Bun B Praises "Houston Rap" Book

Bun B says that "Houston Rap" defines the city's Hip Hop scene.

Bun B wrote the forward for the forthcoming book Houston Rap. Due in stores November 25, the book was written by Lance Scott Walker, features photography from Peter Beste and provides a look at the city’s rap scene through images and interviews. Beste and Walker spent eight years documenting the culture.

“This book defines Houston Hip Hop,” Bun B says in a press release about the book.

Houston Rap includes profiles on several of the city’s most prominent artists, including Bun B, Willie D of the Geto Boys, Paul Wall and Lil’ Troy.

The “Slipcased Exclusive” version of the book, which includes a 7" vinyl DJ Screw and Fat Pat record, and the “Deluxe Bundle” version of the book, which comes with the record and a Fat Pat DVD, among other items, are only available direct from sinecurebooks.com, which is releasing the book.

These special editions of the book will not be available in stores.

An image of the book's cover is as follows.

Bun B's next album, The Epilogue, is set to be released on November 12. Pimp C, 2 Chainz, Rick Ross, Lil Boosie, Kirko Bangz, Big K.R.I.T., Raekwon, Z-Ro and Devin The Dude are among the guests slated to appear on the collection. The Epilogue is Bun B's fourth studio album and the final chapter of hisTrill series.

In 2011, Bun B was honored with "Bun B Day" in Houston, Texas.

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  • Money Emp

    I Hope the Author gave Rap-A-Lot records their RESPECT for puttin H-town on the Map aswell as $outhern Hip-hop period.They Need to mention the Entire $outhern Rap Empire Catalog from '87 to '93 "Golden Era" of Gangsta Rap,for Rap-A-Lot.Not sayin they didn't BANG post latter years. but these Acts laid the Foundation,from their production Crew to All the Label Acts,like Every Ghetto Boy - Box,Prince Johnny C,Raheem,Bushwick,(DJ Ready Red)Aka - tha Musical Enforcer,Willie D.,Akshun,Big Mike,DMG.Other labelmates like Ganksta N-I-P,The terrorist - K-rino Point Blank - S.P.C "South Park Coalition" - these brothers were Lyrical(Who? said the $outh don't have MCs) - ,O.G.Style,Convicts - Lord 3-2,Choice,too Much trouble,Big Mellow & The Bonehard N!ggaz, - R.I.P - SEAGRAM although he was from Oakland.That shows how well they were Respected Around the United States had Artists on EVERY Coast - EAST,WEST,Midwest.(Before alot of Record label started)Can't forget them Brothers from P.A. Reppin Short TEXAS [My favorite Song] - UGK who Lil J. Should've $igned from the beginning.Can't wait to See The G.B. UNSUNG On T.V.One $$$

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  • REAL NIGGA GENERAL GUCCI

    bun b is such a soft faggot these days. Nigga was never a real gangster like gucci mane, Gucci keeps it real with the streets even if hes rich which is why real niggas not you internet nerd faggots respect him.

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