This past weekend D’USSÉ Cognac continued its annual event series of D’USSÉ Day Party as the brand took its celebration down south to Houston at The Address and Chapman & Kirby for a special, extended Day Party weekend celebration.
Ahead of some highly anticipated new music releases, GRAMMY-nominated Roc Nation rapper, Rapsody stepped out to kick Saturday off as the weekend’s official Day Party Houston host. Local guests were treated to a curated D’USSE takeover with specialty cocktails and more.
Opening with her fan-favorite tracks, “Whoopi” and “Iconic,” the North Carolina rapper surprised the crowd with an electrifying performance of freestyles over DMX’s “How It’s Going Down” and Method Man’s “You’re All I Need.” Rapsody’s standout performance teases highly-anticipated new music releases to come later this year.
D’USSE Day Party Houston continued its weekend celebration Sunday at Chapman & Kirby for a second wave of curated offerings including a bespoke photo moment, vending machine pop ups packed with D’USSE spiked frozen popsicles to beat the summer heat, exclusive tee merchandise, and more. Guests like R&B artist widely known for her role in Destiny’s Child, LeToya Luckett made a special appearance.
This weekend’s stop marks the second of D’USSÉ Cognac’s four total Day Party locations rotating across the country. The event series continues to incorporate its exclusive suite of female rapper hosts to pay homage to today’s leading women in hip-hop for the genre’s 50th anniversary this year.
“The event was amazing,” Rapsody shared. “To come together in Houston, which is one of the major cities that has contributed a lot to hip hop, to think of the women that have come from here, and to celebrate 50 years of that has been amazing. D’USSE is a representation of hip hop, they go hand-in-hand. We went through South music, and I brought east coast music to warm some of my fans up with new music I’ve been working on coming soon this year. It was a beautiful evening. That’s what hip hop was created for: to bring people together to celebrate our individuality and our community and that’s what it felt like here tonight.”
D’USSÉ Day Party will be continuing its rotation across the country heading to Chicago and New York later this summer. Check out some photos from the Houston stop below!
1. D’USSE Makes Everyone HappySource:D'USSÉ Cognac
2. Always Goes Down In HoustonSource:D'USSÉ Cognac
3. Pick Your PoisonSource:D'USSÉ Cognac
4. Bring Them Bottles OutSource:D'USSÉ Cognac
5. Rapsody Ripping The Stage, Per UsualSource:D'USSÉ Cognac
6. D’USSE DarlingsSource:D'USSÉ Cognac
7. Bottles Were PlentifulSource:D'USSÉ Cognac
8. LeToya In The CutSource:D'USSÉ Cognac
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