#ClassicWednesday Pick of the Week – THE BEST OF THE GETO BOYS at 11am on Optimo Radio www.OptimoRadio.com Watch the Geto Boys on Unsung tonight at 7pm cst on TVONE
The long awaited, Houston Rap Book, by our good friends, Peter Beste & Lance Scott Walker, is available for preorder now! This book IS the Houston Rap Scene and anyone who loves Texas rap should have this in their possession. Click the image below to Pre-Order!! “This book defines Houston hip-hop!” – Bun B. “I love it!” – Sarah / colette “As far as ‘Books’ is concerned you have put Houston on tha map! It’s like Church’s Chicken… YOU GOTTA LOVE IT!!!” – Dope E. ABOUT THE BOOK: People ain’t been educated on fightin’ back unless it’s some street shit, like fighting your neighbors or beating up… fighting your family members, killing your best…
Every Wednesday we pay homage to the music that made us who we are and keep our local history alive to share with all those who grew up during it or might just be hearing some of these hits for the first time. This week’s Album of the Week is one that had a huge impact on me and really put me on to Houston rap. The Geto Boys 1993 release, Til Death Do Us Part. This was the first album missing Willie D, who was replaced with Big Mike and really holds his own alongside Scarface and Bushwick. This album features hits like Crooked Officer, Straight Gangsterism, Bring It On and so much more….
#ClassicWednesdays Pick of the Week, the super underground soundtrack to 5th Ward, a movie that came out in 1997, while it did not get nationwide acclaim, its soundtrack found its way into the tape decks of all those who were in the know. It features classics from DJ Screw Al-D and Grace, Street Military, Botany Boys, Lil Keke, Willie D and many more H-Town Legends. Hear it here, only on Optimo Radio. Where we play the realest shit outta Texas. #IfItAintLocalItAintLive