- Southern hip hop's roots can be traced to the success of the group's Grip It! On That Other Level in 1989, the Rick Rubin -produced The Geto Boys in 1990, and We Can't Be Stopped in 1991. By the mid-1990s, Atlanta had become a center in Southern hip hop music.
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Southern hip hop, also known as Southern rap, South Coast hip hop, or dirty south, is a blanket term for a regional genre of American hip hop music that emerged in the Southern United States and the Southeastern United States, especially in Atlanta, New Orleans, Houston, Memphis, and Miami—five cities which constitute the "Southern Network" in rap music.
May 05, 2021 · The Birth of Southern Hip Hop Though there were certainly smaller artists cropping up in cities like Atlanta, New Orleans, and Miami, the first well-known southern hip hop group was The Geto Boys,...
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Southern hip hop, also known as Southern rap, is a blanket term for a subgenre of American hip hop music that emerged in the Southern United States, including New Orleans, Louisiana; Houston, Texas; Nashville, Tennessee; Atlanta, Georgia; Memphis, Tennessee; Charlotte, North Carolina and Miami, Florida. The music was a reaction to the 1980s flow of...
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, the American hip hop music market was primarily dominated by artists from the east seaboard and the west coast. Los Angeles, California and New York City were the two main cities where hip hop was receiving widespread attention. In the 1980s, cities throughout the Southern United States began to catch on to the hip h...
See also: Atlanta hip-hop In 2009, the New York Times called Atlanta "hip-hop's center of gravity", and the city is home to many famous hip-hop, R&B and neo soul musicians. Local multi-platinum artists include OutKast, Ludacris, T.I. Usher, Ciara, B.o.B (rapper in songs Airplanes and Nothin' on You), and Young Jeezy Others include: Andre 3000 Audio...
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(February 2022) Southern hip hop (also known as Southern rap, South Coast hip hop, or dirty south) is a type of hip hop music that comes from the Southern United States. Many early Southern rap artists released their music independently or on mixtapes after finding it difficult to obtain record-label contracts in the 1990s.