15 Years Later… #RIPDJScrew

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Brand New Mix From #TopFlightDJ @ThaRealChino celebrating the life of DJ Screw… 15 Years Later.  

H.A.W.K. Lives

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HAWK Lives: If you’ve been in the scene down here deep in the Underground, you were aware of the fact that there was this HAWK album that had been yet to be released with a bunch of unheard tracks on it. It ALMOST came out like 2 or 3 years ago, but got held up for whatever reason. But here we are March 2015, and BAM Im on the instagram and I see my dear friend Meshah Hawkins post the cover and say its dropping the 17th! Instant joy filled the air… and some smoke followed shortly after! HAWK Lives!! As long as we can put him in the deck and turn it up, he’ll…

Everythang Slowed Down – D-Frost ft Macc Grace

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Brand new D-Frost featuring the man himself who coined the term, If It Aint Local It Aint Live, Macc Grace. D-Frost teams up with the SUC OG for a dope H-Town slowed down track that we all love. Directed by B-Luce you know its gon be sick. Another dope addition to the Video of the Week here at Optimo Radio. Make sure to keep up with all the latest and greatest music comin out da underground. #IfItAintLocalItAintLive  

Z-Ro on Optimo Radio

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#LiveFromTheUnderground every Tuesday night interviews Houston’s elite MC’s and last night we had the best of the best. Z-Ro the Mo City Don, stopped by to chop it up with Ram and Athena about the music industry, his respect for K-Rino, how his music has influenced people across the globe. Check out the exclusive interview on our Soundcloud and stay tuned in to Optimo Radio to hear Z-Ro’s latest and his classics in the mix almost hourly. #IfItAintLocalItAintLive

RIP HAWK

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Its been 8 years since we lost the 5 Star General of the SUC. Big HAWK is remembered by all as a great person and an amazing rapper. He was truly loved by all that knew him personally and through his music. He was able to touch people across the globe with his gift of gab, and to ease the pain of his loss, we celebrate the memory of his life, and how he reached us all. No matter your relationship with the man, you could feel the love he possessed for people. In a world so cold, the best way to honor his memory is to live how he showed us to. If we…

11-16-13 DJ Screw 24 Hour Tribute Mix

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Today marks 13 years since we lost the originator, DJ Screw. Here at Optimo Radio we represent the real, and are playing 24 hours of actual DJ Screw mixes. The best of the best we hand picked out these mixes and freestyles for Screws true fans to hear and celebrate the life that he led. Screw taught us so much more than how to slow down a record, he taught us how to show love and keep it real. He taught us that soliders can unite for da cash, he showed us that one man can truly change the world. The whole world is Screwed up and Optimo Radio’s worldwide audience is proof that DJ…

Happy BDay HAWK Tribute

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930-1pm we’re celebrating the life of the 5 Star General of the SUC, Big HAWK. Check out the best of H.A. Dub K now on Optimo Radio. Listen online or get our android app http://tiny.cc/optimoandroid or get the TuneIn app for iphones and search Optimo Radio  

Houston Rap Book – By Peter Beste & Lance Scott Walker

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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…