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

The Crossing The Crossing
Jeff Whitcher Jeff Whitcher
Selector Selector
Nigel Male Nigel Male
Brighter Note Brighter Note
Eddie Caldwell Eddie Caldwell
Joseph Rusnak Joseph Rusnak
Music Candy Music Candy
Nicholas Pesci Nicholas Pesci
Prizm Prime Prizm Prime



New Hip Hop Tracks

Music Candy Rapture
Music Candy Raindance
Gordon Nance Gallo Locknez - Ok
Gordon Nance Gallo Locknez & Devi..
Ed Napoli Hit Me With Your Love
Young Tibay Still Pushin -Young..
Francois Rivollet Still Hip Hop
Francois Rivollet Sexy Trap
Darren Glover Axis Deal Trap
Leonard Rogowski Dapper Rapper



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Top Hip Hop Tracks

Eddie Caldwell Devil Instrumental
Family Senci Show Me What You Got
Eddie Caldwell You Can't Stop This
Joseph Rusnak Death of a Star
D.C. SoulPlusMind George Jeffersons
Music Candy Electric Sky
Jeff Whitcher Liquid Warmth
Eddie Caldwell Future Girlfriend In..
Craig Dodge Street Swagger
Jive Ass Sleepers Strawberry Soul
Eddie Caldwell Deluxe Feat. Dug
Gordon Nance Lets Get Drunk
Joseph Rusnak A Very Merry Beat
Bobby Cole A Night On the East..
Joe Clapp Chemical Bond
Evan Zappa & the Necessity Pachelbel's Canonize..
Eddie Caldwell Wiggle Like That Ins..
The Crossing Hip Hop Metal
Selector Get Wild
Jive Ass Sleepers Broken Bossa
Sean Balli April 20th
Eddie Caldwell Love Lights Feat Rudo
Nigel Male Tripper On the Roof
Eddie Caldwell Bounce Feat. Vo Emph..
Dan Robinson That's Just Sick
Laman E Richards Smoothlines
Music Candy Be Boppin 60 Secs
Babygrand Kristen Basketball
Richard Freitas Hard Line
Richard Freitas Loving You All Night
TJ Kross Waiting for the Dance
Nicholas Pesci Violin Beatz
Roeland Ruijsch Urban Wisdom
Dark Chocolate Welcome to My City R..
Selector Energy
Eddie Caldwell Like Swoosh Featurin..
Selector Ruled Girls
Michael Bell I'm a Winner
108 Music Middle Eastern Trap..
D.C. SoulPlusMind Lambs and Lions
Daniel Bijan Sexy Making Out Love..
Eddie Caldwell 50 Days
KCentric Boogey Nights
Big Prod Sounds Sexy Feelings
Andrew GCN Fleming King of the Streets..
Music Candy Bloodshed 60 Secs
Add-On Music Group Shorty Wanna Ride Wi..
Espionage Wild Girl
Eddie Caldwell Wiggle Like That Fea..
Music Candy Old Skool Skankers
Leon Ayers, Jr. Keep Stuntin
Add-On Music Group Arab Gangsta
Konstantinos Panagiotidis Indian Girl
Eddie Caldwell Way 2 Many Girls Fea..
Nigel Male Hip Ville
Yan Milan Solar Highway
Fab Claxton Hardcore Squatchin'
Elite Sync Lab Don River Ruckus
Gustavo Coutinho Funk With the Groove
Magma Music Come On N Git It
Eddie Caldwell Motivation
Konstantinos Panagiotidis Surfin' On Mars
Arpad Zsolt Domahidi Live For
Gus Caveda Trap Money
Frequencee Butterfly Pimp
Add-On Music Group Dream
Konstantinos Panagiotidis Cowboy's Harmonica
Brighter Note Champagne in Qatar
David Banks Caught in the Act
Adam Scourfield Tumbi Thumpi
V-Dott Epic
Ellis Dews Trial and Error
Add-On Music Group Imma Rider
Eddie Caldwell Crashin' Down Featur..
Tom Hajduk Arabic Beat
Patrick Best Ballad of Hip Hop
Jesus Velazquez Living in the Ghetto
RCummins Boomin' Flute
Dan Robinson Capture the Momentum
Louise Heaney Kudos Quartet
Music Candy Chunky Beat
Selector Boom-Cha
Keldamuzik Squash It
XL Middleton Poppin & Lockin
Jive Ass Sleepers Forbidden Fruit
Riaan Nieuwenhuis Seedy Glamour, Oh Ye..
Jive Ass Sleepers Another Sucker
Alex Morch Pink Cat M
Watt Generated Benjamins Cash Money
Brighter Note Enter the Ring
Selector Like a Vampire
Jens Larsson Hip Box 1
Leon Ayers, Jr. You Know Better

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 Skool
Party Rap
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.

Add-On Music Group
Riaan Nieuwenhuis
Boostylz
Urban Anxiety
Urban Anxiety
Boostylz
Music Candy
Eddie Caldwell
Magma Music
Urban Anxiety
RCummins
Family Senci
Keldamuzik
D.C. SoulPlusMind
Eddie Caldwell
Eddie Caldwell
Eddie Caldwell
Eddie Caldwell
Boostylz
Frequencee


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.

