Professor Langston Collin Wilkins (Wisconsin-Madison) joined us this week to talk about his newly released book "Welcome 2 Houston: Hip Hop Heritage in Hustle Town" (Univ. of Illinois Press, 2023), exploring "the relationship between music creation, place attachment and local heritage within Houston, Texas’ hip hop music scene." We talked about the role of neighborhoods, the "chop and screw sound that is synonymous with Houston hip hop and local legends within the scene such as Geto Boys, Bun B and DJ Screw.
In part two, Craig and Rex discuss Jimbo Fisher's buyout and Craig Counsell leaving Milwaukee for Chicago.
Professor Wilkins' Website (http://langstonwilkins.com/)
His Instagram (@Street_Folk)
His Twitter/X (@StreetFolkLCW)
His Houston Hip Hop Spotify Playlist
102 - SST Records & The Sound of the Underground w/ Jim Ruland
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