Southern hip hop
|Southern hip hop|
|Stylistic origins||Hip hop, electro, g-funk, gangsta rap|
|Cultural origins||1980 Southern United States|
|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.