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Encyclopedia > Rapcore
Rapcore
Stylistic origins: Hip hop
Gangsta rap
Heavy metal
Alternative rock
Alternative metal
Funk metal
Hard rock
Hardcore punk
Cultural origins: Mid-to-late 1980s, United States
Typical instruments: Sampler - Bass guitar - Electric guitar - Drums - Keyboard - Turntables - Rapping - Vocals
Mainstream popularity: Has gained some mainstream popularity through bands such as Urban Dance Squad and Rage Against the Machine.
Subgenres
Other topics
Hip hop music - History of hip hop music - Timeline of hip hop - Timeline of heavy metal

Rapcore is a musical genre that fuses the techniques of hip hop, gangsta rap, hard rock, heavy metal, alternative rock, hardcore punk and sometimes funk. The genre, often referred to as rap-metal[1] or rap-rock, has also influenced some of the more recent music styles such as nu metal. 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. ... For the Ice T album, see Gangsta Rap (album). ... Heavy metal redirects here. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Alternative metal is an form of music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge. ... Funk metal is a type of music that incorporates hard-driving heavy metal guitar riffs and the pounding bass rhythms characteristic of funk. ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... Hardcore punk, now commonly known as hardcore, is a subgenre of punk rock that originated in North America in the late 1970s. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... An AKAI MPC2000 sampler Playing a Yamaha SU10 Sampler A sampler is an electronic music instrument closely related to a synthesizer. ... A sunburst-colored Precision Bass The electric bass guitar (or electric bass; pronounced , as in base) is a bass stringed instrument played with the fingers (either by plucking, slapping, popping, or tapping) or using a pick. ... An electric guitar is a type of guitar that uses pickups to convert the vibration of its steel-cored strings into electrical current, which is then amplified. ... Bass drum made from wood, rope, and cowskin A drum is a musical instrument in the percussion group that can be large, technically classified as a membranophone. ... Piano, a well-known instance of keyboard instruments A keyboard instrument is any musical instrument played using a musical keyboard. ... Turntablism is the art ofSubscript text manipulating sounds and creating music using phonograph turntables and an audio mixer. ... Rap redirects here. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Urban Dance Squad was a Dutch band, celebrated as being one the most innovative and important music groups to come from The Netherlands. ... Rage Against the Machine (also Rage and RATM) is an American rock band, noted for their blend of hip hop, heavy metal, punk and funk as well as their revolutionary politics and lyrics. ... Hip hop music can be subdivided into subgenres, fusions with other genres and regional hip hop scenes. ... 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. ... // In Hip hop music, people individually and separately vocalize over beats, instrumental tracks, usually consisting of repeated phrases. ... The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... This is a timeline of heavy metal and hard rock, from its beginnings in the mid 1960s to the present time. ... Musical genres are categories which contain music which share a certain style or which have certain elements in common. ... A musical technique is a technique used in the composition, precomposition, or performance of music, including extended techniques. ... 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. ... For the Ice T album, see Gangsta Rap (album). ... Hard Rock redirects here. ... Heavy metals, in chemistry, are chemical elements of a particular range of atomic weights. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Hardcore punk, now commonly known as hardcore, is a subgenre of punk rock that originated in North America in the late 1970s. ... For other uses, including related musical genres, see Funk (disambiguation). ... Nu metal (also called aggro metal, or nü metal using the traditional heavy metal umlaut) is a musical genre that has origins in the mid 1990s. ...

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Genre history

Rapcore developed in the mid to late 1980s alongside the similar fusion music genre funk metal. Music formed as rap meets rock, also it is the philosophy of genre. The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Funk metal is a type of music that incorporates hard-driving heavy metal guitar riffs and the pounding bass rhythms characteristic of funk. ...


