American Hip Hop Genres In 2020

American Hip Hop Genres In 2020

In America, Hip Hop songs & beats have many different styles and can be subdivided into various sub-genres, fusions with other genres, and regional hip hop scenes.  Below is how they all sort of break down:

Eastcoast USA

  • East Coast hip hop
  • Boom bap – Originally from New York City
  • Mafioso rap – Originally from New York City
  • Hardcore hip hop – Originally from New York City
  • Jersey club from Newark, New Jersey
  • Gangsta rap – Originally from Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia party music/club
  • Baltimore club Originally from Baltimore, Maryland
  • Go-go Originally from Washington, D.C.
  • List of hip hop musicians from New York City
  • New Jersey hip hop
  • Philadelphia hip hop
  • Hip hop in Washington, D.C.
  • Virginia hip hop
  • Midwest

Midwest  USA

  • Chicago hip hop
  • Drill hip hop
  • Ghetto house – from Chicago, Illinois
  • Detroit hip hop
  • Ghetto tech
  • St. Louis hip hop
  • Twin Cities hip hop
  • Horrorcore
  • Chopper

Southern USA

  • Southern hip hop
  • Dirty South – originally from Southern United States
  • Snap music
  • Jook music – from Tampa, Florida
  • Trap music
  • Bounce music – originally from New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Jigga music – originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Crunk – originally from Memphis, Tennessee
  • Houston Hip Hop
  • List of Houston rappers
  • Chopped and screwed
  • Slab Music
  • Miami bass – from Miami, Florida

Westcoast USA

  • West Coast hip hop
  • Chicano rap – originally from East Los Angeles
  • G-funk – originally from Los Angeles, California
  • Mobb music & Hyphy – originally from the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Jerkin’ – originally from Los Angeles
  • Ratchet – originally from Los Angeles
  • West Coast Trap – originally from Long Beach, California
  • Electro Hop – originally from Los Angeles
  • Central Valley Hip Hop – California
  • Syco Muzik – from Bakersfield, California
  • 8 0 5 Star Music – Originally from Bakersfield/Kern County
  • Bass Rap- Originated in Bakersfield California
  • Northwest hip hop – originally from Oregon or Washington
  • Native American hip hop
  • Na mele paleoleo – Hawaii

Soundcloud / YouTube / Internet

  • Emo rap
  • Mumble rap
  • Cloud rap
  • Based music
  • Trillwave

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