MC Shy-D is credited with bringing authentic Bronx-style hip-hop to Atlanta (and Miami), such as 1988's Shake it produced by DJ Toomp; Jones was signed to controversial southern rap label Luke Records, run by Luther Campbell aka "Uncle Luke".
- Run-DMC. It’s widely accepted that Run-DMC ushered in a new era of hip hop. It should also be acknowledged that with their classic logo design, they ushered in a whole new era of hip hop marketing.
- Wu-Tang Clan. Few bands have ever attacked the music scene the way Wu-Tang Clan did in the 90s. Their assault included a classic debut album, solo albums from several individual members, a clothing line, a video game, limited edition sneakers, skateboard decks, and as much crossover success as any hardcore NYC rap group of all time.
- Public Enemy. Strong stenciled letters. An iconic name. A B-Boy (break dancer) in the crosshairs of a gun. Is anything else really necessary? Public Enemy has been making politically charged and socially conscious music for four decades.
- Strange Music. Kansas City’s Tech N9ne has dominated the Midwest rap scene for most of the 2000s with an aggressive merchandising campaign which allows fans to buy everything from winter coats to underwear with the Strange Music logo.
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Hip hop or hip-hop is a culture and art movement that was created by African Americans, Latino Americans and Caribbean Americans in the Bronx, New York City. The origin of the name is often disputed. It is also argued as to whether hip hop started in the South or West Bronx.
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- Bounce to This. 43m. Rooted in New Orleans's rich music culture, No Limit mogul Master P and bounce breakouts DJ Jimi and Juvenile shake rap and put twerking on the map.
- The Southern Lab. 45m. Innovators explode out of the South: Houston's DJ Screw slows hip-hop down, Memphis's Three 6 Mafia goes dark, and Atlanta's Lil Jon brings the crunk.
- The Super Producers. 44m. Auteurs like the Neptunes' Pharrell and Chad expand the sonic palette. Timbaland and Missy Elliott lean forward. Kanye West and J Dilla reimagine rap.
- Street Dreams. 36m. Mixtapes spread the hottest sounds, infringe copyright and break artists. Among them, 50 Cent polarizes, T.I. takes off with trap, and Lil Wayne clicks.
The 116, formerly 116 Clique (pronounced one-one-six click), is an American Southern Christian hip hop collective originally from Dallas, Texas signed to the Atlanta-based Reach Records. The group performs a wide variety of contemporary hip hop styles, from chopped and screwed to trap to Latin hip hop .
Hip hop as resistance — and under attack. Just as it is for the Black community in the United States, hip hop is often a counter-cultural music of resistance among marginalized communities in East Asia, Wilson says, although the focus of such opposition varies widely among artists.
Hip-hop, cultural movement that attained popularity in the 1980s and ’90s and the backing music for rap, the musical style incorporating rhythmic and/or rhyming speech that became the movement’s most lasting and influential art form. Learn more about hip-hop’s history and culture in this article.
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