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.
Aug 3, 2020 · In the '90s and early 2000s, when the Source was held as the bible for all things hip-hop, only two Southern artists ever received the coveted 5 Mic rating — OutKast, for Aquemini, and...
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May 24, 2022 · Southern Hip-Hop began taking off in 2000-2006 when we saw an emergence of more southern cities such as New Orleans and Memphis. New Orleans bounce, a sound that integrates fast-paced tempos and dancey-like technicality within audio engineering, became staples in party culture throughout America.
Aug 10, 2023 · The birth of trap music and the rise of southern hip-hop In 2003, T.I. and other Atlanta rappers created new subgenre of rap: trap music. Twenty years later, its influence is everywhere. Twenty ...
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Today in Hip-Hop History: Ludacris Dropped His Sophomore Album ‘Word Of Mouf’ 22 Years Ago
On this day in 2001, Ludacris released his second full-length album, Word of Mouf. This LP was ridiculously successful, debuting at #3 on the Billboard 200 chart and selling 281,000 copies in the first week.
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Aug 3, 2020 · Our list of the best songs, albums and mixtapes by Southern rappers is a celebration that recenters the South as a creative center of hip-hop and honors the region for all that it has given...