List of hip hop genres
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Hip hop music can be subdivided into various subgenres, fusions with other genres, and regional hip hop scenes.
Historical time periods
* Genres of hip-hop that are connected with rave culture
** Mix of pop, hip-hop, soul, rhythm and blues, and gospel
*** subgenre of contemporary R&B and mix of hip-hop and soul
**** Mix of Electronicore and hip-hop
United States regional scenes
American hip hop regional scenes and genres that came from them.
World genres influenced by hip hop
- Bongo Flava - Originally from Tanzania
- Cumbia rap - from Colombia
- Grime - from London, though more connected to rave culture.
- Hiplife - hip hop and highlife from Ghana
- Kwaito - South African house/hip hop fusion
- Low Bap - originally from Greece
- Merenrap - from the Dominican Republic
- Motswako - from Botswana and South Africa
- Reggae Español/Spanish Reggae - from Panama
- Reggaeton - from the Caribbean, mostly Puerto Rico
- Trip hop (or Bristol sound) - from Bristol, England
- Urban Pasifika - from New Zealand