Street Smart - The Hip Hop & Rap Revolution
The Hottest Rap and Hip Hop for Urban Scenes and Productions

A Worldwide Social Movement -- Originating in New York City in the early 1980's, the Hip Hop revolution brought forth an amazing new artistic movement that has been hugely influential in music, dance, fashion, art, commerce and much more.  Spreading rapidly around the US and world, Hip Hop music and its vocal form, Rap music, brought the world a cool new lyrically flowing groove and style that quickly evolved into multiple new sub-genres as its evolution progressed.

Amazing Diversification -- Now with over 40 subgenres, including East Coast, West Coast, Mid-West, Dirty South, Hispanic-influenced Reggaeton, and various foreign-influenced Rap styles, Hip Hop keeps on changing and evolving, integrating traditional music genres and producing new sounds, new styles and amazing new music to inspire the world well into the 21st century and beyond.
  


Top Hip Hop Artists

Jeff Whitcher
The Crossing
Nigel Male
Skip-Dawg
WarChild
Brighter Note
Art Munson
Selector
Joseph Rusnak
Jive Ass Sleepers



New Hip Hop Tracks

One Way
Love & Loud
Someone Chasing Me
True Hollywood Story
The Streets
The City Weighs In
I Wonder If They Hea..
Elysia
Who Is She Feat. War..
Ebee



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Top Hip Hop Tracks

Devil Instrumental
Liquid Warmth
George Jeffersons
Death of a Star
You Can't Stop This
Street Swagger
Bad Ass Hip Hop
Future Girlfriend In..
Get Lo
Eazy Jam
A Very Merry Beat
Lets Get Drunk
Deluxe Feat. Dug
Cowboy's Harmonica
Bad Man
Electric Sky
Get Lo
Strawberry Soul
A Night On the East..
Caught in the Act
Tripper On the Roof
Chemical Bond
Wiggle Like That Ins..
Pachelbel's Canonize..
Abnormal Interruption
Hip Hop Metal
Broken Bossa
Street Cred
Redneck Hip Hop
Metamorphosis / Amb..
Love Lights Feat Rudo
Bounce Feat. Vo Emph..
Get Wild
April 20th
Urban Wisdom
Bad Ass Hip Hop
Kristen Basketball
Dirty Blood
Wooo
Play On Playa
Smoothlines
Break It Down
Be Boppin 60 Secs
Tight Love
Keep Stuntin
Loving You All Night
Funk With the Groove
Cash Flow
City Jungle Crunk
Holy Gangstas
Lambs and Lions
Stand Tall
Wild Girl
Like Swoosh Featurin..
Split This Beat
Energy
I'm a Winner
Project Koka
Country Hip Hop
Hardcore Squatchin'
50 Days
Ruled Girls
Nasty Power
Boogey Nights
Surfin' On Mars
Brutally Beautiful
Epic Victory Beat -..
Gangsta
Hard Line
Ethiopian Beat
Bloodshed 60 Secs
Que Suenes Con Los A..
Wiggle Like That Fea..
Whatcha Got to Say
Sexy Feelings
Spacedown
Sexy Making Out Love..
Old Skool Skankers
King of the Streets..
Way 2 Many Girls Fea..
I'm a Wreck
Wearables
Rhytmic Soul
Solar Highway
Hip Ville
You Know Better
Arab Gangsta
Don River Ruckus
Shady Bizness
Live For
Keep Stuntin
Roll On Out
Urban Opus 1

Genre List

Action Thriller Hip Hop
African Hip Hop
Alternative Rap
Asian Hip Hop
Bass
Beatnik Rap
Bossa-Hop
Bounce Music
Brazilian Hip Hop
British Rap
Caribbe Hip Hop
Country-Rap
Creole Hip Hop
Crunk
Dirty South
Dramatic Hip Hop
Dub-Hop
East Coast
Electro Hop
Electro-Orchestral
Euro-hop
French Hip Hop & Rap
Gangsta Rap
Glitch Hop
Go-Go
Hardcore Rap
Hip Bop
Hip Hop
Hip Hop Experimental
Hip Hop Instrumental
Hip Hop Movie Mashups
Hip Hop MusicPacks
Hip Hop Rock
Hip Hop Soul
Hip Horror
Hip House
Hip-Step
Indian Hip Hop
Italian Hip Hop
Jazz Rap
Latin Rap and Hip Hop
Metal Rap
Middle East Hip Hop
Midwest Hip Hop
Old School
Party Rap & Hip Hop
Political Rap
Pop-Rap
Rap Rock
Rapcore
Trap
Trip Hop
Turntablism
Underground Rap
Vietnamese Hip Hop
West Coast Hip Hop
World Rap & Hip Hop


East Coast Rap - New York Style
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. With a grooving, poetic lyrical flow, East Coast Hip Hop and Rap continues to incite and inspire rappers throughout the world.



