Houston Calling

Houston rap featured in Slate

October 8th, 2005 · No Comments

Slate recently published a piece on Houston rap.

Houston rap has always prided itself on being “major without a major deal,” as local powerhouse label Swisha House puts it. But ever since the breakthrough of Mike Jones?whose “Still Tippin’ ” introduced the world to Houston’s drowsy flow and candy-paint car culture?the long-overlooked scene is the toast of the rap world. Now top H-Town talent is gunning to be major with a major deal, and a flood of releases is on the way. Here’s the latest from the new capital of the Dirty South.

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