Lance Scott Walker - HOUSTON RAP TAPES

Start: 
Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
Location: 
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

Houston Rap Tapes is the companion to Houston Rap, Peter Beste's intimate photo book on this important hip hop culture. Houston Rap Tapes complements Beste's photography with a series of oral histories conducted by writer Lance Scott Walker. The book features exclusive interviews with legendary producers and MCs such as Bun B, Willie D, Paul Wall, Z-Ro, Big Mike, DJ DMD, K-Rino, Salih Williams and Lil' Troy, alongside stories from old school masters like MC Wickett Crickett and Rick Royal. The life stories of the Houston rap scene are also represented by an assortment of radio and club personalities, impresarios, ex-pimps, former drug dealers and members of the community. Lance Scott Walker and Peter Beste spent nine years documenting the most influential style in twenty-first-century hip hop and the vibrant inner-city culture from which it stems.

Houston Rap Tapes: An Oral History of Bayou City Hip-Hop Cover Image
By Lance Scott Walker, Willie D (Foreword by)
$29.95
ISBN: 9781477317174
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University of Texas Press - October 15th, 2018