Book Talk and Signing: Hip-Hop in Houston: The Origin and the Legacy

Event Date: 
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: 
Honors Commons, 2nd Floor, MD Anderson Library

Book Talk and Signing

Author Maco Faniel will discuss his recently published work Hip-Hop in Houston: The Origin and the Legacy, published by History Press, a history of the city’s unique role in the rise of rap music. The book’s afterword was penned by Julie Grob, coordinator for digital projects and instruction in UH Libraries Special Collections.

This event is free and open to the public and will include light refreshments and a mini-exhibit of memorabilia from DJ Steve Fournier and Carlos "DJ Styles" Garza. 

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Book hashtag: #hiphopinhoustonbook 

Hip Hop at UH Libraries

The Houston Hip Hop collections document the unique music and culture of Houston hip hop. Among their riches are approximately 1500 vinyl records owned by DJ Screw, originator of the “chopped and screwed” genre, as well as related photographs and artifacts. Among their riches are approximately 1500 vinyl records owned by DJ Screw, originator of the “chopped and screwed” genre, as well as related photographs and artifacts.

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