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Encyclopedia > Hardcore hip hop

Hardcore hip hop is a form of hip hop music that developed in the late 1980s. Allmusic writes that it is characterized by "confrontation and aggression, whether in the lyrical subject matter, the hard, driving beats, the noisy sampling and production, or any combination thereof."[1] The term can refer to similar musical sensibilities that encompass several related genres, including conscious hip hop, political hip hop, acid rap, abstract hip hop, pornocore, horrorcore, gangsta rap, and alternative hip hop. Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... The All Music Guide (AMG) is a large, comprehensive and high quality metadata database about music. ... Conscious hip hop is a subgenre of alternative hip hop which focuses on social issues. ... Public Enemy’s, It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back, is one of the defining albums of the political hip hop genre Political hip hop is a subgenre of alternative hip hop. ... Acid rap, or American trip hop, is a subgenre of abstract hip hop in which lyrics are cryptic, abstract, spacey, sometimes dark, and sometimes drug or science fiction-related, with eerie, trippy, spaced-out drumbeats and instrumentation. ... Abstract hip hop is a subgenre of alternative hip hop that differs from other hip hop music largely in the content of the lyrics. ... Dirty rap, also known as booty rap or sex rap, is a subgenre of hip hop music that contains lyrical content revolving mainly around sex and sexual subjects. ... Death rap redirects here. ... For the Ice T album, see Gangsta Rap (album). ... Alternative hip hop (also known as alternative rap) is a genre that is defined in greatly varying ways. ...

The origins of hardcore hip hop began in East Coast hip hop during the 1980s[1] when artists such as Run DMC, Schoolly D, Boogie Down Productions, and Public Enemy began eschewing the popular themes of simple partying. Instead, their lyrics over hard, minimalist beats often reflected urban poverty, social issues, alcohol and drug use, street violence, and gang rivalries. East Coast hip hop is a style of hip hop music that originated in New York City during the early-1970s. ... Run-DMC is a hip hop crew founded by Jason Jam Master Jay Mizell that included Joseph Run Simmons and Darryl DMC McDaniels. ... // Background Schoolly D is the moniker of Jesse B. Weaver, Jr. ... Boogie Down Productions (1989) Boogie Down Productions was originally composed of KRS One, D Nice, and DJ Scott La Rock. ... Public Enemy, also known as PE, is a hip hop group from Long Island, New York, known for their politically charged lyrics, criticism of the media, and active interest in the concerns of the African American community. ... A boy from Jakarta, Indonesia shows his find. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Recreational drug use is the use of psychoactive drugs for recreational rather than medical or spiritual purposes, although the distinction is not always clear. ... For other uses, see Violence (disambiguation). ... Gang warfare is the conflict between differing groups of people identifying themselves as gangs. ...

Hardcore hip hop artists include Iconz, Chapta, P.M, Tony Manshino, X-1, Luc Duc, Stage McCloud, Ludacris, Ms. Toi, SupaStarr, Bulldog, DMX, Wu-Tang Clan, Mobb Deep, Cypress Hill, The Game, Nas, Rakim, Big L, The Notorious B.I.G., Tupac Shakur, Big Pun, Immortal Technique, KRS-One, Onyx, M.O.P., Jedi Mind Tricks, Busta Rhymes, Ja Rule, The L.O.X., Drag-On, Capone-N-Noreaga, and Jeru The Damaja.-1... For other uses, see Bulldog (disambiguation). ... DMX can mean: DMX, alias for Earl Simmons, American Rap artist DMX Krew, an electronic music producer Digital Multiplex or DMX-512, a lighting communications protocol. ... Wu-Tang redirects here. ... Mobb Deep are a hip hop duo which consists of rappers Havoc and Prodigy. ... Cypress Hill is a mostly-Latin American hip hop group from South Gate, California, who are quite possibly most known for their song Insane in the Brain. Their consistent advocacy around the legalization of cannabis consumption has contributed to their popularity. ... Jayceon Terell Taylor (born November 27, 1979 in Los Angeles,[1] California), better known by his stage name The Game, is a multi-platinum American rapper signed to Interscope Records. ... For other uses, see Nas (disambiguation). ... Rakim (pronounced Rah-Kem) (full name Rakim Allah, born William Michael Griffin Jr. ... For other uses, see Big L (disambiguation). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Tupac Amaru Shakur (June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac, Makaveli, or simply as Pac, was an American artist renowned for his rap music, movie roles, poetry, and his social activism. ... Christopher Lee Rios (November 9, 1971 - February 7, 2000), better known as Big Punisher or Big Pun, was an American rapper of Puerto Rican descent who emerged from the underground rap scene in The Bronx in the late 1990s. ... Felipe Coronel, better known as Immortal Technique, is a Hip hop MC and political activist. ... KRS-One (born Lawrence Krisna Parker on August 20, 1965 in Brooklyn, New York. ... Onyx is a hardcore rap group from Queens, New York. ... M.O.P., short for Mash-Out Posse, is an American hardcore rap duo from Brownsville, Brooklyn, comprised of rappers Billy Danzenie (born Eric Murray, November 15, 1974), and Lil Fame (born Jamal Grinnage, on April 11, 1976). ... For the concept in Star Wars, see Jedi mind trick. ... Trevor Smith, Jr. ... Jeffrey Atkins (born February 29, 1976), better known by his stage name Ja Rule is an American rapper from Hollis, Queens, New York City, New York, United States. ... The L.O.X. also known as D-Block is a group of 3 emcees originating from New York discovered by Bad Boy Records boss Sean Puffy Combs. ... Melvin Jason Smalls (born February 8, 1979), better known as Drag-on, is an American rapper from The Bronx, New York City. ... Capone-N-Noreaga (C-N-N for short) is an East Coast hip hop duo that consists of Capone (Kiam Holley - born in 8 February 1976) and Noreaga (Victor Santiago - born in 6 September 1976). ... Jeru the Damaja (pronounced DA-ma-jer, born Kendrick Jeru Davis) is an MC from Brooklyn, New York. ...


