Houston Rap Book (Book+2LP+Cassette)

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The second edition of the long-out-of-print book which Bun B declared ".... defines Houston hip-hop."

Includes 32 new pages of never-before-seen photos and text, Northside/Southside Houston maps, and a complete index of the timeline and oral history of the scene.

Available to purchase as the stand-alone book and as a Deluxe Bundle, which includes rare, fully-licensed DJ Screw music courtesy Bigtyme Recordz. 

The Deluxe Bundle is limited to 1000 units. 

Houston Rap is an immersion into the everyday life of the Houston hip-hop community. The second edition, hardcover 304 page book features the photography of Peter Beste, who spent 9 years documenting the culture alongside writer Lance Scott Walker.

Houston Rap profiles noted artists such as Bun B of UGK, Z-Ro, Big Mike, K-Rino, Willie D of the Geto Boys, Lil’ Troy, and Paul Wall, alongside reflections on the lives of departed legends such as DJ Screw, Pimp C, and Big Hawk. The book also features community leaders, rappers, producers, businessmen, and family members, all providing important insight into a great American cultural narrative, and the second edition features even more details into this astonishing and influential scene.

The Houston Rap Deluxe Bundle is limited to 1000 units and includes:

The book 2nd Edition-304 pages hardbound cover

2xLP version of DJ Screw -The Legend, presenting all of the original tracks on vinyl, in a fully licensed album from Bigtyme Recordz. The artwork is unique and features Beste's photography;

Double cassette version of The Legend, containing the entire mix, fully licensed from Bigtyme Recordz;

Print of a never-before-seen Peter Beste photo of UGK;

Screen-printed tote bag, featuring a DJ Screw-themed Beste photo.

Double Cassette Track Listing

 A1 –DJ Screw (2) Intro
A2 –Big Pokey, Lil' Keke, Big Bee, Lil' Head Bangen' Screw
A3 –K-Rino Why You Wanna Hate
A4 –Lil' Keke It's Goin' Down
A5 –Lil' Keke Pimp The Pen
A6 –DJ Screw (2) Shout Outs
A7 –PSK-13 Like Yesterday
Featuring – Bun B, Pimp C
B1 –Point Blank (5), DJ Screw (2) The Conversation
B2 –20-2-Life Inside Looking Out
B3 –Al-D, Grace (3), Wood One Life To Live
B4 –SPM*, Hillwood Hustlers Wheel Watchers
B5 –K-Rino, Z-Ro The Game Goes On
B6 –Bad Newz (6) Freestyle
B7 –Big T (3), Point Blank (5), PSK-13, Z-Ro, Zhayne*, Lil' Flex, Flea From Street Military*, SPM* Southside Groovin
C1 –Point Blank (5) It's Been A Long Time
C2 –Big T (3), Lil' Flex, Big Tho, Big Chance The 3rd Coast
C3 –Guerilla Maab, Sub Zero (9) You Need To Get Up
C4 –Big T (3), Lil' Flip In The House Tonight
C5 –E.S.G. (2), Slim Thug, Lil' Baller The Legend
C6 –Lil' James (2), Pooh Bear*, Kool-Aid New Friends New Foes
C7 –Heavy Rotation (3) House Wife
D1 –Big Chance Them Boys Down South
D2 –Bad Newz (6), Big Chance Freestyle Two
D3 –Ice-T I Ain't Hating
D4 –Ace Deuce Ride Smoke
D5 –Unknown Artist R.I.P. Shout Outs To Screw
D6 –Ronnie Spencer, Miss Asiah I'm Gonna Miss You Screw

 Double Vinyl Track Listing:

A1 –DJ Screw Intro
A2 –Big Pokey, Lil' Keke, Big Bee, Lil' Head Bangen' Screw
A3 –K-Rino Why You Wanna Hate
B4 –Lil' Keke It's Goin' Down
B5 –Lil' Keke Pimp The Pen
B6 –DJ Screw (2) Shout Outs
B7 –PSK-13 Like Yesterday Featuring – Bun B, Pimp C
C1 –DJ Screw (2) The Conversation
C2 –20-2-Life Inside Looking Out
C3 –Al-D, Grace, Wood One Life To Live
C4 –SPM*, Hillwood Hustlers Wheel Watchers
D5 –K-Rino, Z-Ro The Game Goes On
D6 –Bad Newz - Freestyle
D7 –Big T, Point Blank, PSK-13, Z-Ro, Zhayne*, Lil' Flex, Flea From Street Military, SPM - Southside Groovin


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