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Dirty South is a style of rap music that popped up in the latter half of the 1990s and is based in southern cities such as Memphis, New Orleans, Charleston, Atlanta, Miami, and Houston. Dirty South descended from southern rap: its inspirations drew from Dr. Dre's Chronic album as well as Luther Campbell's 2 Live Crew's (possibly the first southern rap group) nasty traditions in equivalent measure, arriving at a stoned, violent, sex-obsessed and profanity-oriented brand of modern hip hop.

Dirty South got its name from a song by Goodie Mob. Some of the Dirty South music is characterized by its bouncy, club-friendly beats and lyrics generally concerning flashy jewelry, luxury automobiles, women, and occasionally gangster lyrics. An offshoot of Dirty South music is Crunk, featuring beats with loud, pounding bass.

Rapper/producer Lil Jon is generally considered the main pioneer of Crunk music.

Dirty South artists:

8 Ball & MJG
Beelow
B.G. (rapper)
Big Tymers
Bubba Sparxxx
Bun B
CG-SC
Chamillionaire
Chingo Bling
C-Murder
D4L
David Banner
DJ Paul
Fat Pat
Goodie Mob
Juicy J
Juvenile (rapper)
Lil' Flip
Lil Jon and The Eastside Boyz
Lil Scrappy
Lil Wayne
L.J.
Ludacris
Mannie Fresh
Masta Yat
Master P
Mike Jones
Mystikal
Nappy Roots
Pastor Troy
Paul Wall
Petey Pablo
Pimp C
Project Pat
Scarface
Silkk The Shocker
Slim Thug
Stat Quo
Three 6 Mafia
T.I.
Trick Daddy
Trina
White Dawg
Ying Yang Twins
Yo Gotti
YoungBloodZ
Young Buck
Young Jeezy
Yung Wun

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See also

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