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JordonfortheJ
Madison, AL
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Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?

I know the East Coast is like the founder of hip hop and all, and deservedly so that all the best rappers are from there..but with that much proximity the south shouldn't be garbaging it up as much as it is.

Just from the greatest city in the world, sort of, Brooklyn, you have the likes of
Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Biggie, Busta Rhymes, Wu-Tang/Rza, Lil Kim, MC Lyte, Jay Z, Fabulous, Foxy Brown, Joell Ortiz etc etc.

Not to mention the other parts of New York and East Coast... Will Smith, Cassidy, 50 cent, Nas, LL Cool J, Mase, Run DMC,

While the south has T.I., Lil Wayne,Yung Joc, Mike Jones, nelly, Birdman, Lil Boosie Ludacris, Trick Daddy, Soulja Boy (yes he needs to be mentioned), Rick Ross..... Well the south does have Academy Award winning Three 6 Mafia.

I digress

It's safe to say that the South was the downfall of hip hop/rap when you are relying on a guy like 2Chainz to carry the torch.


gatorhata9
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Member since Dec 2010
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
So are you going to change your name to correctly spell "Jordan" or are you going to just leave it?


wildtigercat93
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Hammond, LA
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
South has the GOAT


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JordonfortheJ
Madison, AL
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
Georgia Sports Forum awaits you.


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SanDiegeauxSteve
San Diego State Fan
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
Give me that Dirty South and Crunk any day over anything East Coast.

Better still, give me Nor Cal/Bay Area rap, like RBL Posse, Keak Da Sneak, Andre Nickatina, Black C, Too $hort, Mac Dre, N2Deep, Rappin' 4-Tay, Messy Marv, Cougnut, and others.

Also props to West Coast rappers such as Snoop Dogg, NWA, Dr. Dre, Kurupt, Lady of Rage, Luniz, Mack 10, Warren G., Nate Dogg, and Westside Connection.


rutiger
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
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Give me that Dirty South and Crunk any day over anything East Coast.




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Better still, give me Nor Cal/Bay Area rap, like RBL Posse, Keak Da Sneak, Andre Nickatina, Black C, Too $hort, Mac Dre, N2Deep, Rappin' 4-Tay, Messy Marv, Cougnut, and others.




Cdawg
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Member since Sep 2003
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
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I know the East Coast is like the founder of hip hop and all, and deservedly so that all the best rappers are from there

I wouldn't say all the best are from the east coast.

Oh, and you misspelled Jordan.
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GreatLakesTiger24
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
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when you are relying on a guy like 2Chainz to carry the torch.




lame **** be quiet, you in a real **** presence


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SanDiegeauxSteve
San Diego State Fan
The Greater San Diego Area
Member since Oct 2012
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
So glad my list amused you so much. Are you going to list your favorite rappers so we can make fun of your musical tastes?


rutiger
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
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So glad my list amused you so much. Are you going to list your favorite rappers so we can make fun of your musical tastes?


sorry if i cant take someone serious who says crunk or bay area music is better than anything in nyc, you know the birth place of hip hop.



kadillak
Baylor Fan
Member since Nov 2007
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
Andre 3000, Big Boi, Pimp C...


Ooh Wee Ooh
LSU Fan
Member since Nov 2008
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
bun b, fat pat, geto boys, pimp c, scarface, z-ro rep h-town well


petar
Miami (FL) Fan
Miami
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
T.I. and Wayne made solid contributions to the rap game like them or not/ say they have fallen off or not


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SanDiegeauxSteve
San Diego State Fan
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
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sorry if i cant take someone serious who says crunk or bay area music is better than anything in nyc, you know the birth place of hip hop.
So, do all yankees have reading comprehension problems, or just you? I never said anything about being "better," I said "Give me Dirty South/Crunk over East Coast." I also much prefer Bay Area rap over anybody else. I just don't care for East Coast rap, other than Biggie Smalls. Musical preference.


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7thWardTiger
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Richmond, Texas
Member since Nov 2009
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
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Andre 3000, Big Boi, Pimp C...
Big KRIT, Ludacris, Nappy Roots....

I've always found the standard to be east coast/northern rappers focused more on the lyrics, while in the south, you see prominent, soulful beats that rattle the trunk. IMO, the best in the south>>>>the best everywhere else.


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ElroyJetSon
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jul 2011
2329 posts

re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
If that's who we have picked to represent the south then we suck


S
Mercer Fan
Summer of Quin
Member since Jan 2007
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re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
houston carries the south.


wildtigercat93
LSU Fan
Hammond, LA
Member since Jul 2011
53428 posts

re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
Music board Gang wars? Yes please


SOUTHSIDEEE


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ElroyJetSon
New Orleans Saints Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jul 2011
2329 posts

re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
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Andre 3000, Big Boi, Pimp C...


Yeah how were they not included?


JordonfortheJ
Madison, AL
Member since Mar 2012
12613 posts

re: Why is it that the best rappers ever are from East/Worst from South?
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I wouldn't say all the best are from the east coast.


Not all but majority...West Coast has had some greats..South is just terrible all around


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