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What’s Houston’s Contribution to the Rap World?

The Houston rap scene has now been well documented in two books, Houston Rap and Houston Rap Tapes, which feature photos by Peter Beste and interviews and oral histories collected by writer Lance Scott Walker. Walker joins us to discuss the project and Houston’s influence on the rap world.

The Houston rap scene has now been well documented in two books, Houston Rap and Houston Rap Tapes, which feature photos by Peter Beste and interviews and oral histories collected by writer Lance Scott Walker.

Walker joins us to discuss the project and Houston’s influence on the rap world.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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