Hardcore hip hop
Hardcore hip hop (also hardcore rap) is a genre of hip hop music that developed through the East Coast hip hop scene in the 1980s. Pioneered by such artists as Run-DMC, Schoolly D, Boogie Down Productions and Public Enemy, it is generally characterized by anger, aggression and confrontation.
|Hardcore hip hop|
|Stylistic origins||Hip hop|
|Cultural origins||Early 1980s, mainly in New York City and Philadelphia|