Country music and hip-hop have long vacillated between looking to each other for inspiration and staring at each other warily. Here are 29 examples that run the gamut: Billboard chart-toppers and anthems from insular microscenes; shiny, opportunistic pop collaborations and mud-soaked obscurities; novelty records and sincere simpatico style unions. Each one, in its own way, shifted the idea of what country-rap comity could sound like.
And it has been extremely popular on TikTok, the social-video sharing app. In the casual video, the two dance side by side in a parking lot, Wilson taking her cues from Brown, sashaying and spinning and doing the butterfly just a split second behind him. There is, however, one twist to this feel-good story. And its performer is black, still a relative rarity in the country music industry. It is historically cloistered, presenting significant roadblocks to outsiders — the charts reflect those pressures. Just ask the women of country music. He deploys a country twang earned growing up spending summers in the rural South.
“Belts to Match,” UGK (1999)
The song, which quickly became a meme , is over the top and hilarious but it also slaps. There've been some missteps, sure, but there are also quite a few examples of the two genres coming together seamlessly. Below, I've compiled a somewhat comprehensive list of some of the best "country" rap tunes out there on the internet. Beautiful Thugger Girls was kinda slept on?
Country rap or Country hip hop is a fusion genre of popular music blasting country music with hip hop -style rapping. The lyric "From L. Rutt heard a performance of the minstrel song " Old Aunt Jemima " The song " Rappin' Duke " is a parody of western film star John Wayne : "Two hundred punks, well, what you gonna do? The song also contains a reference to " Old Folks at Home " UGK became pioneer of the hardcore Southern rap style that emerged after the success of the Geto Boys , which they started to call "country rap".