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Aug 072012

Hip-hop legends UGK and Outkast help put two cities listed on the map.
Hip-hop legends Outkast and UGK helped put two cities listed on the map

The South’s dominance in hip-hop began in 1998 with Master P releasing “Make ‘Em Say Uhh!” as his third single from the Ghetto D album featuring Fiend, Silkk The Shocker, Mia X, and Mystikal on January 13. YouTube Preview Image
The next month the boss of No Limit’s little brother Silkk the Shocker dropped his second album Charge It 2 da Game with a hit single of his own featuring Mystikal titled “It Ain’t My Fault.” Later in the year Outkast released their classic Aquemini, Goodie Mob didn’t disappoint with their sophomore album Still Standing, The Neptunes became stars for producing N.O.R.E.’s “Superthug” and Mase’s “Lookin’ at Me” and Cash Money was put on the map after Juvenile released 400 Degreez. Since then, instead of artists or labels looking to New York for the next movement, all eyes are on what comes from the third coast. We’re all aware of the boroughs of where the legends of The Empire State came from and also of Los Angeles but which cities in the South have been the most influential?


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Feb 212012

I was only posting this because it’s got the boy Scarface on it, but Marcus proves that the hype around him isn’t some bull. I keep hearing dudes name whenever people are talking about the next wave of Houston artists but honestly this is my first time checking dude. This track attacks the artists in the industry that Marcus feels don’t live up to what they talk about on record. In other words about ninety-nine percent of the industry.