Country Rap Taking Over?

With the continued growth of country rap, some are beginning to ask how far is this genre going to go? Is country rap going to take over and be found on both top 40 and country radio? It seems to be that country rap really already is starting to have more air time on different genres of radio. With the many different collaborations being produced, and the fans spreading the word on their favorite hick hop artist it would appear…

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ACHY BREAKY REMIX.. WAIT WHAT?

Recently the world was exposed to something many of us probably didn’t see coming. Perhaps we should have, considering who his daughter is, and there is the old saying the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Achy Breaky 2 was released and very quickly received several million views on YouTube. What could possibly draw people to the video? We’ve all heard the song, whether we wanted to or not, and sure it had its moment when it glistened in…

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Warning Labels Come With Labels?

Let’s talk about labels.. When should an artist sign with a label, or should they at all? Well, let’s talk about the cons, because there are some pretty significant ones. If you’re going to sign with a label you better be always ready to pay other people, who will be hovering over you waiting on their payday. The label generally fronts some money, as an investment, and like any investment wants to see the return. This is everything from merchandise…

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This Raps For You

Country rap is growing like wildfire across the country and even in other parts of the world! When you see and hear not only traditional country artists, but also hip hop artists talking about and getting involved in country rap, something’s happening. Not long ago we saw the artist know as P. Diddy show up to the CMA award show. Why? Well, my interpretation of it was that he was making a statement that he is going to be on…

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Country Rap Doing Work!

I’ve noticed that some people, as we have discussed are a little shy when it comes to country rap. That being said I have also come to the conclusion that once you explain what it is to them, they are much more receptive. So let us talk a minute about why country rap works, and is going to work. We already know that there is an audience who enjoys country rap, and will likely continue to like and support it.…

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Country Rap. Are people afraid?

What is your favorite radio station to listen to? Do you listen to the same station all the time, or do you every once in a while change the station? More importantly, do you ever change it from your favorite station and hear a song you’ve never heard before and like it?! I am looking for a better understanding of why people are timid of country rap. I think I can tell you. We know people like country music, most…

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The Country Rap Travesty

Welcome back. So I have your attention? Well, lets talk about the other side of country rap. Possibly the YouTube “supa” stars. You know the ones who don’t sell any records and simply have a lot of views on YouTube? Same guys who also listen to another artist song and make it more fly, add some flavor? Well, believe it or not this exists in the country rap genre, and unfortunately most aren’t aware at all. But lets take a…

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So You Think You Can Country Rap?

So you think you can country rap? Well, apparently a lot of artists think they can. I suppose really as long as they find success who am I to measure it. After all, some think Brooks & Dunn walked on water, such as myself, and others who dislike them (for some reason). So really how to you measures the success/likeability of these artists? Records sales? Concerts? Charts? YouTube? Social Media?! Okay, perhaps I’m reaching a bit, which really I can…

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