Hip Hop in Houston: The Origin and the Legacy

Hip Hop in Houston: epub: 1609499786

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  • Full Title: Hip Hop in Houston: The Origin and the Legacy
  • Autor: Maco L. Faniel
  • Print Length: 176 pages
  • Publisher: The History Press (July 30, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1609499786
  • Download File Format | Size: epub | 5.09 MB

 

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Sam “Lightnin’” Hopkins in the studio.

Sam “Lightnin’” Hopkins in the studio. Texas Music Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Business card of Don D. Robey, owner of Duke-Peacock Records.

Business card of Don D. Robey, owner of Duke-Peacock Records. Texas Music Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Business card of Evelyn Johnson, owner of Buffalo Booking Agency.

Business card of Evelyn Johnson, owner of Buffalo Booking Agency. Texas Music Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown.

Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown. Texas Music Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Johnny Ace.

Johnny Ace. Texas Music Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Bobby “Blue” Bland.

Bobby “Blue” Bland. Texas Music Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

The Dixie Hummingbirds.

The Dixie Hummingbirds. Texas Music Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Five Blind Boys of Mississippi.

Five Blind Boys of Mississippi. Texas Music Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

K-Rino, circa 1980s.

K-Rino, circa 1980s. Houston Hip-Hop Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Steve Fournier, circa 1980s.

Steve Fournier, circa 1980s. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Name badge for the 1988 South by Southwest Music and Media Conference.

Name badge for the 1988 South by Southwest Music and Media Conference. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Name badge for the 1991 South by Southwest Music and Media Conference.

Name badge for the 1991 South by Southwest Music and Media Conference. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Name badge for the 1987 New Music Seminar.

Name badge for the 1987 New Music Seminar. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Name badge for the 1988 New Music Seminar.

Name badge for the 1988 New Music Seminar. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Stetsasonic at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1988.

Stetsasonic at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1988. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Heavy D & the Boyz at Rainbow Roller Rink, 1987.

Heavy D & the Boyz at Rainbow Roller Rink, 1987. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1990.

Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1990. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Concert ticket for Bobby Jimmy and the Critters at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1988.

Concert ticket for Bobby Jimmy and the Critters at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1988. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Concert ticket for the Fall Rap Fest, featuring the Boogie Boys and the L.A. Dream Team, at Cartoons, 1986.

Concert ticket for the Fall Rap Fest, featuring the Boogie Boys and the L.A. Dream Team, at Cartoons, 1986. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Concert ticket for Eazy-E and NWA at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1988.

Concert ticket for Eazy-E and NWA at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1988. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Concert ticket for Sir Mix-A-Lot and De La Soul, 1988.

Concert ticket for Sir Mix-A-Lot and De La Soul, 1988. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Performance confirmation letter from Tommy Boy Records for De La Soul performance at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1988.

Performance confirmation letter from Tommy Boy Records for De La Soul performance at the Ultimate Rhinestone Wrangler, 1988. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

DJ Styles’s first setup, 1984.

DJ Styles’s first setup, 1984. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

DJ Styles’s vinyl collection, mid-1980s.

DJ Styles’s vinyl collection, mid-1980s. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Patti Pantoja and Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza at Soundwaves.

Patti Pantoja and Carlos “DJ Styles” Garza at Soundwaves. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Carlos Garza in Soundwaves, 1987.

Carlos Garza in Soundwaves, 1987. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Big Daddy Kane (center) at Soundwaves, 1988.

Big Daddy Kane (center) at Soundwaves, 1988. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Big Daddy Kane signing albums at Soundwaves, 1988. Also in the picture is Patti Pantoja.

Big Daddy Kane signing albums at Soundwaves, 1988. Also in the picture is Patti Pantoja. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince at Soundwaves, 1988.

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince at Soundwaves, 1988. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Fresh Fran, Original E and DJ Storm, 1988.

Fresh Fran, Original E and DJ Storm, 1988. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Patti Pantoja, Naughty by Nature, Big Mello and DJ Styles at Soundwaves.

Patti Pantoja, Naughty by Nature, Big Mello and DJ Styles at Soundwaves. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

DJ Premier, 1989.

DJ Premier, 1989. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

DJ Premier and DJ Storm at Soundwaves.

DJ Premier and DJ Storm at Soundwaves. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Guru at Soundwaves.

Guru at Soundwaves. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Steve Fournier’s business card.

Steve Fournier’s business card. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Rap Pool of America’s Top 50 List, February 1990.

Rap Pool of America’s Top 50 List, February 1990. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Rap Pool of America’s New Rap Releases and Reentries, February 1990.

Rap Pool of America’s New Rap Releases and Reentries, February 1990. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Rap Pool of America’s Top 50 List, October 1990.

Rap Pool of America’s Top 50 List, October 1990. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Rap Pool of America application letter.

Rap Pool of America application letter. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

Cover from the “MacGregor Park” single.

Cover from the “MacGregor Park” single. Courtesy of Sascha Nagie.

Album sleeve from the “MacGregor Park” single.

Album sleeve from the “MacGregor Park” single. Courtesy of Sascha Nagie.

Real Chill’s “Rockin’ It” vinyl single.

Real Chill’s “Rockin’ It” vinyl single. Courtesy of K-Rino.

Raheem (left) and Sire Jukebox (right) at Rainbow Roller Rink.

Raheem (left) and Sire Jukebox (right) at Rainbow Roller Rink. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Front cover of Raheem’s “Dance Floor” single.

Front cover of Raheem’s “Dance Floor” single. Houston Hip-Hop Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Back cover of Raheem’s “Dance Floor” single.

Back cover of Raheem’s “Dance Floor” single. Houston Hip-Hop Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

UGK promotional picture, early 1990s.

UGK promotional picture, early 1990s. Houston Hip-Hop Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries.

Lil’ Troy’s business card for Short Stop Records.

Lil’ Troy’s business card for Short Stop Records. Courtesy of Steve Fournier.

O.G. Style at the Plex Studio.

O.G. Style at the Plex Studio. Courtesy of Carlos Garza (DJ Styles).

Courtesy of Mark Francis, M. Francis Creative

Courtesy of Mark Francis, M. Francis Creative.

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