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At the dawn of the hip-hop era, all rap was East Coast rap. All of rap's most important early artists were based in the New York City area -- old-school legends like DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, the Sugarhill Gang, Kurtis Blow, and Run-D.M.C. As rap grew and became more diverse over the course of the '80s, productive scenes began to spring up in other locations around the country; nonetheless, East Coast rap dominated through most of the '80s. Although the sound of East Coast rap wasn't completely uniform, from the mid- to late '80s it tended to gravitate to more aggressive beats and sample collages, and many MCs prided themselves on their technical dexterity in craftin ... Read More


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NEW YORK NEW YORK (15SEC) - (by David J. Smith)  Year: 2011
David J. Smith Take a journey through the 5 boroughs and the isle of Manhattan. Groovy Neo Soul guitar and organ hum along while gritty Hip Hop drums put a swagger in your step that can only come from one place in the world. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
15sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
500369 0:16 Med Slow 100   
60sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
500371 1:01 Med Slow 100   
Sweep - Hip Hop, East Coast
500368 0:11 Med Slow 100   
30sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
500370 0:32 Med Slow 100   


CHARLIE BROWN BLUES - (by RCummins)  Year: 2010
RCummins Acid jazz hip-hop instrumental bed conveys moments of contemplation, dull, uncertainty, doubt, blues, depression, or loneliness. Useful for documentaries on substance abuse, job loss, dilemma, prison life. Also urban demographic commercials and anime. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
437284 3:08 Med Slow 92   
Stinger - Hip Hop, East Coast
437285 0:08 Med Slow 92   


CLOCKWORK - (by Frequencee)  Year: 2015
Frequencee This track has old school boom bap inspired drums layered with an eclectic mix of guitars, clavinet, rhoads and a west coast style g-funk sine lead. The track would be a perfect underscore for urban themed tv, film or documentary seeking a mood or theme of mystery. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
740916 2:59 Med Slow 89   
30sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
740913 0:34 Med Slow 89   
Stinger - Hip Hop, East Coast
740915 0:12 Med Slow 89   
60sec - Hip Hop, Action Thriller Hip Hop
740914 1:01 Med Slow 89   


RUFF ONE - (by Big Sound Music)  Year: 2005
Big Sound Music Urban hip funk. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
212673 4:05 Med Fast 133   
60sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
236465 1:00 Med Fast 133   
30sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
236466 0:30 Med Fast 133   
15sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
236467 0:16 Med Fast 133   


TITE - (by Matthew Mirron)  Year: 2015
Matthew Mirron Dark, riff-driven hip-hop beat and a brooding and detached character. Perfect for bringing a vibe of urban cool to television, advertisements, trailers, video games, and film. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
9 Mixes Available  
767593 3:49 Med Slow 85   


TOUGH SITUATION - (by Martin Haene)  Year: 2011
Martin Haene Medium paced hip-hop. Prominent rhythms and bass with pizzicato melodies. Also available as a 60 second cut, a 30 second cut and a Loop. Dance - urban, hip-hop, garage,, Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
499601 2:18 Med Fast 135   
Loop - Hip Hop, East Coast
499605 0:29 Med Fast 135   
30sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
499602 0:31 Med Fast 134   
60sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
499603 1:01 Med Fast 134   


DOIN WHAT WE DOIN - (by Homemadesoul)  Year: 2013
Homemadesoul Hip hop track made straight for the club. It is a banger, and has the bass to go with it. The instrumental take a minimalist approach with skimpy sounds, and booming bass. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast  
630683 4:23 Med Fast 184   
Segue - Talking, American / Male  
630669 0:01   
Loop - Keyboard,  
630678 0:05 Med Fast 184   
Variation A (Hook Back Acapella) - Vocals,  
630671 0:10 Med Fast 184   
Variation B (Hook Acapella) - Vocals,  
630670 0:15 Med Fast 184   
Loop A - Drum Loops, Hip hop  
630675 0:05 Med Fast 184   
Loop B - Hip Hop, Hip Hop Instrumental  
630677 0:16 Med Fast 184   


SMOKE A POUND - (by Wayne Dawkins)  Year: 2012
Wayne Dawkins Smooth hiphop/rap, Eastcoast/Westcoast flavor with male vocals. Laid back for those times when you want to go cruising with the 'fellas' down the strip. Innocent fun in the convertible. Warm strings, acoustic guitars, electric piano, sound effects, synths, drums, bass, percussion and more. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, East Coast  Caution: Mature Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
540629 4:31 Slow 79   


CHAMPIONS REIGN - (by D.C. SoulPlusMind)  Year: 2013
D.C. SoulPlusMind Regal, triumphant and determined Hip-Hop / Rap instrumental cue. Inspiring and empowering piano drive the track while the drums juxtapose the instrumentation with a gritty and dark vibe. Great for urban, street, night, and driving scenes. Also, great for reality TV or urban TV and movies. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
618951 3:09 Med Slow 94   