Eddie Caldwell
XL Middleton
Urban Anxiety
Rob Johnson
Music Candy
Joseph Rusnak
Eddie Caldwell
Eddie Caldwell
Music For TV and Games
Eddie Caldwell
Jack Dazey
MX47
Jive Ass Sleepers
Eddie Caldwell
Bobby Cole
Music Candy
XL Middleton
Eddie Caldwell
Arthur Richardson
Jack Dazey


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.

Music Candy
Jive Ass Sleepers
Nicholas Pesci
Valencia Magic
David Waugh
Joseph Rusnak
Eddie Caldwell
Tim Byrd
Music Candy
CitySound
Roeland Ruijsch
David Banks
Louise Heaney
Hans Bolex
Eddie Grey
Marc Laliberte
Leon Phsyx
TNotez
MusicmasterXC
Peter Lobo


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.

Nikolay Krivin
Nikolay Krivin
Nicholas Pesci
MX47
Watt Generated Benjamins
Sean Balli
Sean Balli
Nikolay Krivin
Jean-Thomas Cloutier
Patrick Best
Alan Fagan
Patrick Best
Patrick Best
Wolftooth
Konstantinos Panagiotidis
Dan Morrissey
Eddie Caldwell
Nikolay Krivin
Leon Phsyx
108 Music


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.

Arthur Richardson
Eddie Caldwell
Eddie Caldwell
Gordon Nance
Evan Zappa & the Necessity
Prizm Prime
Eric Fletcher
Keldamuzik
Tom Hajduk
Eddie Caldwell
Eddie Caldwell
D.C. SoulPlusMind
Legacy Keys
Eddie Caldwell
Dan Robinson
Dan Robinson
Selector
Selector
Boostylz
Majik


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.

Nery Bauer
Music For TV and Games
Music Candy
Music Candy
Music Candy
Morris Hayes Jr
Gus Caveda
Music Candy
Music Candy
Music Candy
Music Candy
Erwin Steijlen
Edouard Andre Reny
GREENLIGHTS
Music Candy
Blazznet Productions
Boostylz
Blazznet Productions
Jack Dazey
Jack Dazey


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.

Jack Dazey
Alexander Tobias Orest
Kautiouz Beatz
Wolftooth
B.I.G. J
Andrew GCN Fleming
Watt Generated Benjamins
Sean Balli
Add-On Music Group
Family Senci
Liam Bradbury
Shawn A. King
Urban Anxiety
Boostylz
Majik
Majik
Majik
Majik
Majik
Majik


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).

Shawn Lat
Watt Generated Benjamins
Watt Generated Benjamins
Watt Generated Benjamins
Watt Generated Benjamins
Eddie Caldwell
Watt Generated Benjamins
Boostylz
dB Fresh
dB Fresh
Young Tibay
Dark Chocolate
Dark Chocolate
Shawn Lat
Shawn Lat
Chemiztry
Young Tibay
GREENLIGHTS
Watt Generated Benjamins
Watt Generated Benjamins


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.

Add-On Music Group
Candela
Add-On Music Group
Watt Generated Benjamins
Eddie Caldwell
CyClone
Edouard Andre Reny
Konstantinos Panagiotidis
Add-On Music Group
Casey Burnett
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Lokixximo
Lokixximo
Lokixximo
Jive Ass Sleepers
Electric Chair 3000
Watt Generated Benjamins
KLZ


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.

Denise Rivera
Denise Rivera
Selector
Add-On Music Group
Lokixximo
Candela
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Lokixximo
Music For TV and Games
Add-On Music Group
Music For TV and Games
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group
Add-On Music Group


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.

Adam Scourfield
Selector
Yan Milan
Jason Corder
Music Candy
Family Senci
Adam Scourfield
Family Senci
Brighter Note
Jason Corder
Brighter Note
Selector
Bjarne O.
Tom Antony
Evens Colas
Adam Scourfield
Konstantinos Panagiotidis
Family Senci
Evens Colas
Keldamuzik


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.

Sonic Moon
Michael Bell
Michael Corn
Cary Kanno
King Daddy Dee
Urban Anxiety
Michael Corn
Selector
Dewey Dellay
Aaron Saloman
Aaron Saloman
Music Candy
Davor Devcic
Gary Wolk
Eddie Caldwell
Eddie Caldwell
Brenda Elthon
Tim Byrd
Dean Wagg
Tony Lopez


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.

Eddie Caldwell
Watt Generated Benjamins
Boostylz
Jay Yola
Benny Lava
Eddie Caldwell
Logwood Productions
Eddie Caldwell
Eddie Caldwell
RCummins
Michael Meenderink
Homemadesoul
RCummins
Tall Jonny
Young Tibay
Young Tibay
Young Tibay
Young Tibay
Hillbilly Hellcats
Eddie Caldwell

 
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