Introduction 1. Fuck 'Em 2. Size Ain't Shit 3. Do It Like a G.O. 4. Scarface 5. Let a Ho Be a Ho 6. Life in the Fast Lane 7. Mind of a Lunatic 8. Gangster of Love 9. Trigga Happy Nigga 10. City Under Siege 11. Assassins 12. Talkin' Loud Ain't Saying Nothin' 13. Read These Nikes
Charts the rise of the Geto Boys from the earliest days of Houston's rap scene and documents a moment in music history when hip-hop began to replace rock as the transgressive sound of American youth.
Rolf Potts has traveled around the world, from Fifth Ward to the Falkland Islands, reporting for the likes of Slate, the New Yorker, and SI.com.
The Geto Boys is a welcome addition to the 33 1/3 canon, as it brings some much-needed diversity on several levels...Potts delivers a strong history lesson that is well-researched and gives the Geto Boys their due as hip-hop pioneers. * Houston Press *