeks to celebrate cars that are “Slow, Low, and Bangin.”  Such SLABs are typically older-model American sedans enhanced by modifications to both the exterior and interior of the car. It’s a tradition rooted in hip hop culture here in Houston, dating back to the 1980s. You may have […]

This Sunday, the Houston SLAB Parade and Family Festival seeks to celebrate cars that are “Slow, Low, and Bangin.”  Such SLABs are typically older-model American sedans enhanced by modifications to both the exterior and interior of the car. It’s a tradition rooted in hip hop culture here in Houston, dating back to the 1980s. You may have seen recent reports or You Tube videos of violence breaking out at loosely organized, so-called SLAB Sunday events in Houston area parking lots. This – is not that, as Houston Matters’ Edel Howlin reports…

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