FIRST FRONTIER MAIN (60SEC) - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2009
Music Candy Cool Contemporary R&B Track, Dan Bierton, Mark Lane, Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Hip Hop, East Coast  
407874 1:06 Med Slow 90   
Variation (39sec) - Hip Hop, Hip Hop Instrumental  
407875 0:40 Med Slow 90   
Stinger - Dance, Dance (pending cat.)  
407876 0:14 Med Slow 90   


HAD IT ALL (FEATURING D. LARUE AND ELLE WINSTON) - (by D.C. SoulPlusMind)  Year: 2013
D.C. SoulPlusMind Sincere and sentimental Hip-Hop / Rap song featuring female vocals. A song about a woman in an abusive marriage that gave up, broke down and stayed in the relationship. Great for dark breakups and abusive relationship scenes. Chorus is great for hopelessness, somber, or giving up scenes. Female Vocals, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Main) - Hip Hop, East Coast
610736 3:39 Med Slow 85   
Variation (Instrumental) - Hip Hop, East Coast
610735 3:39 Med Slow 85   


KING RISES (FEATURING J. NOLAN) - (by D.C. SoulPlusMind)  Year: 2012
D.C. SoulPlusMind Jay-Z inspired, east coast influenced Hip-Hop / Rap song. Percussive, confident strong and empowering song about taking control and rising to the top. Great for reality TV shows, films or scenes about overcoming adversity, being on top or climbing to the top. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Main) - Hip Hop, East Coast
592731 4:10 Med Slow 90   
Variation (Instrumental Version) - Hip Hop, East Coast
592730 4:10 Med Slow 90   


PERIDOT EYES (ADULT SWM) FEAT. MAGNUS 1 - (by Eddie Caldwell)  Year: 2010
Eddie Caldwell Rap, hip hop, song with and old school flavor, adverts, infomercial, carco Great baseline & cool fender rhodes. Smooth club scene bar a la the roots, jurassic park, nas jay z. Earthy underground rap, talib, lauren hill, adverts, infomercials, dramatic rap, grimey rap, method man, urban scene, Male Rap, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
510793 5:35 Med Slow 94   


ON FIRE TONIGHT - (by KCentric)  Year: 2015
KCentric High energy East Coast Hip Hop. Action packed and ready for a cool sports show. Ideal for flashy or over the top highlights or big plays. Perfect for TV, film, web, advertising, and digital media. Bouncy hip-hop drums, slick synthesizers, and hypnotic electric guitars. Broadcast ready for game time! Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
706503 1:03 Med Slow 100   


HARD KNOCK LIVES 60 SECS - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy Hip-Hop and Urban dance and background track for video games, urban scenes, youth oriented commercials, anything in which you want to convey the image of being cool. Hanging out in the club with your friends, having a good time, spending way too much money, and trying to be cool. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Hip Hop, East Coast  
467949 1:20 Med Slow 99   


WESTERN TAKE (SNIPETTE) - (by Add-On Music Group)  Year: 2008
Add-On Music Group Instrumental hip-hop new millenium groove, Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
60sec - Hip Hop, East Coast
294877 1:05 Med Slow 98   


SQUASH IT - (by Keldamuzik)  Year: 2012
Keldamuzik This is a great powerful anti-violence song. This can be used in documentaries, indie films, major motion pictures, etc. If you are trying to stop the violence in the world this is a good hip hop track that anybody will listen and take on to. Mixed Vocals, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Anti-violence song) - Hip Hop, East Coast
509697 3:54 Med Slow 92   


THOU SHALL NOT CRY (SNIPETTE) - (by Add-On Music Group)  Year: 2008
Add-On Music Group Instrumental east coast urban hip-hop groove, Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
294876 1:25 Fast 169   


CULTURE - (by Hectik)  Year: 2010
Hectik Hip-Hop, Rap, Male Vocals, Drums, Bass, Synth, catchy hook. Nostalgic rap about coming to the USA and comparing the differences between the it and the Dominican Republican at a young age. At the same time proclaiming his love for Hip-Hop culture in NYC. Sounds like Eminem, Master G, Slim Rick,, Male Vocals, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
390914 4:59 Med Slow 88   


COOL AND COLLECTED - (by Logwood Productions)  Year: 2014
Logwood Productions Being cool and collected in the face of a daunting situation can be the difference between success and failure. This track captures the essence of a calm mind with it's rhythm, and will surely leave you feeling cool. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
686867 4:04 Med Slow 90   


THUG LOVE - (by Watt Generated Benjamins)  Year: 2012
Watt Generated Benjamins Get on the floor with this pulsating, driving hip hop tack. Featuring a gritty, driving drum and bass groove and a soulful melody. A superb track for multiple production uses. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast  
513358 1:22 Med Slow 97   


