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HOUSTON RAP TAPES: PHOTOGRAPHS BY PETER BESTE. Lance Scott Walker. Sinecure Books, Los Angeles, 2013. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 284 pp. with 21 ills. 26 x 21 cm. LC 2013-941653 ISBN 9781938265082 In English.
Publisher's description: 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.
Artist(s):Beste, Peter
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-2000 — Photography
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 158986
Paperbound $25.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title)    

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