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  MuchMusic Message Board: are you a fan of the simpleized southern hip hop
Southern hip hop (also known as Dirty South hip hop) is a form of hip hop music that emerged in the late-1990s as a popular force from cities such as Dallas, Atlanta, Memphis, Jackson, Nashville, Houston, Shreveport, Orlando, Louisville, Tampa, Jacksonville, Austin, New Orleans, Miami, and San Antonio.
Southern rap artists were forced to release their music independently.
Whereas East Coast hip hop has historically been associated with complex lyrics and sparse urban beats, and West Coast hip hop is known for its relaxed G-Funk vibe; contemporary Southern rap is largely characterized by its upbeat, exuberant, club-friendly tunes and simplistic, heavily rhythmic lyrical delivery.
boards.muchmusic.com /showflat.php?Cat=&Number=1937078&page=0&view=collapsed&sb=5&o=&fpart=1   (2610 words)

  
  Hip hop music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hip hop music (also referred to as rap or rap music) is a style of popular music which came into existence in roughly the mid '70s but became a large part of modern day pop culture in the late '80s.
Hip hop music is also erroneously used at times to describe related genres of music, such as contemporary RandB, which are primarily sung, probably for increasing their commercial appeal; while singing is commonly present in hip hop tracks, 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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hip_hop_music   (5112 words)

  
 Southern Hip Hop Encyclopedia Article @ BeatTheRap.com (Beat the Rap)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Southern rap (or Dirty South hip-hop) is a type of hip hop music that emerged in the late-1990s as a popular force from cities such as New Orleans, Miami, Atlanta, Memphis and Houston.
Southern rap artists were forced to release their music independently.
Whereas East Coast hip hop has historically been associated with complex lyrics and sparse urban beats, contemporary southern rap is largely characterized by its upbeat, exuberant, club-friendly tunes and simplistic, heavily rhythmic lyrical delivery.
www.beattherap.com /encyclopedia/Southern_hip_hop   (1086 words)

  
 History Of Hip Hop Culture Style   (Site not responding. Last check: )
southern hip hop, hip hop purists, hip hop...
The origin of the term "hip hop" itself is unclear; however, over time, the term has taken on a life of its own.
Hip Hop timeline and history information on the beginnings of hip hop culture to present day.
www.e2records.com /history-of-hip-hop-culture-style.html   (301 words)

  
 South on the rise in hip-hop world - RAP/HIP-HOP MUSIC- msnbc.com
Singer Pharrell Williams, left, and Chad Hugo, also known as superproducers the Neptunes, are luring pop artists to Virginia to acquire the southern sound.
Hard as it is to believe, when southern rap first started out in the late '80s, everyone wanted to act like they were from New York.
Southern rappers started referring to their own neighborhoods — Houston’s Fifth Ward, New Orleans’ Magnolia Projects, speaking in their own slang, and playing up a dizzying array of regional accents.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/5270870   (869 words)

  
 Southern Hip Hop Comes to Itlain Hip Hop Conference - www.ezboard.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
July 21, 2005 (Atlanta, GA) — Joycelyn A. Wilson, southern correspondent and contributor to magazines such as XXL, Scratch, and the Source will speak about southern hip-hop culture at the 13th Biennial meeting of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), July 25-30, 2005 at the Università La Sapienza in Rome, Italy.
Still, southern hip-hop is one of the most misunderstood genres.
She is a graduate of Benjamin Elijah Mays High School and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Georgia where she is finishing up her dissertation on southern hip-hop culture and its critique on schooling and education.
p076.ezboard.com /fpoliticalpalacefrm56.showMessage?topicID=540.topic   (291 words)

  
 Southern Soul and Hip Hop - Southern Soul RnB
Kelly's relevance to Southern Soul RandB in 1998, when—along with the release of his retro classic, "When A Woman's Fed Up"—he appeared in a stunning music video on BET and MTV for Kelly Price's debut single, "Friend of Mine."
The importance of these commercial RandB-based tunes was to alert the old soul crowd, the fans that who had been swimming in the commercial RandB currents, that there was another kind of classic soul in the air.
Concurrently, a new, younger generation of Southern Soul artists woke up to a new atmosphere of creativity, possibility and practicality—for what is more important to an emerging artist than an audience and the ability to make a living?
www.southernsoulrnb.com /southern_soul_and_hiphop.cfm   (534 words)

