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Melanated Music and Culture: Southern Rap

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Remember when southern rap came to prominence? With people like scarface and the ghetto boys, Jermain dupree and his so so def lable and the rap duo outkast who became a leading group carrying into the 2000's. At the turn of the millennium southern rap dominated the rap game. Setting trends with fashion, snap music, Cronk music and trap music. Who was the king of the south? Why was it so important to be the king? Beefs settled but as these great artist faded, a new wave of rappers filled the void left behind, or did they? Join your host Jeremy Carter, Jesse Bachelor Parris and Jerry Hayes Jr. as they get into what has happened to the southern rap game and how can it bounce back.