#1
Hello All

we all know the subgenres of rock, but what are the subdivisions of rap music? What's the heaviest form of rap? Is there such a thing as, say, progressive rap?

What about the same for electro?

I know this is a bit ironic coming from a member of the "forget the subgenres" club, but I was just interested.

DON'T DISCRIMINATE, just explain.

Thank you, sirs, madams and Kensai
#2
theres Gangsta Rap, West Coast Rap, East Coast Rap, Hyphy Rap, Thizz Rap, Crunk Rap, Dirty South Rap. thats all i can think of right now. oh and there isnt progressive rap but Guru made a few CDs of something that could be called Jazz-Rap... mixing of jazz with rap. Look for Jazzmatazz. its pretty cool actually.

got nothing on electro... don't like that stuff.

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#3
the sub-genres of rap are things like gangster rap, Southern, ATL, East/West coast, things like that.
#4
theres Grime, which just evolved out of the UK garage scene
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#5
rap tends to disambiguate itslelf based on geography. what i've i've noticed anyway. also, the amount of bling and entourage in a video will provide some insight as to where the artists is from, thus giving away the sub-genre.
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#7
Well there's your black rap (obvious), death rap, thrash rap, gothic rap, power rap, traditional rap, melodic rap, and then all the combinations.

I mean really, it just goes on and on. To me rap is just rap. I'm not too picky about what specific genre of blackened-neo-melodic-power-death rap my favourite blackened-neo-melodic-power-death rap is.

It's allll good.
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