  
 Dirty States of America: The Untold Story of Southern Hip-Hop Comes to a Store Near You!
Unlike many of today's young filmmakers who would rather do arm chair research, FLX rented a car and a camera and spent a year and a half traveling throughout the South to find just the right footage to show the world what the South and it's music were really all about.
"Southerners are a friendly people by nature, but they're a bit more reserved when it comes to revealing certain things about themselves.
So I knew that I had to go down there and let them get to know me and see that I was sincere about portraying the South in a dignified manner.
www.ereleases.com /pr/2004-05-27d.html   (503 words)

  
 Underground Hip-Hop from Southern Music Digital
Southern Music (SMD) exploded onto the Atlanta underground hip-hop scene in 1995 as the exclusive distributor for then unknown rap music artists such as the Raheem the Dream, Ghetto Mafia and Pastor Troy.
Southern Music Digital is the place to hear and purchase the best underground hip-hop from the south on-line as it's released.
We welcome you to our site and know you'll enjoy listening to the hip-hop stars of the future today while they are still in their true form and before major label producers sugar coat them for radio and MTV.
www.southernmusic.org /Rap   (312 words)

  
 Southern Rap Music, History of Southern Rap and Southern Underground Rap
Because of these Southern rap artists, Southern underground rap was able to develop into the huge genre known as Southern rap hip hop, today.
Southern rap hip hop, also frequently referred to as Dirty South rap, has its roots in Miami bass music made popular by 2 Live Crew.
Master P and his No Limit rappers offered fans Southern rap music that wasn’t watered down; they may have been producing what is known as “Southern rap hip hop” but it was also pure Dirty South rap in the truest sense of the phrase.
www.ez-tracks.com /rap_styles/southern_rap.html   (492 words)

  
 Hip Hop Lovers
The red-hot New Orleans rapper is the latest in the long line of hitmakers from Master P’s New No Limit Records and is on the verge of becoming the next Southern star.
Master P felt so strongly about Choppa that he features him on the 504 Boyz’s hit single, “Tight Whips.” “Choppa has the most distinctive voice that you would ever want to hear on a record,” Master P says of his latest superstar protégé.
“What the hip hop game’s been missing from the South, I’m about to fill it up.” After garnering attention in Louisiana with his hit single “Choppa Style,” the talented rapper signed with Master P and his New No Limit Records.
www.hiphoplovers.com /choppa.html   (793 words)

  
 CD Baby: Hip-Hop/Rap: Southern Style
With a perfect balance of smooth, intoxicating hooks and flawlessly depicted verses, this southern boy's debut release becomes an instant addiction to anyone with a pulse.
Southern hip-hop with lyrical tales chronicling the grit of Middle Georgia lifestyle.
Referred to Down South as the Hustlers Sound Track, this album is a perfect blend of the grimiest parts of the dirty south mixed with the essence of east coast hip hop.
cdbaby.com /style/61   (534 words)

  
 Exclusive Hip Hop News, Audio, Lyrics, Videos, Honeys, Wear, Sneakers, Download Mixtapes
He was one of the founding fathers of southern hip hop.
I established Southern Style Marketing in 2002, which is a multi-dimensional marketing and advertising company that specializes marketing artists, music products and more in the southern market.
Fear Factor Music, representing the next generation of southern hip hop, is underway, and lookout for PartySouth.com Spring 2005.
www.hiphopgame.com /index2.php3?page=djsmallz   (1120 words)

  
 Adam's World: Southern Hip-Hop's Impending Death
In 2007, however, a good number of popular southern rappers have become complacent, feeling their spot at the top is secure and nothing can take them down.
There are a handful of prominent southern rappers who are still completely on point with their business.
So for those of you who enjoy hearing southern Hip-Hop I’m sorry to say your passion may be cut short and the only people you’ll have to blame are the ones on your CD covers.
adambernard.blogspot.com /2007/05/southern-hip-hops-impending-death.html   (891 words)

  
 Southern Hip-Hop and the Contributions that Conscious Artists like Ludacris Have Made to It - Associated Content
Southern Hip-Hop and the Contributions that Conscious Artists like Ludacris Have Made to It By Christopher Kendalls, published May 14, 2007
To truly answer this question, you would have to go all the way back to that time when Ludacris had first redefined himself as a conscious rapper to begin with.
Southern Hip-Hop and the Contributions that Conscious Artists like Ludacris Have Made to It http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/242671/southern_hiphop_and_the_contributions.html
www.associatedcontent.com /article/242671/southern_hiphop_and_the_contributions.html   (436 words)

