List of hip hop genres
Hip hop music can be subdivided into various subgenres, fusions with other genres, and regional hip hop scenes.
Q102 Exclusive Phife Dawg Freestyle A Week Before His Passing. RIP Phife.
Phife Dawg from A Tribe Called Quest visits Mia AMor and the Q102 studio to drop knowledge and an exclusive freestyle a week before his passing in his last public appearance.
Neil DeGrasse Tyson Gets Into A Rap Battle With B.o.B Over Flat Earth Theory
The famed astrophysicist got into a Twitter spat with the rapper, which then turned into a bona fide rap battle. B.o.B, whom you might know from his hits "Airplanes," "Nothin' On You" and "Strange Clo...
'Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)' Live!
After this father-daughter duo's video went viral on ellentube, Ellen had them perform live on her show! Little did they know that they'd be performing alongside the artist behind the song and dance ...
Alternative hip hop
Alternative hip hop (also known as alternative rap) is a subgenre of hip hop music that encompasses the wide range of styles of hip hop that have not become identified as mainstream. Allmusic defines ...
Christian hip hop
Christian hip hop (originally Gospel rap, also known as Christian rap, Gospel hip hop, or holy hip hop) is hip hop music characterized by a Christian worldview, with the general purposes of evangeliza...
Country rap
Country rap is a subgenre of popular music blending country music with hip hop music-style rapping, also known as hick-hop or rural rap.Country rap began to form as a genre when Bubba Sparxxx and prod...
Crunk
Crunk or krunk is a genre of hip hop music that originated by Three 6 Mafia in Memphis, Tennessee in the early 1990s and gained mainstream success around 2003–04. Performers of crunk music are sometim...
Music of Detroit
This article discusses the Music of Detroit, Michigan. World renowned for its Detroit Symphony Orchestra and music celebrities, the area has a long and rich heritage, including several Platinum artist...
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Electro music
Electro (short for either electro-funk, or electro-boogie) is a genre of electronic dance music directly influenced by the use of TR-808 drum machines, and funk sampling. Records in the genre typicall...
Electro music - Wikipedia
G-funk
G-funk, or gangsta-funk, is a subgenre of hip hop music that emerged from West Coast gangsta rap in the early 1990s.
G-funk (which uses funk with an artificially altered tempo) incorporates multi-...
Gangsta rap
Gangsta rap is a subgenre of hip hop music with a lyrical focus on the activities of illegal street gangs and the "thug" or "gangsta" lifestyle. The genre evolved from hardcore hip hop into a distinct...
Grime (music)
Grime is a genre of English music that emerged in London, England. It was developed in the early 2000s, primarily as a development of UK garage, drum and bass, dancehall and hip hop.Pioneers of this s...
Homo hop
LGBT hip hop, also known as by names such as homo hop or queer hip hop, is a subgenre label applied by critics and music media to hip hop music performed by LGBT artists and performers. It has been de...
Kwaito
Kwaito is a music genre that emerged in Johannesburg, South Africa, during the 1990s. It is a variant of house music featuring the use of African sounds and samples. Typically at a slower tempo range ...
Nerdcore
Nerdcore is a genre of hip hop music characterized by themes and subject matter considered to be of general interest to nerds. Self-described nerdcore musician MC Frontalot has the earliest known reco...
Nerdcore - Wikipedia
Rap rock
Rap rock is a music genre that fuses vocal and instrumental elements of hip hop with various forms of rock. Rap rock's most popular subgenres include rap metal and rapcore, which include heavy metal a...
Trip hop
Trip hop is a genre of electronic music that originated in the early 1990s in the United Kingdom, especially Bristol. Deriving from later idioms of acid house, the term was first used by the British m...
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Underground hip hop
Underground hip hop is an umbrella term for hip hop music outside the general commercial canon. It is typically associated with independent artists, signed toindependent labels or no label at all. Und...
Underground hip hop - Wikipedia
MC Ren
Lorenzo Jerald Patterson (born June 16, 1969), better known by his stage name MC Ren, is an American rapper from Compton, California. He is the founder and owner of his own record label Villain Entert...
Motswako
Motswako is a Southern African genre of hip hop most popular in Botswana and South Africa. The genre first originated in Botswana in the mid 1990s when a rapper called Mr T (Tebogo Mapine, now popular...
Desi Hip Hop
Desi Hip Hop is term for desi (related to the Indian subcontinent, particularly those in diaspora) cultural expressions that are influenced by Hip Hop. Desi Hip Hop is building unity between Indian H...
Chopper (rap)
Chopper is a hip hop music style that originated in the Midwest. Midwestern accents tend to be quicker, and this is where the fast paced style comes from. This is considered the main contribution to r...
Snap music
Snap music is a dance-centric subgenre of hip hop music, that originated in the South in the late-1990s, in Bankhead, West Atlanta, the United States. Early snap artists include D4L, Dem Franchize Boy...
Experimental hip hop
Experimental hip hop, also known as abstract hip hop, is a genre of hip-hop that employs structural elements typically considered unconventional in traditional hip hop music. Some notable experimental...
Experimental hip hop - Wikipedia