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Genre: bay area hip hop

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Parent Genre: Hip Hop

Bay Area hip hop is a subgenre of hip hop music that originated in the San Francisco Bay Area. It is known for its unique sound that blends elements of West Coast and Southern hip hop, as well as its focus on party and dance-oriented themes. The genre has produced many successful artists who have gained national and international recognition. The music often features heavy basslines, catchy hooks, and lyrics that celebrate the Bay Area lifestyle.


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Most popular bay area hip hop albums

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Yoc Influenced
1998
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Lifted n' Gifted, Vol. 1
2014
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MANDATORY THUGGIN
2024
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Wicked Ways Of A Ryda
2021
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Mixed Emotions
2022
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From Tha Barz 2 Da Block
2015
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Getto Boy (Deluxe)
2021
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Sly Slick N Wicked
2011
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Nightmare
2023
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Streets Raised Me: a Gangster Epidemic
2020
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T.C. & The Enhancer's Producer's Cuts
2005
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Takin No Shortz
2007
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Jealousy Will Never Cease
2001
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Welcome to the Sev
2019
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Rectify
2023
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The Hogfather
2018

bay area hip hop music by decade

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List of bay area hip hop artists

Here is a list of bay area hip hop artists on Spotify, ranked based on popularity, who exemplifies the bay area hip hop genre. You can find out what bay area hip hop genre sounds like where you can preview artists or sort them the way you want, just click the headers to sort.

#namepopularityfollowers
1 37 64849
2 36 36927
3 34 19103
4 41 24851
5 34 18757
6 39 33980
7 31 13189
8 31 19026
9 34 15777
10 33 36044
11 22 37699
12 32 1885
13 31 11484
14 30 2199
15 21 17060
16 27 4304
17 27 1019
18 26 10198
19 26 3683
20 26 2897
21 25 11718
22 15 9364
23 24 5197
24 24 9746
25 24 16542
26 14 10207
27 23 3211
28 23 11503
29 16 11650
30 22 13254
31 22 8336
32 22 6172
33 22 5253
34 22 7701
35 21 3474
36 21 5947
37 21 15365
38 21 5480
39 20 7737
40 19 19817
41 18 6112
42 18 759
43 18 7782
44 18 3485
45 18 6186
46 18 3592
47 17 2302
48 17 4706
49 17 1459
50 17 4638
51 17 6458
52 17 750
53 14 4608
54 16 4148
55 16 1235
56 16 10099
57 15 3792
58 15 15545
59 15 2207
60 15 1538
61 15 7466
62 14 7296
63 14 6326
64 14 2678
65 9 1401
66 13 9625
67 13 6759
68 13 945
69 13 1023
70 13 5415
71 12 3790
72 12 7368
73 12 1764
74 12 1372
75 12 5723
76 9 3790
77 11 2550
78 10 2148
79 11 1874
80 11 843
81 11 385
82 11 615
83 11 759
84 11 1711
85 11 878
86 11 3021
87 10 3187
88 10 4780
89 10 2189
90 10 4298
91 10 3796
92 10 1413
93 10 3536
94 10 1083
95 10 304
96 9 545
97 9 358
98 9 1326
99 9 304
100 8 377

bay area hip hop playlist created by Chosic

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