Jeff Chang is an American journalist and music critic on hip-hop music and culture. ...


  1. ^ a b Hardcore Rap. Allmusic. Accessed May 22, 2008.
is the 142nd day of the year (143rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban African American youth in New York and has since spread around the world. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Rap redirects here. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other meanings of DJ, see DJ (disambiguation). ... DJ Mixer. ... Hip hop is a subculture, which is said to have begun with the work of DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, and Afrika Bambaattaa. ... A boy hitting (holding) a pike Breakdance (media coined phrase), also known as breaking, b-girling or b-boying, is a street dance style that evolved as part of the hip hop movement that originated among African American youths in the South Bronx of New York City during the early... For other uses, see Graffiti (disambiguation). ... Faada Freddy of the Senegalese rap crew Daara J in Germany, 2005. ... Hip hop dance refers to dance styles, mainly street dance styles, primarily danced to hip hop music, or that have evolved as a part of the hip hop culture. ... Hip Hop Theatre is a sub-genre of Hip-Hopera that came to the American stage in the late 20th century. ... The roots of hip hop can be found in 1970s block parties in New York City, specifically The Bronx[1]. Hip hop culture, including rapping, scratching, graffiti, and breakdancing. ... Old school hip hop is a term used to describe the very earliest hip hop music to come out of the block parties of New York City in the 1970s and 1980s. ... New school hip hop is a rarely-heard term referring to hip hop created later in the forms development, contrasted with old school hip hop. ... The golden age of hip hop, derivative of old school hip hop, was probably introduced with the popularity of Run-DMCs 1986 album Raising Hell. ... See also: Category:Hip hop genres Hip hop music can be subdivided into subgenres, fusions with other genres and regional hip hop scenes. ... This is a list of influential albums in the history of hip hop music. ... Hip hop music was primarily limited to its country of origin, the United States, until the 1980s, at which point it reached into other countries and continents until its presence was worldwide. ... Hip hop music has been popular in Africa since the early 1980s due to widespread American influence. ... Cover of sampler CD (2003) This article is about hip hop music and culture originating in the Arabic-speaking world. ... Asian Hip Hop is a heterogeneous musical genre that covers all hip hop music as recorded and produced by artists of Asian origin. ... European hip hop is hip hop music created by European musicians. ... Latin rap is not a homogeneous musical style but rather a term that covers all Hip-Hop music recorded by artists of Latino origin. ... This article is about hip hop music and culture originating in the Middle East. ... Hip hop is quite a new style of music for Bosnia and Herzegovina, but it has nevertheless proven very popular. ... Dominican hip hop has its own style of hip hop music by mixing its native music and rapping to it like in the genres Merenrap or Merenhouse where they just take a blend of their native dance music called Merengue and rap to it. ... Greenlandic hip hop began in 1985 with the formation of the Inuit rap crew Nuuk Posse, though hip hop music first came to Greenland a year earlier. ... Rap marocain Moroccan rap ---- (more info) Stage 2 : In Progress (How-to) Its an interesting translation about Morocco Spy-jones 13:44, 31 May 2007 (UTC) This article didnt exist in English-language Wikipedia Spy-jones 20%   00:16, 1 June 2007 (UTC) Join this translation   ---   Update this... Native American hip hop is popular among Native Americans in the United States and the First Nations of Canada. ... Nepalese hip hop music, also referred to as NEPHOP, has a slight blend of Nepalese traditional music, western popular music, with lyrics that are usually altruistic and depicting the present Nepalese political and economic situation. ... Serbian hip hop refers to all genres of hip hop music in the Serbian language, mostly from Serbia, Republika Srpska (BiH), and Montenegro. ... Taiwanese hip hop music started in the early 1990s, popularized by early hip hop trio L.A. Boyz. ...

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