Hello and welcome to Ante Up, XXL’s podcast where the hip-hop and sports worlds collide. For the ninth episode of our sports podcast, XXL‘s Manny Maduakolam and Roger Krastz sat down with Trae Tha Truth, French Montana and Manolo Rose.

In the ninth episode of Ante Up, Roger, Manny and Trae Tha Truth start the podcast off by discussing the Houston Texans and Houston Rockets, the history of sports in the H-town and James Harden. The guys are then joined by French Montana and Manolo Rose. The group remembers the New York Knicks and Rockets rivalry, playing AAU basketball and favorite hip-hop movies.

Trae is gearing up to drop his new album Tha Truth 2 on Feb. 5. French Montana will be making his big screen debut soon on The Perfect Match and Manolo is gearing up for a new project. You can purchase that here. Check out the eighth episode of Ante Up podcast above. Subscribe to Ante Up here.

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