Young Jeezy Motivates Fans at Houston Concert [With Photos]

If the legion of fans crammed like sardines in Houston’s Arena Theater Saturday night to see Young Jeezy perform is any indication, the anticipation for the XXL latest cover star’s oft-delayed fourth LP, Thug Motivation 103, is at an all-time high.

But before Da Snowman entered the stage, Houston’s own Slim Thug warmed up the audience for 25 minutes, offering up bangers like “Still Tippin’,” “Ride Wit No Ceiling” and “Gangsta,” the first single from his upcoming release, Tha Thug Show. Thugga then brought out his breakout artist, J Dawg, to perform “First 48” to the frenzied delight of the crowd.

With the din of the venue way past roof-raising decibels, Jizzle made his way to the slow rotating rostrum, opening his 45-minute set with “Trap or Die 2,” quickly followed by “Welcome Back” and “Who Dat” from The Recession.

“I rep this shit like Trae the Truth,” he said. “If you rep the H, throw yo’ mutha fuckin’ H’s in the air.” Jeezy said before launching into “Put On” and “I Luv It.”

No stranger to the 713 area code, the trap-rap superstar paid homage to fallen Houston rap icons DJ Screw and Pimp C before performing his highest Billboard charting single, “Soul Survivor.”

The ATLien raised a few eyebrows and seemingly stoked the supposed “beef” flames with the bombast of “Death B4 Dishonor,” the song from the 1,000 Grams, Vol. 1 mixtape, in which he raps over Rick Ross’ “B.M.F. (Blowin’ Money Fast)” instrumental.

The Corporate Thugz/Def Jam recording artist then took it back to the beginning with the hardcore braggadocio of tracks like, “Get Ya Mind Right,” “Trap or Die,” “My Hood,” “Bang,” “Go Crazy” and “Trap Star” from his platinum-selling, groundbreaking debut, Thug Motivation 101: Let’s Get It.

For the grand finale, the Grammy-nominated MC served up two singles from TM103, the Shawty Redd–produced “All White Everything” and “Lose My Mind,” before shaking a few fans’ hands prior to exiting stage left. —Maurice Bobb

Photos courtesy of Xphaqtor

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  • israel

    when is this ni##a coming to cleveland ohio

  • israel must burn to da ground

    look @ this bitch ass nigga

    why u in houston? cuz that lil town aint shit dats y and only some ignant ass inbred white folx would pay 2 c some snitch ass fraud like yung gz come out with his fake ass jewlry n suck dicks on stage like god cant c him doin it


    • weasle

      “lil town?”
      Houston is the 4th largest city in the country.. lol

      • boston all day u suckaz

        excuse me? aint houston in the fuckin desert or some shit? i know its in texas so yall niggas ride horses and shit. fuck outta here, not even a real city

  • israel must burn to da ground

    no its not faggot nigga

    • israel must burn to da ground

      by that i meant its not tha 4th largest unless u mean 4th largest waste of space in da universe den ya i could agree with yo broke ass

      east coast always n foreva u fuck nigga

  • CrooklyNY

    Hoe shit. Anyone that defends other regions is obviously taking it in the ass.

  • Real Nigga

    Go 2 H town talkin that shit. Ur a “real man” (fuk outta here)

    • an actual real nigga

      u white

  • G Shit

    Ya talkin bout ya cities, but reppin like bitch niggas

  • CrooklyNY

    Wow look at these two fag niggas. Talking shit online ooh wow. Bet you wont say shit in the apple nigga. Bet my chain on that shit, and best believe it costs some stacks.

    • la blood

      snatch yo chain bitch nigga

  • wth


  • j diggs

    jeezy a real nigga!! Hope he make more diss songs about officer ricky!! whoever makes music wit ross is fuckin fake!! nigga is police!! stop snitching!

  • jdiggs

    officer ricky!!!! fuck tha police!!

  • real real nigga

    I eat all yo’ dicks, I’m a real nigga. I’ll eat yo’ dick in the morning, in the afternoon or in the evening. Dick is dick, I’ll eat any dick.