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Old 10th July 2019
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Originally Posted by E-Irizarry View Post
Well-stated, but just remember that the reason why the South was stuck on that crunk/trap sound is because all the new MPC's came out in NYC as NYC used to be the first point-of-sale/point-of-entry U.S. market to get imported stuff as well as newly-distributed American-made new inventions (e.g. new clothesline/gear, new electronics, new CDs).

So Southern producers were going to pawn shops to get the defunct MPC's NY producers were throwing away or pawning off and that's how the south Hip Hop was born.
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Crunk came from the Miami and Memphis influences that had been big in Atlanta clubs for years prior—clubs such as 559 and The Gate.

Last edited by Bender412; 15th July 2019 at 02:39 PM.. Reason: Unnecessary