Houston Rap Legend Bun B. Kicks Off All-Star Weekend

(AllHipHop News) Houston OG Bun B and Kirko Bangz hosted one of the many events featuring rappers during the NBA's All-Star Weekend, which is taking place from February 1417 in Houston, Texas.

The pair hit Bamboo lounge in Houston, where they were joined by NBA legend Gary Payton, as well as NFL star Earl Mitchell of the Houston Texans, as well as a number of others, who turned out in force to support Bun's party.

Bun B's event is part of a number of events that will take place over the weekend for NBA All-Star.

Rappers like Sean "Diddy" Combs, Drake, Brian "Birdman" Williams, Fabolous, Rick Ross and Meek Mill all have events scheduled for the weekend.

Tonight (February 15), a number of rappers will hit the court fo the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

Queen Latifah will serve as an assistant coach for the East team, while artists like Common, Trey Songz, Nick Cannon, Kevin Hart, Ne-Yo will hit the court during the game.

The 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game takes place at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

It will air on ESPN tonight at 7:00 PM.

Check out some pictures of Bun B's party below:

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