Miami Bass

Miami bass (also known as booty music or booty bass, a term that may also include other genres, such as dirty rap) is a sub-genre of hip hop music, that became popular in the 1980s and 1990s. Its roots are directly linked to the electro-funk sound of the early 1980s, pioneered by Afrika Bambataa & The Soulsonic Force and later on by UK-based musician Paul Hardcastle. The use of the Roland TR-808 sustained kick drum, raised dance tempos, and occasional sexually explicit lyrical content differentiate it from other hip hop subgenres. Music author Richie Unterberger has characterized Miami Bass as using rhythms with a "stop start flavor" and "hissy" cymbals with lyrics that "reflected the language of the streets, particularly Miami's black neigborhoods such as Liberty City and Overtown". Miami bass has had a profound impact on the development of Baltimore Club, Southern rap, funk carioca, and other genres.

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... Miami music is varied ... Cubans brought the conga and rumba to Miami from their homelands instantly popularizing it in American culture ... In the early 1970s, the Miami disco sound came to life with TK Records, featuring the music of KC and the Sunshine Band, with such hits as "Get Down Tonight", "(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your ...
Music Of South Florida - Miami Bass
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African American Music - History - The 1980s
... Techno, Dance, Miami bass, Chicago house, Los Angeles hardcore and Washington, D.C ... Go-go developed during this period, with only Miami bass achieving mainstream success ... But, before long, Miami bass was relegated primarily to the Southeastern US, while Chicago house had made strong headways on college campuses and dance arenas (i.e ...
DJ Magic Mike - Career
... Magic Mike made his debut in the world of Miami Bass productions when he met Miami based producer/rapper Rod Whitehead (of Pryme Tyme fame) in 1986 ... Rod enlisted Mike as a DJ for his upcoming projects on Miami's Suntown Records, but after Mike reviewed the deal offered by label owner Edward Meriwether, he left the label, project unfinished ... His following album Bass is the Name of the Game in 1990 saw the Miami Bass genre reach a zenith both creatively and commercially ...
Miami Bass - History - Car Audio Bass
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