Southern Hip Hop: "The dirty South"

In the 1980s, hip-hop music was already popular in the southern cities of the United States. Still, because New York in the east and Los Angeles in the west had a more robust hip-hop culture and more famous artists, the public kept their eyes on these two cities, and southern hip-hop became obscure.
But the uniqueness of Southern music slowly came into the public eye, driven by the Atlanta hip-hop culture.
The East and West Coast hip-hop cultures that have seen their biggest stars fall, as shared with you earlier, created the rapid rise of South Coast hip-hop in Atlanta and became the focus of the entire hip-hop scene.

In the 2000s, Southern rap brought the Crunk style to millions of homes and became the most popular and loved genre of music today. Miami became the veritable third capital of hip-hop, with many great hip-hop artists emerging at this time: Ludacris, Lil Jon, Young Jeezy, T.I.Get the same pendant as the southern rapper), including the popular Trap. The music style also influenced the direction of the entire hip-hop scene.
From 2002-2003, the Billboard hip-hop charts were dominated by Southern hip-hop, which accounted for 50-60% of the charts.

In 2004, the percentage of U.S. radio stations playing hip-hop music by region was - Southern rap 43.6%, Midwest (Midwest) 29.7%, East Coast 24.1%, and West Coast 2.5%. These numbers prove that Southern hip-hop is a force to be reckoned with.
Southern hip-hop artists, unlike those on the East and West coasts, are primarily from small cities and show their desire for money and beautiful women in their lyrics. This aspect can also be criticized by some people who feel that such songs are not nutritious and are a kind of slurred songs and call them Dirty South, but the doubts of others did not affect their advancement.

Since 2010, many of the most prominent artists have come from the South, such as Young Thug, Future, Travi$ Scott, 2 Chainz, Rae Sremmurd, Waka Flocka Flame, Gucci Mane, Rich Homie Quan, Migos, 21 Savage, and many more...
It is no exaggeration to say that Southern rap has taken over half of the hip-hop scene.

As hip-hop culture continues to grow and evolve in all regions, hip-hop culture has become a fashion symbol, with many hip-hop stars becoming spokespersons for major brands, such as the famous Jay-Z, who has set up his brand and Run- D.M.C. "My Adidas" sings about the mentality of the younger generation of hip-hop kids: being different, pursuing hip brands, and hip-hop accessories. The penetration of hip-hop culture for brands is everywhere.

Whether on the East Coast, West Coast, or South, hip-hop culture has evolved from a street culture of the bottom black youth to a mass pop culture full of commercialization. It is this culture that guides people to face life more positively and keep Peace&Love no matter what difficulties we encounter.

It is the love of every hip-hop person that has created the global prevalence of hip-hop culture. For those of you who are reading the article, can you share your passion for hip-hop?

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