West Coast Rap - The Rise of Gangsta & G-Funk
The West Coast Rap scene began to emerge in the late 1980's and then dominated much of the Hip Hop music scene during the 90's. The Gangsta Rap subgenre and P-Funk subgenres dominated radio play and sales, as such pioneering artists as Snoop Dog, Dr. Dre, and Tupac Shakur rose to prominence.



Electro-Orchestral Hip Hop
Fusing orchestral instrumentation with cool Hip Hop drum grooves, Electro-Orchestral Hip Hop is a sophisticated blend of street attitude with a luxurious and sophisticated sound, creating a versatile new subgenre of Hip Hop.



Action Thriller Hip Hop
With a made-for-movies vibe, Action Thriller Hip Hop music has a definite dramatic edge, perfect for crime-in-progress scenes, international thrillers, action flicks, drug deals, street thugs, low riders, gangsta wars, and much more.



Pop-Rap
Pop-Rap is a combination of Hip Hop beats and Raps with strong melodic hooks, which are usually featured as part of the chorus section in a standard pop-song structure. Pop-Rap tends to be less aggressive and lyrically complex than most street-level Hip Hop, smoother and with more sophisticated production qualities.



Hip House - Dance Meets Hip Hop
Hip House is a musical genre that mixes elements of various dance styles including House, Disco, Trance and other dance elements with Hip Hop sounds and rhythms. The style rose to prominence during the 1980s in New York and Chicago and continues to be an important commercial Hip Hop subgenre today.



Dirty South - The Coolest Crunk
The rise of Dirty South, also known as Southern Rap, or Crunk, came about in the 1990s in the southern US, in cities such as New Orleans, Houston, Dallas, Nashville, Atlanta, Memphis, Charlotte, Birmingham, Orlando, Tampa, Miami, Jacksonville, Jackson, Baton Rouge and elsewhere.



Midwest Rap and Hip Hop - Rap From the Heartland
Midwest Hip Hop rap is a fast-paced style of rapping that contrasts with its East Coast, West Coast and Southern counterparts. Its first dose of national popularity in the mid-90s was associated with fast-paced styles of rappers such as; Twista (Chicago), Tech N9ne (Kansas City, Missouri), Bone Thugs- n-Harmony (Cleveland), and Atmosphere (Minneapolis).



Latin Rap and Hip Hop
Note to be outdone, innovative young Latino rappers picked up on the Hip Hop and Rap movement and took it to a whole new level. Mixing Spanish lyrics and various Latin music subgenres with Afro-American beats, Latin Rap and other new Hip Hop subgenres were born.



Reggaeton
Reggaeton is a form of urban music that originated in Panama in the 1990s and became popular with Latin American youth after its mainstream exposure in 2004 as it spread to North American, European and Asian audiences. Reggaeton is a cool blend of multiple latin genres and Hip Hop, R&B and Electronica.



World Hip Hop and Rap
Hip Hop has exploded around the world, into every country and region, as the most significant new music development since the advent of Rock and Roll two decades before. In many countries it has matured to levels similar to what is heard in the US, with some cultures echoing developments in the US while others put their own unique ethnic twist on the music.



Old School Rap - The Original Mix
Old School Rap is the style of the very first rap artists who emerged in the 1970s and 80s. Old school is easily identified by its relatively simple raps -- most lines take up approximately equal amounts of time, and the rhythms of the language rarely twisted around the beats of the song.



Underground Hip Hop
Underground Rap is hardcore lyrical Hip Hop that pushes musical boundaries and has lyrics that are more inventive than gangsta clichés. It has little regard for mainstream conventions, and celebrates its independent off-the-chain status. With lyrics that are often explicit, this music is not for the timid or naive.


 
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