Southern hip hop

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Southern hip hop
Stylistic origins Hip hop, electro, g-funk, gangsta rap
Cultural origins 1980 Southern United States
Typical instruments Rapping
Mainstream popularity 1990's-present day
Derivative forms Crunk, Snap, Trap

Southern hip hop is a type of hip hop music that comes from the Southern United States. A well-known Southern hip hop musician is Lil' Wayne. Some other well known artists include: Ludacris, Gucci Mane, Birdman, 2 Chainz, Vanilla Ice, T.I., Young Buck, and Three Six Mafia.

In 2003 a documentary movie called Dirty States of America: The Untold Story of Southern Hip-Hop was released.