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A Conversation With Lance Scott Walker, Author Of 'Houston Rap Tapes'


On this edition of In Black America, reporter/producer KUT's DaLyah Jones fills in for host John L. Hanson Jr. and speaks with Lance Scott Walker, author of Houston Rap Tapes: An Oral History of Bayou City Hip-Hop.

Walker talks about growing up listening to hip-hop, why he decided to collaborate with photographer Peter Beste, the unknown secrets of Houston hip-hop, and why this history needs to be known.