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East Coast hip hop
Stylistic origins A form of hip hop music that combines the elements of Jamaican Dancehall toasting with the rhythms of R&B, disco and funk along with soul and Jazz
Cultural origins Early 1970s South Bronx, New York City
Typical instruments Drum machine - Turntable - rapping - Sampler- brass - piano - human beatboxing
Mainstream popularity Became prominent during the 1980s; maintained popularity through to the 1990s.[1]
Regional scenes
New York City - Philadelphia - New Jersey - Boston - Baltimore - Washington, D.C. - Virginia Beach
Other topics
Roots of hip hop - Hip hop culture - Timeline of hip hop - Old school hip hop - The golden age of hip hop - Five Percent Nation - East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry
.East Coast hip hop is a regional subgenre of hip hop music that originated in New York City, USA during the 1970s.^ Sparky now lives in Laguna Beach, California and commutes between her clinic there and one in New York City.

^ I think that with this new team(Kyambo “Hip-Hop” Joshua and Gee Roberson) plus production from Kanye, Weezy can actually make a great album.
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^ A also commits her time to two local New York City charities, one upon which she is on the Advisory Board.

East Coast hip hop has been noted as the first and original form of hip hop.[1] .The style emerged as a definitive subgenre after artists from other regions of the United States emerged with different styles.^ The young men whose counterstories are offered here represented five different schools in a large metropolitan area on the west coast of the United States.
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Musical style

.In contrast to the simplistic rhyme pattern and scheme utilized in old school hip hop, East Coast hip hop has been noted for its emphasis on lyrical dexterity.^ KillerHipHop.com provides brand new Hip Hop Music, Videos and Rap Lyrics Daily.
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^ WTF IS DAT!!!!if u think dats lyricism den u dont kno nuttin about hip hop .
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^ Hip Hop Music and Lyrics Daily.
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[2] It has also been characterized by multi-syllabic rhymes, complex wordplay, a continuous free-flowing delivery and intricate metaphors.[2] .While East Coast hip hop does not have a uniform sound or standard style, it tends to gravitate to aggressive beats and sample collages.^ Welcome to the De-Evolution of human consiousness hahahahaha… but no seriously… when i was coming up listening to hip hop you had to beat the best to be the best.
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[1] The aggressive and hard-hitting beats of the form were emphasized by such acts as EPMD and Public Enemy, while artists such as Eric B. & Rakim, Boogie Down Productions, Big Daddy Kane and Slick Rick were noted for their lyrical skill.[1] .Lyrical themes throughout the history of East Coast hip hop have ranged from lyrical consciousness by such artists as Public Enemy and the Beastie Boys to mafioso rap themes by rappers such as Raekwon and Kool G Rap.^ I do enjoy REAL rap, or "REAL" hip hop.
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^ Dickriding must come to a end.2oo7 will be the Year of the Most Overrated Rapper in the History of Hip-Hop.
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^ WTF IS DAT!!!!if u think dats lyricism den u dont kno nuttin about hip hop .
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[2]

History

Emergence of hip hop on the East Coast (1970–1980s)

.East coast hip hop is occasionally referred to as New York rap due to its origins and development at block parties thrown in New York City during the 1970s.^ I do enjoy REAL rap, or "REAL" hip hop.
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^ A also commits her time to two local New York City charities, one upon which she is on the Advisory Board.

^ Sparky now lives in Laguna Beach, California and commutes between her clinic there and one in New York City.

[2] According to Allmusic, "At the dawn of the hip-hop era, all rap was East Coast rap."[1] Early artists of the form, including DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, the Sugarhill Gang, Kurtis Blow, Grandmaster Jay and Run-D.M.C., pioneered East Coast hip hop during hip hop's development.[1] As the genre developed, lyrical themes evolved through the work of East Coast artists such as the Native Tongues, a collective of hip hop artists associated with generally positive, Afrocentric themes, and assembled by Afrika Bambaataa. .New York-based groups such as De La Soul, A Tribe Called Quest, and the Jungle Brothers also earned recognition for their musical eclecticism.^ New Belgium Biere de Mars @ Total Wine NC, SC, GA, CA, & AZ (based on distributor stock/avail.
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[1]