READY TO RIDE (FEATURING GLEAMS) - (by D.C. SoulPlusMind)  Year: 2013
D.C. SoulPlusMind Fierce, confident, electric guitar driven Hip-Hop / Rap song featuring male vocals. Storytelling song about a biker group and their lives in the city. Great for motorcycle / bike scenes, scenes in the ghetto or dark street life scenes. Good for all things urban. Male Rap, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track (Main) - Hip Hop, East Coast
606412 4:26 Slow 70   
Variation (Instrumental) - Hip Hop, East Coast
606411 4:26 Slow 70   


MICROWAVE MINT - (by Watt Generated Benjamins)  Year: 2011
Watt Generated Benjamins This Hiphop Instrumental is a great sound-alike to the superstar Hiphop Producer Pharrell of The Neptunes. This track uses all the kits and sound effects found in a Pharrell production. Great for rap videos, Corporate branding, youth oriented consumer goods, Sports Video Games, Mobile Apps. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast  
507924 1:28 Med Fast 146   
Jingle - Soundalikes, Pharrell  
474555 0:27 Med Fast 148   


BONUS FREESTYLE OFF MIXTAPE FEAT. MAGNUS 1 - (by Eddie Caldwell)  Year: 2010
Eddie Caldwell Rap, hip hop, song with and old school flavor, adverts, infomercial, carco Great baseline & cool fender rhodes. Smooth club scene bar a la the roots, jurassic park, nas jay z. Earthy underground rap, talib, lauren hill, adverts, infomercials, dramatic rap, grimey rap, method man, urban scene, Male Rap, Hip Hop, East Coast  Caution: Explicit Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
510797 1:44 Med Slow 94   


CLOSE 2 U - (by Seven)  Year: 2010
Seven Symphonic creepy Keyboards with a choppy Electronic Beat and Therimin like sound. Sounds like Biggie Smalls, Tupac, Ludacris, 50 Cent. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
390701 1:38 Med Slow 93   


THANK YOU (FEATURING TREW) - (by D.C. SoulPlusMind)  Year: 2013
D.C. SoulPlusMind Aggressive, energized and powerful Hip-Hop / Rap vocal song featuring male vocals. Braggadocio lyrics about being the best and dismissing the haters. Driving brass and guitar instrumentation combined with upbeat drums. Great for TV and film. Great for urban, sports and competition themed TV / film. Male Rap, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
645452 2:25 Medium 128   
Variation (Instrumental) - Hip Hop, Dramatic Hip Hop
645451 2:25 Medium 128   


AMAGETON URB - (by Image Sounds)  Year: 2011
Image Sounds This crazed Hip Hop instrumental will keep you ahead of the game with nothing less than feverish perfectionism at your disposal. It is equiped with cutting-edge Hip Hop and R&B sound, basslines, synthleads fx sounds, an authentic vocalsample and a whole bunch of Drumsounds. Mixed Rap, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
470789 3:25 Med Slow 92   


LESSON LEARNED (FEATURING PALMER REED) - (by D.C. SoulPlusMind)  Year: 2013
D.C. SoulPlusMind Bright, intelligent, and upbeat Hip-Hop / Rap song featuring male vocals. Braggadocio lyrics about being on top and being better than the rest. Driving drums and elegant piano instrumentation create the backdrop. Great for urban theme movies and TV shows as well as reality TV. Male Rap, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
665374 2:28 Med Slow 99   
Variation (Instrumental) - Hip Hop, East Coast
665373 2:28 Med Slow 99   


SHORTY WANNA RYDE - (by Lokixximo)  Year: 2008
Lokixximo reggaeton,latin,Hot beats, catchy hook, quirky melody. Edgy intercity themes, raves, clubbing, dancing, hot cars, action, prison breakout, spying, CSI, collecting crime evidence, interlude, cue, trailer, Latin ambience, travel, Caribbean, beaches, boutique hotels, high fashion, catwalk. Male Vocals, Hip Hop, East Coast  Caution: Explicit Lyrics
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
356361 2:52 Med Slow 103   


DONT F WITH ME - (by Mario Pompetti)  Year: 2009
Mario Pompetti Standing proud and firm, not getting push around no more, one of kind vocals, sounding like bombastic, need something special this is it. Male Rap & Vocals, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
355730 4:55 Med Slow 90   


JUST IN TIME - (by Gerard Bauer)  Year: 2009
Gerard Bauer Bombastic brass and a tight funky groove blast this Hip Hop beat into your ear drums. Its cut from the same cloth as "Show Me What You Got" by Jay-Z, and delivers energy and swagger. Good for showing out, getting down and celebrating your latest triumph with your favorite drink. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast
464994 3:31 Very Fast 192   


BLOODSHED - (by Music Candy)  Year: 2010
Music Candy East Coast and Electronic flavored Hip-Hop track for Urban type productions and video games, youth oriented commercials and more. Street hip-hop, action and conflict are in the air. Very dangerous, energetic, watch your back, things could get extremely rough. Preparation is key now. Instrumental, Hip Hop, East Coast
Type Play Track Info Catalog ID Min:Sec Tempo & BPM Price Control
Full Track - Hip Hop, East Coast  
467810 2:02 Slow 77   


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