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Electro hop is a form of dance music mixed with hip hop which arose in Southern California in the early 1980s. While hardcore hip hop dominated the East Coast, electro hop was the dominant form of West Coast hip hop during the early part of the decade. Purists, including most East Coast critics, hated electro hop and viewed it as watered-down. Electro hop largely died out with the rise of Ice-T, N.W.A. and other early West Coast gangsta rappers.



West Coast

Egyptian Lover
World Class Wreckin' Cru
L.A. Dream Team
Bobby Jimmy and the Critters
Reggie Griffin and TechnoFunk
Knights of the Turntable
Uncle Jamm's Army
King Tee
Chris "The Glove" Taylor
The Unknown DJ
Arabian Prince
Posse of Two

East Coast

Afrika Bambaataa

See also

Hip hop/Rap
Beatboxing - DJing (Turntablism) - Fashion -History (Roots - Old school - Golden age - Modern) - Production - Rapping
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