Sometimes the smallest things can turn into a career, or at least a hit song. A flexed fist, say. So it is that Raleigh rap trio Troop 41 is going places with "Do The John Wall," a hip-hop song about Raleigh's current favorite native-son basketball player (who is expected to be the first player taken in next week's NBA draft). See this story from Thursday's paper.
Troop 41 does The John Wall
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David Menconi has been the News & Observer's music critic since 1991. Before that, he spent five years at the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo. He has a masters in journalism from the University of Texas and a B.A. in English from Southwestern University. You can find more of his writing here.