The roots of the style can be found in albums by bands such as Anthrax, Stuck Mojo, Public Enemy, Run-D.M.C., Beastie Boys, Biohazard, 311, Boo-Yaa T.R.I.B.E., Disappearance, Suicidal Tendencies and Faith No More. Two of the first full-dedicated rapcore acts to obtain mainstream popularity were Urban Dance Squad and Rage Against the Machine. Stuck Mojo is a rapcore group from Atlanta, Georgia. ... 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. ... Run-DMC is a famous hip hop crew founded by Jason Mizell (Jam Master Jay) and includes Joseph Run Simmons and Darryl DMC McDaniels, all from Hollis, Queens. ... The Beastie Boys are a hip hop musical group from New York City consisting of Michael Mike D Diamond, Adam MCA Yauch, Adam Ad-Rock Horovitz. ... Biohazard was a band originally based out of Brooklyn, New York. ... 311 (pronounced three eleven) is a band, from Omaha, Nebraska. ... The Los Angeles based Boo Yaa T.R.I.B.E. are one of the early influential acts from the West Coast rap scene. ... ... Suicidal Tendencies is an American hardcore punk / crossover thrash band formed in 1981 in Venice, California. ... FNM redirects here. ... Urban Dance Squad was a Dutch band, celebrated as being one the most innovative and important music groups to come from The Netherlands. ... Rage Against the Machine (also Rage and RATM) is an American rock band, noted for their blend of hip hop, heavy metal, punk and funk as well as their revolutionary politics and lyrics. ...


Themes

The lyrical themes of rapcore range from politics (downset., Rage Against the Machine, Senser, Aztlan Underground) to frivolity (Limp Bizkit, Crazy Town, Kid Rock, Phunk Junkeez) to life in general (Zebrahead, Trik Turner) to personal struggles and pain (Linkin Park, Stuck Mojo). downset. ... Rage Against the Machine (also Rage and RATM) is an American rock band, noted for their blend of hip hop, heavy metal, punk and funk as well as their revolutionary politics and lyrics. ... Senser Senser, a politically-charged UK band originally formed in South West London from a group of friends in the late 1980s, Nick Michaelson (guitar), Heitham Al-Sayed (vocals), Kerstin Haigh (vocals), John Morgan (drums), James Barrett (bass) and Haggis (engineer, producer, programmer) and in 1992 they were joined by... Aztlan Underground is a fusion band from Los Angeles. ... Limp Bizkit (alternately written as limpbizkit) is a nu metal and rapcore band from Jacksonville, Florida. ... Crazy Town was a rapcore band formed in Los Angeles in 1995 by Bret Mazur and Seth Binzer. ... Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), best known as Kid Rock, is an American rapper, singer and rock musician most notable for his albums Devil Without a Cause and Cocky and his hit singles Bawitdaba and Picture. ... The Phunk Junkeez The Phunk Junkeez are an American rock/rapcore band from Phoenix, Arizona, that formed in 1991 and have established a strong underground following both in Arizona and nationwide. ... This article is about the band. ... Trik Turner is a rapcore-alternative band founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 1999. ... Linkin Park is a rock band from Agoura Hills, California. ... Stuck Mojo is a rapcore group from Atlanta, Georgia. ...


See also

The following is a list of notable rapcore artists and musical groups. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... Alternative metal is an form of music that gained popularity in the early 1990s alongside grunge. ... Nu metal (also called aggro metal, or nü metal using the traditional heavy metal umlaut) is a musical genre that has origins in the mid 1990s. ... Funk metal is a type of music that incorporates hard-driving heavy metal guitar riffs and the pounding bass rhythms characteristic of funk. ... Alternative hip hop (also known as alternative rap) is a genre that is defined in greatly varying ways. ... Hardcore hip hop is a form of hip hop music characterized by confrontation and aggression in its subject matter, heavy beats, raw sampling and production, or any combination thereof. ... Ghetto rock is a genre of music which combines musical elements of primarily hip hop, hard rock, and metal. ...

References

  1. ^ All Music Guide - Rap metal

  Results from FactBites:
 
Crazy Town - Rapcore, Rap Metal Band http://www.bigbaer.com/crazytown.htm (190 words)
Rapcore is the sound you get when you mix Orgy, Limp Bizkit, the Beastie Boys, Rage Against The Machine, 311 and Korn.
Rapcore is a fusion of rap and rock, a mix of rapping and music that is closer to rock than rap, with a heavy metal flavor.
Rapcore or Rap-Metal, is played with normal rock/metal instruments (one or two guitars, a bass guitar, drums) and rap vocals.
Rapcore: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com (277 words)
Rapcore and nu metal are basically the same thing; heavy metal guitar and drums...
Rapcore, also called rap/rock or rap/metal is the fusion of rap and rock, most often rapping and music that is closer to rock than rap, most often metal.
Typical of rapcore are political bands like Rage Against The Machine, Senser and Aztlan Underground on the one hand and fun/aggression-oriented artists like Limp Bizkit or Kid Rock.
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