When Atlanta’s OutKast got into the rap game in 1992, the scene was dominated by West Coast players like Dr. Dre and Snoop, while New York crew the Wu-Tang Clan were staging a campaign to yank hip-hop’s center back East. But OutKast, along with Southern pioneers like Master P and Eightball & MJG, have since inspired countless MCs to drop drawl-drenched verses. Today, rhymers, DJs, and producers come from every corner of the Dirty South, as this all-star map attests.
Posted September 19 2003 — 12:00 AM EDT
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