A lot can change in 10 years, and the hip-hop landscape and the artists that mold and influence its direction, is no different. Hip-hop remains one of the genres that dominates the charts and most importantly evolves, as it continues to be blended into other genres of music. Pioneers like Dr.
Rap took over the s. Nearly every genre, from pop to jazz, embraced instruments like the hi-hat and drums. This was also the era of the super-producer, larger-than-life characters who build beats, like Metro Boomin and Pierre Bourne. This was the era in which song production was crucial to success. Combining synth chords with southern trap drums, the southern duo Rae Sremmurd creates a somewhat genre-bending track.
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Join us all month long as we celebrate the best music, film, and television of the decade. Besides the explosion of new artists of all genders in the last 10 years, hip-hop has seen a handful of artists make their steady climb to the top of the heap. Take Drake, for example: at the start of the decade, he was a burgeoning rapper with a debut album after first entering the public eye on TV, and — regardless of what you may think of him — he now holds multiple sales and Billboard charts records. The same can be said for rhymesmiths like Kendrick Lamar and Childish Gambino, with the latter making a successful crossover from TV to music and back again while Lamar is consistently lauded for releasing multiple masterpiece LPs in the span of only a few years. Meanwhile, greats like Erykah Badu and Mary J. But the question remains: what will that renaissance look like and, more importantly, sound like?
Hot Rap Songs is a record chart published by the music industry magazine Billboard that ranks the most popular hip hop songs in the United States. At the start of the decade the chart was airplay-based, with rankings based on each track's estimated audience as monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems from a panel of radio stations. Billboard has pull, but they cannot make people who live hip-hop believe Psy is rap. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on July 3, Retrieved January 17, Archived from the original on August 3, Retrieved March 1,