The East Coast Renaissance (early to mid–1990s)

.Though East Coast hip hop was dominant throughout the late 1980s, N.W.A's Straight Outta Compton presented the toughened sound of West Coast hip hop, which was accompanied by gritty, street-level subject matter.^ In addition, less than one-quarter of African American males were at or above grade level in these same subject matter areas.
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^ Hip-Hop On A Higher Level .
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[1] In 1992, Dr. Dre's G-Funk record The Chronic would introduce West Coast hip hop to the mainstream. Along with a combined ability to retain its primary function as party music, the West Coast form of hip hop became a dominant force during the early 1990s.[1] .Although G-Funk was the most popular variety of hip hop during the early 1990s, the East Coast hip hop scene remained an integral part of the music industry.^ Although he is one of the main things wrong with hip hop today, I will admit that he is not the biggest problem.
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^ KillerHipHop.com provides brand new Hip Hop Music, Videos and Rap Lyrics Daily.
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^ Dickriding must come to a end.2oo7 will be the Year of the Most Overrated Rapper in the History of Hip-Hop.
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.Several New York City rappers rising from the local underground scene, began releasing noteworthy albums in the early and mid nineties.^ A also commits her time to two local New York City charities, one upon which she is on the Advisory Board.

^ Sparky now lives in Laguna Beach, California and commutes between her clinic there and one in New York City.

^ New York: IRADAC, City University of New York.
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[3] Music writer David Drake of Stylus Magazine wrote of hip hop during 1994 and its contributions, stating:
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The beats were hot, the rhymes were hot - it really was an amazing time for hip-hop and music in general.^ Where has Hip Hop gone when niggas who are hot right now get compared to niggas like Nas?
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^ Welcome to the De-Evolution of human consiousness hahahahaha… but no seriously… when i was coming up listening to hip hop you had to beat the best to be the best.
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^ If I make hot music, then I been on fire for a long fuckin’ time.
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.This was the critical point for the East Coast, a time when rappers from the New York area were releasing bucketloads of thrilling work - Digable Planets, Gang Starr, Pete Rock, Jeru, O.C., Organized Konfusion - I mean, this was a year of serious music.^ Peep this, three times as many murders in New York and not even half the size…YOU FIGURE THAT OUT!!!!!!
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^ She didn’t have a problem with Beyonce serenading her with “At Last” at the Fashion Rocks concert so now is a funny time to start acting brand new about Beyonce singing the song.
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^ A also commits her time to two local New York City charities, one upon which she is on the Advisory Board.

[3]
David Drake
.Nas's debut album Illmatic has been noted as a high point of the East Coast hip hop scene, and featured production from such renown New York-based producers as Large Professor, Pete Rock and DJ Premier.^ KillerHipHop.com provides brand new Hip Hop Music, Videos and Rap Lyrics Daily.
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^ Hawaii is the new Hip Hop, but we have landed on the mainland with a plan to take it over, under, or whatevz.
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^ The AT&T Race of Champions for high school girls and boys will feature nationally ranked teams and a host of teams ranked in the Southeast, Northeast and New York Regions by runnerspace.com and dyestat.com.

[3] .Gabe Gloden of Stylus Magazine later wrote, "From my perspective in the Midwest, the market was dominated by West Coast hip hop, and these albums didn’t make much of a dent in West Coast sales, but with time, these albums filtered their way into everyone’s collections."^ I think that with this new team(Kyambo “Hip-Hop” Joshua and Gee Roberson) plus production from Kanye, Weezy can actually make a great album.
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^ If Glenn Miller didn’t come out and publicly bash her for singing HIS song and making it into her signature song then she had no right to try and call out Beyonce.
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^ For many years I was not given much importance to certain actors who worked within the so-called commercial cinema, in the same way that I was not what I gave to these directors.
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[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i Genre: East Coast Rap. Allmusic. Retrieved on 2009-03-01.
  2. ^ a b c d Adaso, Henry. What Is East Coast HIp-Hop. About.com. Retrieved on 2009-03-01.
  3. ^ a b c d Gloden, Gabe. I Love 1994. Stylus Magazine. Retrieved on 2009-03-01.

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