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My Year of Mixtapes Week 34: Booty Bass

My Year of Mixtapes Week 34: Booty Bass

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Playa Poncho, Splack Pack, 2 Live Crew, Disco & The City Boyz, Half Pint and more.

This week, as a palette-cleanser for the non-disco-fans after all the disco of recent weeks, is a mixtape of Booty Bass. The term "booty bass" really comprises a lot of genres (Miami Bass, Freestyle, Hip Hop Electro, and Detroit Electrofunk to name a few), but they're all pretty much tied together by big, 808-driven drum machine breaks topped off with raps about ass-shaking. The key differences between this stuff and, say, ghettotech/ghetto house/juke would be the breakbeats, and the hip-hop song structure.

It's easy to forget how HUGE this stuff was in the states in the '90s, but looking back on it a lot of these tracks were Top 40 mega-hits here. I've been told by a few people that this stuff never really made it across the pond, which is a shame. I guess this was our cultural equivalent of UK Garage, perhaps?

Anyway, for this tape I've left out the Detroit Electro / Electrofunk stuff, which... (full text at http://yearofmixtapes.blogspot.com/20...)

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