HIP HOP QUESTION....rappers in the 90's vs rappers 2000's?
I'm sick of all this bullshit in hip hop nowdays I'm bsically asking which is better rappers in their era lil Wayne soulja boy bow wow and some other gay *** rappers vs 2pac biggie ice cube back then snoop dog back then etc which is better
- JokeesmurfLv 41 decade agoBest Answer
Hold UP ! How is the 90's the best era in Hip Hop ?
Are we forgetting Something here ?
What happened to the 80's ?
The Era that hip hop was born and who "PIONEERED" this from its infant stage with such artist's like
Eric B & Rakim
Krs One (B.D.P)
Kool G Rap & Dj Polo
Kool Moe Dee
Africa Bambatta & The Soul Sonic Force
T La Rock
Poor Rightous Teachers
De La Soul
Tribe Called Quest
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5
The Fat Boys
LL Cool J
The Boogie Boys
Dr Jeckyle & Mr Hyde
The Juice Crew
Big Daddy Kane
Del & The Funky Homosapians
DJ Red Alert
2 Live Crew
Salt n Pepa
Dj Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
The Sugar Hill Gang
Doug E. Fresh
Rob Base & Dj Eazy-Rock
Hip-hop may have been born in South Bronx in the mid-1970s, but mainstream America's first taste came in the next decade. Hip-hop during the '70s was more of a culture than a musical form, but beginning in roughly 1979, groups such as Kurtis Blow, Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five and Lady B began condensing what had been 20- minute jam sessions into short, concise pop songs. Early hits include Kurtis Blow's "The Breaks," Spoonie Gee and the Treacherous Three's "New Rap Language," Grandmaster Flash's "The Message" and Afrika Bambaataa's "Planet Rock." It's a common misconception that early hip-hop was explicitly political. Aside from "The Message," these were all dance tracks, which was appropriate considering that hip-hop was very much a singles' medium at the time. The earliest form was party music and was generally played using synths or full bands. Modern sampling didn't appear until Marley Marl accidentally stumbled onto it in the early '80s, and hip-hop lyricism as we now define it didn't appear until 1982, more than a half decade after the genre's birth.
Though there had been scattered singles that made the urban charts, Run DMC were the first to prove that the genre could be commercially viable in 1983. Depending upon your perspective, this is either hip-hop's birth or its death knell. Truth be told, it was a little of both. After Run DMC, hip-hop finally became more of a musical force than a lifestyle, and it was accessible to consumers worldwide. (For a more detailed look at this period, we suggest that you read Jeff Chang's excellent Can't Stop, Won't Stop .)
After this transition, artists began popping up on the West Coast (early pioneers include LA's Ice T and the Bay Area's Too $hort) and the hip-hop offshoot of Miami Bass sprouted up in the South. Formidable poets such as Rakim, Kool Mo De and KRS-One became increasingly popular. (For additional analysis, see our "lyricist" genre.) And hip-hop producers began to broaden their funk template to include rock (Beastie Boys and Run DMC) and jazz (Marley Marl and later DJ Premier and Prince Paul). (See "producers corner" genre.) In the latter half of the '80s, hip-hop alternately became more political (Boogie Down Productions and Public Enemy) and more accessible for pop audiences (DJ Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince and MC Hammer). In short, it was no longer the monochromatic culture that is was in the '70s and early '80s. And while some would argue that it lost its focus, it became increasingly popular, and by the end of the decade was poised to become a dominant youth culture.Source(s): N.W.A (also known as "Niggaz With Attitude") was a Compton, California-based hip hop group widely considered one of the seminal acts of the gangsta rap sub-genre. Active from 1986 to 1991, the group endured controversy due to the explicit nature of their lyrics. They were subsequently banned from many mainstream U.S. radio stations and even at times prevented from touring - yet the group has still sold over 9 million units in the U.S. alone. Their second album, Straight Outta Compton, marked the beginning of the new gangsta rap era as the production and the social commentary in their lyrics were revolutionary within the genre. Rolling Stone ranked N.W.A. 83rd on their list of the "100 Greatest Artists of All Time". Although largely unknown at the group's inception, rappers Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E and MC Ren would all go on to be platinum-selling stars as solo artists. As you can see Ice Cube & the whole N.W.A crew started in the 80's so please people take some time & realize that the 80's not only Pionnered the rap game but also had the greatest Lyricist to ever bless a microphone and take it from a old school brother from the boogie down to tell it like it is.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
don't forget that there are some dope MCs around that came about around the late 90s and were prime in the 2000s that just get overlooked and don't get the appeal
Eminem, a couple who died early like Big L, Big Pun, Proof) Jadakiss, Styles P, Royce da 5'9, Elzhi, The Game, 50 Cent, Papoose, Mos Def, Kweli, shyt load of underground cats who i'm not familiar with, Kanye West
but because of that i can't name that many and by default have to big the 90s
- 4 years ago
It's very possible to learn to sing well. You just need to know the right methods. Learn here https://tr.im/61Jve
Singing teachers will cost money and can be expensive so they're not for everyone. Singing can be learned so it's not an "either you have it or you don't" kind of thing.
Whether you sound like crap or you're decent, I recommend this singing course. It's one of the best methods to learn to sing well in a short amount of time. It's all about using efficient techniques that work.
- How do you think about the answers? You can sign in to vote the answer.
- 1 decade ago
90's rappers would murder today's artists in skills, even the 90's/early noughties 50 cent would murder today's 50 cent he had the hunger back then, in the 90's rap was in its prime, it hit the mainstream and they put out timeless classics that you play again and again and appreciate the art, now its about making a million, selling the most ring tones and being on t.v, rap needs someone to take it back to what it was
- BarbaraLv 44 years ago
ah that is so weird. I was watching it last night too. ---- I disagree with David Banner, its not America vs hip hop, hip-hop, atleast the saturated mainstream hip hop is the perpetrator and we (Americans) are the victims. Mainstream hip hop has done nothing good for the black community but instill the same racial stereotypes that we have tried so hard to disprove. David Banner is a fool, he does not know how to reason, all of his arguments were fallacious and he is not articulate. He completely took over the argument, disrespected the other debaters, and used personal attacks to prove his points. ...hes an idiot, i'd be surprised if he even has a diploma.
- 1 decade ago
Rappers of the 90's had more to talk about. Gangsta rap was becoming more popular but there was more to talk about then money, cars, and women. Black people were angry and they expressed that. Today rappers are spoiled and only worry about fame and the next advanced check or performance check. Most rap today sucks. Soulja Boy has catchy hooks I would never buy his album.
- 1 decade ago
obviously the 90s rappers were better, that might have been the best decade for rap. But I dont really think you can throw soulja boy and Wayne in the same class. Wayne isnt just a commercial artist, hes is a legit rapper (when hes not usin the autotune)
- New in TownLv 61 decade ago
- bENzhi ◄▬▬●★●Lv 51 decade ago
are u putting this up to prove a point or are you acctually unsure of the answer?!?!
THE 90's HAD WAY BETTER RAPPERS
Even though most are still around today, their hey-day was the 90s