Gangsta rap

Gangsta rap is a sub-genre of hip hop that reflects the violent lifestyles of some inner-city youths. “Gangsta” is a corruption of the word gangster. The genre was pioneered around 1983 by Ice-T with songs like Cold Wind Madness and Body Rock/Killers, and was popularized by groups like N.W.A in the late 80s. After the national attention that Ice-T & N.W.A received in the late 80s, gangsta rap became the most commercially lucrative subgenre of hip-hop. Read more…|Edit this Artist photo: Young Jeezy

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Friday 6 March 2015
Freddie GibbsConcert The New Parish
Oakland, San Francisco, United States
37.807775 -122.272736

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Thursday 19 March 2015
Andre NickatinaConcert The New Parish
Oakland, San Francisco, United States
37.807775 -122.272736

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Snoop DoggConcert Clayton’s Resort
South Padre Island, United States
26.137287 -97.171825
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Friday 20 March 2015
What So Not
Ice CubeConcert
Surrender Nightclub
Las Vegas, United States
36.127601 -115.167684
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