  
 Press Release - M19 Southern Cassanova, Hip Hop Artist   (Site not responding. Last check: )
His clean and attractive hip hop sound is
The maxi Single “Southern Cassanova” is a powerful blend of today’s hip
hop and RandB sound that is on par with the likes of Dru Hill and LL Cool J. “Southern Cassanova” It has something for everybody across the hip-hop
www.zozogroup.com /m19/M19-press_release.html   (312 words)

  
 South vs. North: Why Is Southern Hip-Hop On Top?
But the south currently has several southern artists who are holding their region down that includes Unk, Rich Boy, T.I., Young Buck, and Young Jeezy to name a few.
Whether some agree or not, there is a southern dominance present, causing an imbalance in the music we hear.
Southern rap is done once the rotation on the radio is gone.
www.hiphoplinguistics.com /articles/2007/06/south-vs-north-why-is-southern-hip-hop-on-top   (1169 words)

  
 Southern Justice For Hip-Hop - Houston A Rap Capital?
Houston, Texas is home to one of the most prominent and independent hip-hop scenes in the world, largely influencing both gangsta rap and the larger southern hip-hop community.
This provided a significant outlet for MCs in the South-Houston area, and helped local rappers such as ESG, Lil' Flip and Z-Ro gain regional and sometimes national prominence, and it is likely that hotels in Houston would have played host to several record labels' talent spotters eager to check out the genre for themselves.
Southern Justice For Hip-Hop - Houston A Rap Capital?.
ezinearticles.com /?Southern-Justice-For-Hip-Hop-Houston-A-Rap-Capital?&id=851029   (657 words)

  
 Underground Kingz's Pimp C, hip-hop pioneer - The Boston Globe
Pimp C was considered a leader in the Southern hip-hop movement.
The rapper formed Underground Kingz with partner-in-rhyme Bun B while the pair were in high school, and their often-laconic delivery paired with wittily, dangerous lyrics influenced a generation of current superstars like Lil' Wayne.
Pimp C was jailed for three years in 2002; he had pleaded no contest to aggravated assault for brandishing a gun during an argument with a woman at a mall, then fell behind on required community service.
www.boston.com /bostonglobe/obituaries/articles/2007/12/06/underground_kingzs_pimp_c_hip_hop_pioneer   (655 words)

  
 GroupieTunes : SOUTHERN DYNASTY
Believed to be the future of New Orleans rap."LET IT REIGN" single handedly threw the Southern Dynasty into the major labels radar with little to no promotion.
Southern Dynasty has nothing but pure talent to offer the world.
With just enough southern dialect and a pinch of southern hip-hop slang, the Southern Dynasty is ready to dish out bowls of southern hospitality.
www.groupietunes.com /artists/southerndynasty   (339 words)

  
 Pimp C - Rap - Obituary - New York Times
Pimp C, the rapper who helped define Southern hip-hop with his group, UGK, was found dead in a hotel room in West Hollywood, Calif., yesterday morning.
UGK came to be seen as godfathers of the Houston hip-hop scene, one of the country’s most fertile.
In a much discussed piece for the Southern hip-hop magazine Ozone, he managed to offend the entire city of Atlanta; he later apologized.
www.nytimes.com /2007/12/05/arts/music/05pimpc.html?ex=1354510800&en=4430295c574184aa&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss   (556 words)

  
 YouTube - Crime Mob On Southern Hip Hop and Beatmaking On The Album
I don't mind some southern rap but New York is where its at homies.
Crime Mob CrimeMob HatedOnMostly Rock Yo Hips RockYoHips Circles Diamond Princess MIG Cyco Blac Southern Hiphop Hip Hop
Princess Teaching Rock Yo Hips AT SXSW (Crime Mob)
www.youtube.com /watch?v=PcthnbcfNHI   (532 words)

  
 Southern Justice for Hip-hop: Houston a Rap Capital?
Hip hop is a cultural movement which originated from New York in the 1970s.
Rapping, DJing, breakdancing and graffiti art are considered the main components of hip hop culture.
Hip hop music style consists of a rhythmic style of speaking (rap) over backing beats which are played by a DJ.
www.articlesbase.com /music-articles/southern-justice-for-hiphop-houston-a-rap-capital-267667.html   (1642 words)

  
 CD Baby: Hip-Hop/Rap: Hip Hop
A hip-hop album so dedicated to resurrecting the heart of the culture that the title itself tells all that needs to be told.
West coast party influenced, with a soulful approach to classic hip hop music, combining thought provoking lyrics of wisdom and humor over musical, full bodied beats.
Dee-Nyce represents true hip hop through the art of story telling and hard lyricism.
cdbaby.com /style/62   (557 words)

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