The Train to Fame Travels at 132 BPM

In the early '90s, a string of hits produced by Jacksonville artists carried Southern hip-hop to the masses

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In observance of Black Music Appreciation Month, we’re celebrating the musical contributions of Black artists, including those from Jacksonville. This article was originally published in June of 2021. Boom. Bottom. Slump. Knock. Quake. Drop. All aliases for the mover and shaker: Bass. The syrupy low end of countless hip-hop albums serves as the sonic signature of an entire genre: Bass …

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