Houston Rap Tapes
Compiled by Lance Scott Walker (February-March 2014)
Selections by Lance Scott Walker and Peter Beste
Cover photo: Hawk by Peter Beste (Screwed Up Records & Tapes — South Park, 2005)
All lyrics and vocals by D.Scott. All beats by JonyFraze. Mixed by Chris Monsanto.
Fresh off the heels of his full-length No Poison No Paradise album, Black Milk continues to pull music from his vault. His new EP, Glitches In The Break, digitally drops today and 12″ on vinyl for Record Store Day, April 19.
This is Vol. 2 in a series of how ever many J.Bizness decides to do of “Chops”. (Thats short for sample chops if you didn’t figure it out.) You might know some of the samples… most you wont. All beats produced by J. Bizness for Illregular Instrumentals.
The video for “Caprice Down” off Oddisee’s instrumental album The Beauty In All is expertly shot, edited and coloured.
The homie Surreal produced this joint in honour of Dilla.
Always a heavy time of year, remembering the brightness that was lost to us 8 years ago this month, but also, sometimes getting Dilla-fatigue. Between all of the redundant mixes that pop up this time of year, and the retrospective “Dilla meant this much to me” declarations across social media, the commemorative t-shirts, and emcees…
House Shoes chops it up with Jeedo, Dede and Tim K of Tiny Hearts during their debut show in LA.