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East Coast hip hop is the original style of hip hop music that originated in New York City, USA, during the early-1970s. East Coast hip hop emerged as a definitive subgenre after artists from other regions of the United States, West Coast hip hop, Southern hip hop and Midwest hip hop, emerged with different styles. It has since grown into a major subgenre of hip hop, and has played an instrumental role in hip hop history. East Coast hip hop… read more

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  • Avatar for gnarlyhotep
    East coast is about serious b-boy intelligent lyrics with big fat beats. West coast is about that party mentality and some slow dope rhymes. For the most part.
  • Avatar for GodofDeathMetal
    I have lived on the east coast my whole life and east coast rap is near and dear to me. However, I'm more of a [tag]west coast rap[/tag] fan.
  • Avatar for Jwallawine
    New west coast vibe that'll get you lifted check Rae out! http://lm.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.reverbnation.com%2Fq%2F56kbkn&h=UAQGNrSh2&enc=AZPqQJ0rKF0Ok5UVJVjSUUpOZ3hSmvW_IIXOohp7n8Z-tzzo1RQfrAzCyG0mY6YHoy76Gjx2r5kk_Pf3zeFoH9BZvHzI_-d0SoeeGRn-jdsxkBmHMyiAEwBarlUyJ2vNL7inc1SKyCWOLEi8I4dBMefW&s=1
  • Avatar for Porpse
    FUCK THE WEST SIDE
  • Avatar for jae__moon
    jalbertdowdenii who the fuck are you talking to???
  • Avatar for KilwaK
    The funny af putting K.dot on east coast rap
  • Avatar for jalbertbowdenii
    east coast hip hop doesn't have a distinctive "sound"...per say; or rather, not one that is congruent throughout. whereas west coast can be categorized as g funk, or having funk elements and synthesizers, east coast is more about flow and lyrical domination. domination, as in dexterity, battles, etc. i think east coast is "more grimey" or gangsta, but that's just my opinion. west-coast had tons of gangsta rappers...but east coast (imo) is much more raw, not as synthetic. hip-hop started on the east coast and if you listen enough you'll be able to pick artists out by where they are from. sounds vague and lame, but i can do it.
  • Avatar for ivanonti
    @uzpurne East Coast Hip-Hop is simply Hip-Hop that came from the East Coast, such as New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland or Virginia..
  • Avatar for uzpurne
    The description still doesn't help me understand what the style is about : (
  • Avatar for negobrahma
    notorius east coast

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