Hip Hop in Houston: The Origin and the Legacy

Hip Hop in Houston: The Origin and the Legacy

Maco L. Faniel


Rap-A-Lot files, U.G.K. (Pimp C and Bun B), Paul Wall, Beyonce, Chamillionaire and Scarface are all names synonymous with modern hip-hop. and so they have something in universal: Houston. lengthy earlier than the rustic got here to grasp the chopped and screwed sort of rap from the Bayou urban within the past due Nineteen Nineties, hip-hop in Houston grew progressively and produced one of the most prolific self sufficient artists within the undefined. With early roots in jazz, blues, R&B and zydeco, Houston hip-hop developed not just as a musical shape but additionally as a cultural circulation. subscribe to Maco L. Faniel as he uncovers the early years of Houston hip-hop from the song to the tradition it encouraged.

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