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: N.W.A

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Saturday 26 April 2014
Snoop DoggConcert
Beasley Coliseum
Pullman, WA, United States

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Thursday 1 May 2014
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Kuf KnotzConcert
World Cafe Live at the Queen
Wilmington, DE, United States
39.741126 -75.550277
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  • Amir-AA


    9 days ago
  • industriaFAN

    low-iq music

    17 days ago
  • nuslear_storm


    17 days ago
  • agnessilvap

    "But i find that most gangsta rap is about violence, drugs and the lust of money and prostitution.." Funny, people say the same about metal though i relate better to metal some relate better to this kind of music. [2]

    January 2014
  • iamemby

    50 cent, snoop lion, 2pac awsom fucking gangsta

    January 2014
  • iamemby


    January 2014
  • spineshank155

    v lol pretty sure most consider Anders as a gangster.

    December 2013
  • MegaDave89

    Someone tagged In Flames as Gangsta Rap lol-

    November 2013
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