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Hardcore hip hop (or Hardcore rap) is a form of hip hop that originated in the East Coast hip hop scene. It is known for being aggressive with noisy instruments. Types of music inspired by hardcore hip hop include gangsta rap (a type of rap about urban crime and the violent lifestyles of young people in cities), horrorcore (hip hop with horror-themed lyrics and images) and most recently trap (a form of southern hip hop).

Notable Artists

  • 2pac
  • The Notorious B.I.G.
  • DMX
  • Ice Cube
  • Earl Sweatshirt
  • Waka Flocka Flame
  • Young Buck
  • Young Jeezy
  • Fat Joe
  • Hopsin
  • Eazy-E
  • N.W.A.
  • 50 Cent
  • Jay-Z
  • Jadakiss
  • Eminem
  • Insane Clown Poose
  • SPM
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