A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from March 13, 2008
Lene Town (Abilene nickname)

"Lene Town” is a hip-hop nickname for the city of Abilene. There is a “Lene Town” music label in Abilene, and some recordings mention “Lene Town” in either the title or the lyrics.

The nickname seems to have originated in the early 2000s.


WIkipedia: Abilene, Texas
Abilene is a city in Jones and Taylor Counties in the central part of the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 115,930 at the 2000 census. It is the principal city of the Abilene, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2006 estimated population of 158,063. It is the county seat of Taylor County. Dyess Air Force Base is located to the west of the city.

Abilene is located off Interstate 20, between exits 279 on its western edge and 292 on the east. Abilene is 150 miles west of Fort Worth, Texas The city is looped by I-20 to the north, US 83/84 on the west, and Loop 322 to the east. A railroad divides the city down the center into north and south. The historic downtown area is on the north side of the railroad.

YouTube
Lene Town
Added: June 24, 2007
The first video from the Bigga Boi Team, Lene Town with Lil Jay, Vita, and Big Poe

HalloLene
HalloLene (Lened & Chopped Album)
Manufacturer: Poetic Records
ProductGroup: Music
Binding: Audio CD
ASIN: B00007HX4G
Release Date: 2002-10-31
(...)
Album Description
HalloLene is the first screwed & chopped album in the Lene Town (Abilene, TX.).

Livewire 1500 Forum
Re: Misc.
Post by jc92 on Oct 20, 2005, 5:33pm

unmasterable
unbeatable
livin in Lene town
Never walking with a frown
cuz i’m a fool
thats been fooled 1 to many times
i don’t commit crimes
cuz i plan to have a life
maybe grow up to have a wife
probably even a child
so i’ma stay nice and miled! 

Spliced to a Max
Saturday, November 19, 2005
Manases AKA NOS - LENE TOWN, TX AKA ABILENE BUT CURRENTLY CEDAR HILL/DALLAS TX32.

Poetic Records/Dirty State Entertainment
Monday, April 10, 2006
FINALLY BACK IN THE LENE TOWN AND READY TO TAKE OVER!!!!!

MAN, IT FEELS GREAT TO BE BACK IN THE LENE TOWN AFTER A YEAR AND A HALF OF M.I.A. PT IS READY TO GIVE YOU PLAYAZ THAT PLATINUM LENE MUZIK THAT YOU HAVE BEEN CRAVING FOR. A LOT OF PARTNAZ BEEN TELLING ME THE LAST YEAR AND HALF I BEEN GONE THAT THE LENE TOWN MUSIC HAS BEEN WACK AND NOTHING REALLY HAPPENING...SO I AM BACK IN THE MIX AND READY TO TAKE OVER AND PUT POETIC RECORDS BACK TO WHERE WE BELONG AND THAT IS ON TOP.

MySpace: Deutchland, hier komme ich
Friday, July 14, 2006
life back in tha ‘Lene
Current mood:  bored
Category: Life
I am so bored here in Abilene, its not even funny.  I am happy with my job, however this city is starting to get to me and I haven’t even been here 2 months yet.

Answer Bag
What is the nickname of Abilene, Texas?
By AB-Wikibot Asked Apr 14 2007 3:28AM

by Sherman1 on Jul 12, 2007 at 11:06 pm
The Nickname of Abilene, Texas, according to the people who live here is Lene-Town, Texas.

monkeywo
Journal Entry: Tue Nov 6, 2007, 3:05 PM
Im bored as hell. I hate my school. I miss my friends in Lene-Town texas. 

Posted by Barry Popik
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Thursday, March 13, 2008 • Permalink