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K-Rino Hip Hop music collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 720
Finding aid note: Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Content Description

Recordings and posters featuring K-Rino, as well as one Houston Chronicle (September 10-16, 2015) edition featuring Houston's Hip-hop History, one "Rap by Design: Conspiracy to Revelation" book, with foreword written by K-Rino, and one unopened "Stories from the Black Book" cassette tape.

Dates

  • 2008-2017

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored onsite at the Woodson Research Center.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish from this material must be facilitated through Woodson Research Center. K-Rino holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

K-Rino (Eric Kaiser) is a hip-hop / rap artist based in Houston, TX. His rap career began in 1983. In 1987, his group, Real Chill, released the single "Rockin It," one of the first rap records coming out of Houston. Also in 198y, he founded the South Park Coalition, which is a "coalition of Houston hip hop rappers which K-Rino started in 1986, wanting to unite the talent in his South Park neighborhood and the city of Houston." (www.southparkcoalition.net) In the early 1990s, he released several solo albums and collaborated with many rappers from his home town, including the south park coalition, scarface, willie dee, canibus, z-ro, dj premier and many more.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (1 box and 1 map drawer folder)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Recordings and posters featuring K-Rino, as well as one Houston Chronicle (September 10-16, 2015) edition featuring Houston's Hip-hop History, one "Rap by Design: Conspiracy to Revelation" book, with foreword written by K-Rino, and one unopened "Stories from the Black Book" cassette tape.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This material was donated by K-Rino, Jan. 24, 2018.
Title
Guide to the K-Rino Hip Hop music collection, 2008-2017
Status
Completed
Author
Gabby Parker and Amanda Focke
Date
2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Contact:
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA