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  CD Baby: Hip-Hop/Rap music you will love
While a lot of modern hip hop relies on hook heavy song construction that just ends up increasing the fluff, SD takes the high road and kicks lengthy verses that run circles around themselves, constantly coercing the listener to keep a finger poised near the rewind button.
While trends in hip hop continue to lean towards the use of multiple producers to fill an album, it has become a rare treat to hear a record that relies on one beatsmith.
Simultaneously abstract and raw, the thick blend of hip hop, spoken word, and neo-soul from this Los Angeles MC is something worth wrapping your head around.
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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Hip hop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hip hop fashion is, according to KRS One, one of the nine extended elements of hip hop culture.
Hip hop music is also erroneously used at times to describe related genres of music, such as contemporary RandB, which are primarily sung; while singing is commonly present in hip hop songs, the main vocal (if there are vocals) is always rapped.
Hip hop music is a part of hip hop, a cultural movement that includes the activities of breakdancing and graffiti art, as well as associated slang, fashion and other elements.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hip-hop   (419 words)

 Nerdcore hip hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nerdcore hip hop, or geeksta rap, is a subgenre of hip hop music that is performed by nerds or geeks, and is characterized by themes and subject matter considered to be of general interest to nerds.
Self-described nerdcore musician MC Frontalot coined the term in 2000 in the song "Nerdcore Hiphop".
Nerdcore had clear influences from geek culture as well, including geek rockers like They Might Be Giants, parodists like "Weird Al" Yankovic (who released a rap called "It's All About The Pentiums" in 1999), and even artists in other media.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nerdcore_hip_hop   (1309 words)

 Old school hip hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hip hop music began in the early 1970s in New York City with the advent of breakbeat DJing.
In contrast with the later rhymes of new school hip hop, old school rap was relatively simple in its rhythms and cadences.
The first steps towards the commercialization of hip hop came with the release of what are usually called the first two commercially issued hip hop recordings: "King Tim III (Personality Jock)" by the Fatback Band, and "Rapper's Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Old_school_rap   (1034 words)

 East Coast hip hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hip hop music emerged from block parties thrown by owners of loud and expensive stereo equipment, which they could share with the community or use to compete among ultra-competitive West Indian DJs who began isolating the percussion break from funk or disco songs.
While Kool Herc and the Herculoids were the first hip hoppers to gain major fame in New York, the public at large was first introduced to hip hop by the releases of the first two commercially issued hip hop recordings, "King Tim III" by The Fatback Band and "Rapper's Delight" by The Sugarhill Gang.
Hip hop was popular there at least as far back as 1976 (first record: "Rhythm Talk", by Jocko Henderson in 1979), and the New York Times dubbed Philly the "Graffiti Capital of the World" in 1971, due to the influence of such legendary graffiti artists as Cornbread.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/East_Coast_hip_hop   (3980 words)

 Hip hop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban (primarily, but not entirely, African American) youth in NewYork and has since spread around the world.
Hip hop has since come to be a synonym for rap music to mainstream audiences.
Hip hop music is related to the griots of West Africa, traveling singers and poets whose musical style is reminiscent of hip hop.
www.therfcc.org /hip-hop-36609.html   (1192 words)

 Hip-hop Soul Encyclopedia Article @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hip hop soul is a subgenre of contemporary RandB.
For example, Hip hop soul used samples instead of synthesizer lines, and featured strong elements of 1990s East Coast hip hop and gangsta rap.
Currently, hip hop soul is experiencing a spike in popularity due to younger acts incorporating the sound.
www.greatartworks.com /encyclopedia/Hip-hop_soul   (586 words)

 Talk:Nerdcore hip hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This article is part of WikiProject Hip hop, an ongoing effort to improve articles related to hip hop culture and hip hop music.
"Nerdcore" is a genre of hip hop written by people who define themselves (or, in some cases, are defined by others) as nerds.
Nerdcore has a necessary element that the music be produced in your bedroom on your PC (or MAC.) Now this does not have to be LITERALLY true, but the music has to embrace this ethos in order to qualify for the genre.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:Nerdcore_hip_hop   (4958 words)

 Hip hop 1 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Start the Hip hop 1 article or add a request for it.
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www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/hip_hop_1   (188 words)

 Nerdcore Hip Hop Encyclopedia Article @ JobsInArt.com (Jobs in Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sources for samples in nerdcore range from Vanilla Ice ("Ninja Rap", sampled in mc chris's "Bad(dd) Runner)") to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ("sampling.
Jesus">MC 900 Ft. In 1998 the 2 Skinnee J's released the album $upermercado, featuring the song "Riot Nrrrd", possibly the first true nerdcore song; the title is a creative take on a girl powered underground punk movement led by "riot grrrls" and may have come from Douglas Coupland's influential 1995 novel Microserfs.
Project Nerdcore A documentary film that profiles the world of Nerdcore Hip Hop.
www.jobsinart.com /encyclopedia/Nerdcore_hip_hop   (1114 words)

 Wired News: Rap Marketing Comes to Nerdcore
While gangsta rap is seen as celebrating the violence and aggression that claimed two of its brightest stars, "geeksta" rap is a hip-hop genre celebrating coding skills and school grades.
Also dubbed "nerdcore," this branch of hip-hop is for geeks, by geeks.
Nerdcore fans, meanwhile, are happy to identify with a music that speaks their own language.
www.wired.com /news/culture/0,1284,67970,00.html?tw=rss.TOP   (948 words)

 German hip hop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Die Fantastischen Vier was the first hip hop crew to record, and they helped to popularize the field beginning in about 1992.
Their music is a fascinating cross between hip hop and soul, with highly politicized, internationalist texts.
Mongo Clikke is a collectiveof Hamburg rappers, primarily comprising Ferris MC, Mister Schnabel, Samy Deluxe, Doppelkopf, Fünf Sterne Deulxe, Dendemann from Eins Zwo and Jan Eißfeldt aka Boba Ffett from the Beginner.
www.therfcc.org /german-hip-hop-104959.html   (672 words)

 Definition of Nerdcore hip hop
The uniting feature of the genre is that it is hip hop by and for nerds.
Nerdcore is often but not always released over the internet rather than through record labels.
However, "Weird Al" (though undoubtedly a nerd) is not generally considered nerdcore, because he parodies music of all genres rather than writing original hip hop.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Nerdcore_hip_hop   (394 words)

 Daily Tar Heel
Called nerdcore hip-hop, it combines the simplicity of old-school hip-hop with the do-it-yourself ethic of punk and the aesthetic of geek culture.
Some members of the nerdcore group Futuristic Sex Robotz are students, and the breakthrough artist MC Lars began making music in his room in a college residence hall.
The main distinction between nerdcore and traditional hip-hop is its lyrical content, which references geeky topics from Star Trek to Craigslist.org or just revels in geeky irony.
www.dailytarheel.com /media/paper885/news/2005/12/08/DiveOnline/Nerdcore.HipHop-1368405.shtml?norewrite&sourcedomain=www.dailytarheel.com   (1477 words)

 ipedia.com: French hip hop Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hip hop first appeared in France in the early 1980s, just as the genre was achieving some success in the US.
Paname City Rappin (1984, by Dee Nasty) was the first album released, and the first major star was MC Solaar, whose 1991 Qui seme le vente recolte le tempo, was a major hit.
A new group of artists, under the gangster & gentleman label, is at the root of this HIP HOP revolution.
www.ipedia.com /french_hip_hop.html   (485 words)

 Nerdcore Hip Hop Encyclopedia Article @ ArtQuilt.com (Art Quilt)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sources for samples in nerdcore range from Vanilla Ice ("Ninja Rap", sampled in mc chris's "Bad(dd) Runner)") to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ("Nerdcore Rising - it is still quite common, as most nerdcore tracks are released non-commercially and thus attract little to no attention from the RIAA.
However, the genre itself is arguably older, and its roots can be seen in "proto-nerdcore" artists as varied as the Beastie Boys, Kool Keith, Deltron 3030,, and Daniel Dumile.
Jesus">MC 900 Ft By 2005, the new subgenre of geeksta rap (named for gangsta rap) had definitively emerged, largely independently of more traditional nerdcore.
www.artquilt.com /encyclopedia/Nerdcore_hip_hop   (1046 words)

 EXPRESS MEDIA | Voiceworks
The hip hop community is more cool about it, but truth be told they don’t care much about my scientific endeavours.
Nerdcore hip hop has not been able to escape the crime and violence that has rocked its mainstream counterpart.
Being one of the originals I thought the Front might give us an insight into just what nerdcore is. KRS One identified nine elements of hip hop, and I asked MC Frontalot to think of some elements that might be particular to his genre.
www.expressmedia.org.au /vw_back_issues.php?content_id=164   (1188 words)

 Nerdcore hip hop
The nerdcore hip-hop compilation CD project has assembled four CDs of unreleased and...
NERDCORE HIPHOP (2000) [download from the music page] mc frontalot can rock the turntable [wack scratch] I'm unable.
Nerdcore Hip-Hop A new twist on an old genre is popping up across the country (built on the shoulders...
www.logicjungle.com /wiki/Nerdcore_hip_hop   (247 words)

 Free hip hop rap instrumental   (Site not responding. Last check: )
FREE HIP HOP RAP INSTRUMENTAL TRACKS has All beats can be leased for $35.00 each,...
In this hip hop subgenre, DJs and producers are free to experiment...
Hip hop soul - Hip house - Horrorcore - Hyphy - Instrumental - Jazz rap - Latin...
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 Nerdcore Hip Hop Encyclopedia Article @ Fburg.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Free-flowing Bawls, gaming tournaments, and nerdcore hip-hop mark...
Jesus">MC 900 Ft. However, the genre itself is arguably older, and its roots can be seen in "proto-nerdcore" artists as varied as the Beastie Boys, Kool Keith, Deltron 3030,, and Daniel Dumile.
Nerdcore - New jack swing - Old school - Political - Pop - Rapcore - Ragga - Reggaeton - Snap - Urban Pasifika
www.fburg.com /encyclopedia/Nerdcore_hip_hop   (1167 words)

 MC Eric's B's Nerdcore Songs
Most of my songs are Nerdcore, which is an amateur and geeky version of hip-hop music.
Below is a list of my Nerdcore songs, which are all downloadable for free:
I know I am a not a good singer, these are just rough demos of my songwriting talent.
www.nerdcoresongs.com   (394 words)

 nerdcorehiphop.org   (Site not responding. Last check: )
RhymeTorrents.com - Seven free CDs of new or rare nerdcore hip-hop.
Nerdcore for Life Article in Redmond Developer News
Nerdcore Summit 2007 Footage from Divx at CES: ZeaLouS1 Ultraklystron Doc Popular Emergency Pizza Party High Definition
www.bedoper.com /nerdcore   (848 words)

 Austin Hip-Hop Scene: mc chris - Emo's Lounge - October 13, 2006
Let me proceed to edumacate ya'll suckas on the fine history of Nerdcore hip hop.
Nerdcore hip hop is a fusion of nerd/geek (that's me!) themes with that of hip hop.
His trademarks include the synthesis of his "geek" heritage with the "gangster" image associated with hip hop artists, and the high pitch of his voice, celebrated in his 2003 song "10 Year Old" (likening his voice to a child of ten years age).
austinhiphopscene.blogspot.com /2006/08/mc-chris-emos-lounge-october-13-2006.html   (361 words)

 Hip Hop, Arts, Music and Styles Directory Categories and Links @ neverclosed.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I mean really, it was not all that, he always did songs for the females, but that album was almost some sweet Hip Hop with R and B lyrics.
NC Hip Hop Online: Underground Hip Hop to Petey Pablo - Writing about and links to North Carolina hip hop websites from underground hip hop to Petey Pablo.
Prhymemates - Organization dedicated to establishing and nurturing the hip hop scene in San Antonio.
www.neverclosed.com /Arts/Music/Styles/Hip_Hop/Regional   (601 words)

 CD Baby: OPTIMUS RHYME: Optimus Rhyme
This is by far the best hip hop album I've bought since The Pharcyde's first album in '92 (hope that's the right year).
Nerdcore hip hop is what it's all about.
Optimus Rhyme goes and revitalizes true hip hop with their entertaining (if somewhat nerdy) story telling in smooth rhymes.
www.cdbaby.com /optimusrhyme   (2744 words)

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