Southern Rap Hurts Hip-Hop, According to 50 Cent

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In a recent interview with MTV , rap megastar and G-Unit boss - 50 Cent denigrated the southern rap genre, referring to this form of hip-hop as "simplified." The New-York rapper also reasoned that southern ...
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tiago

Divinópolis, Brazil

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#1
Mar 21, 2006
 
50 cent bota pra fude ele é o cara
eu queria que ele fize-se um show
aqui ná bahia só isso
HOODRICH

Costa Mesa, CA

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#2
Mar 21, 2006
 
it's just up north rap is so picky down south anybody can sell records.
B_Tha_White_Hate r

Costa Mesa, CA

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#3
Mar 21, 2006
 
Absolutely... that 50 Cent is smarter than I thought... that dirty souf garbage appeals to the lowest common denominator.
bbf

Albuquerque, NM

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#4
Mar 21, 2006
 
man ya'll is wack whatcha kno bout the dirty souf? nothin so shut yo mouf tht g-unit shit is whack
The Architect

Troy, NY

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#5
Mar 22, 2006
 
iight everyone calm the fuck down! He's not sayin that southern rap be butt! But, he is sayin that its simple and it is. Hes not sayin its horrible or nuthin. That music is simple, the beats dont involve nothin special and the lyrics arent exactly lyrically superior and the skills aint as high! And its tru, tis still good, but it aint real intelligent
ludafan

Bedford, NH

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#6
Mar 23, 2006
 
So, is that why our "dirty south" artists are some of the biggest in the industry, right now?

Or how about the fact, that my man Luda has sold "more records that Elvis," as he so proudly and rightfully so, boasts in one of his songs?
ludafan

Bedford, NH

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#7
Mar 23, 2006
 
... and if I had read the article, before I posted, then I wouldn't have had to post. The article says it all!
that florida boy

Tampa, FL

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#8
Mar 23, 2006
 
see what thing is these upnorth rappers sit around and try to write the dopest lyrics but that stuff only sell up there.but downsouth we make club records and krunk music that you can have fun off of and it sells everywhere thats why we have some of the rap game biggest artist
g unit soldier

AOL

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#10
Mar 25, 2006
 
its true all these weak southern rappers put toge ther in a ball still dont got enough talent as my man 50 cent
ProductofItalyfr omNyC

Chicago, IL

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#11
Mar 25, 2006
 
HORSE SH**! All 4 corners and in between,contribute equally in the rapworld.Just cause u ain't from NYC or Chicago or L.A etc doesn't mean u ain't ever been in the stuggle. Whats goin on? Remember when a bunch of artists got together and did this song.I can't believe we critique down to a tee! N***as,thats stupid! Even countys livin in the same state got beef. I can't believe theres such a thing as rap predjudice! Thats just stone wack,like some of the above comments.
ProductofItalyfr omNyC

Chicago, IL

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#12
Mar 25, 2006
 
and don't nobody try an go there! I ain't from Indiana smarta$$s
detroyt tsotsi

United States

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#13
Mar 29, 2006
 
50 im a wak also ow im gon try fe diss wen im simpo jis lyk derty souf im ebn try soun' sudern in det leel beet mess oona nid fe get it 2geda
southside

West Palm Beach, FL

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#14
Mar 30, 2006
 
man the south the only reason this rap game is still alive.wezzy and T.I KILLIN 99% OF THE GARBAGE UP NORTH ANY WAY
mississippi boy

Terry, MS

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#15
Mar 30, 2006
 
we all know it came from the dirty dirty south.50 don't know what he rapping about,but dem boys from the south know what they doin. 4sho (t.i.,david banner, DTP,UGK,Lil boosie,big timers,and Swishahouse!!)
brice

San Antonio, TX

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#16
Apr 6, 2006
 
bbf wrote:
man ya'll is wack whatcha kno bout the dirty souf? nothin so shut yo mouf tht g-unit shit is whack
yo ima bout 2 be stationed in cannon, jus wanna kno where da spot is, holla
outkasted

Atlanta, GA

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#17
Apr 6, 2006
 
Man 50 bites on southern styles...50 is the only NYC artist tite cause he makes that the same watered down club shit....

The south is the shit. We make our music with soul unlike the mechanical, industrial north. Dont hate caues we got more complex beats, better hooks, and much better flows. Lyrics...hahaha i rather hear about sex drugs and rock and roll, not how you will kill me lyrically...

Im ill with the mental, sharp like a pencil, kill ya with the light travling metaphysical...hahaha shut the fuck up nyc.

sick my duck!
ProductOfItalyNy C

Chicago, IL

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#18
Apr 6, 2006
 
above me,getcha mama 2 kiss the duck then!! What the f***, is wrong w/all u ppl up in here?! It don't matter where you livin,if ya black/white/blue/molatto/don't matter where u from,or which way you leanin,Good motha f***en music Is like a organsm,it even climaxes!! But for real,It don't come w/boundaries and sh**!! south/north/east/west,shutcha d***,slides all of yis!! stupid,n**s. they all contribute to rap,in their own styles,traditions,beats,etc,it s all good. Turn them f***n' LIGHTS OFF!!!! and for the records I ain't from Indiana,I'm from the city,(NOt Chicago,But its nice!!:)
armageddon

Lancaster, SC

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Apr 7, 2006
 
ggggunit
UK_in_the_house

UK

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#20
Apr 7, 2006
 
T.I. one of the best in the game at the mo and on a higher level than 50
lil lebron

United States

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#21
Apr 8, 2006
 
yo! 50 cent the best there is in tha game.Just messin wit ya mind.Im da one dat liked to killed cent.He alwayz wearin a dawn vest every where he go.And dat so sad even and got a lot ov haterz dont even wear stuff like dat.Got to agree wit ya fat joe 50 the fakest thug you ever will see.

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