Arian Foster is the NFL’s resident philosopher, but he also happens to be an emerging lyricist on the Houston hip hop scene.
After signing his five-year, $43 million contract in 2012, securing his football future, Foster decided to try his hand in the music industry. So, he partnered up with Houston-based rapper and friend Bun B, formerly of the group UGK, to get in the studio and start recording music, Bun B revealed during an interview on the Texans’ “Off the Turf with Scurf” podcast.
“After he got his extension, he was like, ‘Man, I got some things — I just want to finally take a deep breath,’” Bun B said. “He doesn’t really make music that he feels like he needs to put out a mix tape or make an album or feel like he needs to share or any of that kind of thing. It’s kind of more of a release for him because he does rapping as well as spoken word, as well as poetry. He’s very well-read, and he’s very well-written, as well. We just get together and just make music, not for commerc