Snap music


Snap music

Infobox Music genre
name = Snap music
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stylistic_origins = Southern hip-hop Fingersnapping
cultural_origins = Early 00s, ATL, Bay area; US
instruments = Drum machine, PC, Vocals
popularity = mid-late 00s
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other_topics = Snap dance

Snap music is a type of music that emerged from Atlanta, Georgia. The subgenre of music soon became popular and artists from other southern states began to emerge. Tracks commonly consist of only an 808 (bass or kick drum), hi-hat, bass, snapping, a main groove, and a vocal track. Invented for use at nightclubs, it is unusually languid for normal dance music, with a slow tempo.

Notable acts

* D4L
* Ying Yang Twins
* Soulja Boy Tell 'Em
* Qockar
* Dem Franchize Boyz
* Da Muzicianz

References


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