Hip hop may have began with a handful of Bronx youth in the 1970s, but as it spread across the United States during the 80s and 90s, hundreds of artists emerged. As a result, hip hop developed various styles, each geared toward a different demographic and geographic location. The following video showcases those styles. Can you tell the differences?
Brandon Loran Maxwell is a Mexican American writer, speaker and essayist. His writings have appeared at The Hill, Salon, Townhall, The Washington Examiner, The Oregonian, and The Foundation For Economic Education, among others. He often writes about prison reform, immigration reform, pop culture, music, and Chicano culture. He resides on the West Coast.