Houston Rap (Deluxe Bundle)
The book that “defines Houston hip-hop” – Bun B
Revised 2nd Edition, and Deluxe Bundle (Book + Album + Cassette + Print + Bag)
Houston Rap is an immersion into the everyday life of the Houston hip-hop community. The 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 an astonishing and important insight into a great American cultural narrative, and the second edition features even more details into this astonishing and influential scene.
THE BOOK – Shipping Dec. 10
• 304 p. Revised 2nd Edition (Hardcover) including 32 new pages of never-before-seen photos and text, Northside/Southside Houston maps, and a complete index of the timeline and history of the scene. Please note: we offer USPS Express Mail shipping but cannot guarantee delivery for Christmas.
HOUSTON RAP DELUXE BUNDLE – Shipping Jan. 28, 2021
• Book: 304 p. Revised 2nd Edition (Hardcover)
• Album: 2/LP version of the DJ Screw The Legend, presenting all of the original tracks on vinyl, in a fully licensed album from Bigtyme Records. The artwork is unique and features Beste’s photography
• Cassette: Double-tape version The Legend, containing the entire mix, fully licensed from Bigtyme Records
• Print: Never-before-seen photo of UGK, signed by Peter Beste.
• Tote Bag: Screen-printed, featuring a DJ Screw-themed Beste photo.
• LIMITED: 1000 UNITS