Houston rap tapes / interviews by Lance Scott Walker ; photographs by Peter Beste ; foreword by Willie D ; edited by Johan Kugelberg & Michael P. Daley.

Walker, Lance Scott [Browse]
First edition.
Los Angeles, CA : Sinecure Books, 2013.
283 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm


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Summary note
"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.
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Committed to retain in perpetuity — ReCAP Shared Collection (HUL)
  • Interviews. Southside Playaz
  • Shorty Mac
  • MC Wickett Crickett
  • DJ Ready Red
  • Darryl Scott
  • Big Mike
  • Willie D
  • Romeo Poet
  • Matt Sonzala
  • Top Dog
  • K-Rino
  • DJ Chill
  • LOS
  • Murder One
  • Point Black
  • Dope E. of the Terrorists
  • B-1
  • Minister Robert Muhammad
  • Al-B of Royal Flush
  • Raheem
  • Big DeMo
  • Lil' Troy
  • Russell Washington
  • Rick Royal
  • DJ DMD
  • Cl'Che
  • DJ Gold
  • Captain Jack
  • Z-Ro
  • Klondike Kat
  • KB Da Kidnappa
  • Craig (BBC) Long
  • Mike Moe
  • Justice Allah
  • Meshah Hawkins
  • Wood
  • K-Otix
  • G-Dash
  • Salih Williams
  • Bun B
  • Paul Wall.
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  • 9781938265082
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