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Horrorcore

Definition of the noun Horrorcore

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  1. [music] A subgenre of hip-hop music with horror-themed lyrics and imagery.

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Horrorcore is a subgenre of hip hop music based on horror-themed lyrical content and imagery. Its origins derived from hardcore and gangsta rap artists such as the Geto Boys, which pushed the violent content of its lyrics further than most artists in the genre, as well as describing supernatural themes. The term horrorcore was popularized by openly horror-influenced hip hop groups such as Flatlinerz and Gravediggaz.

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Google previewMusic at the Extremes (2015)

Essays on Sounds Outside the Mainstream by Scott A. Wilson

Horrorcore is a style of hip-hop that samples horror films or utilizes horror themes that emerged in the late 1980s. For example, the Nightmare on Elm Street theme might be rapped over, or the lyrics will discuss possession. One of the early ...

Google previewEminem and Rap, Poetry, Race (2014)

Essays by Scott F. Parker

Horrorcore is a subgenre ...

Google previewFrom Jim Crow to Jay-Z (2011)

Race, Rap, and the Performance of Masculinity by Miles White

Horrorcore is a subgenre of hardcore hip-hop that indulges macabre themes such as homicide, rape, and torture taken from horror and slasher films but that also borrow from heavy metal rock and bands such as Black Sabbath and Judas ...

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Small photo of DENVER MARCH 03: Rapper Shaggy 2 Dope of the Horrorcore Rap band Insane Clown Posse performs in concert March 3, 2000 at the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO.Small photo of DENVER MARCH 03: Rapper Shaggy 2 Dope of the Horrorcore Rap band Insane Clown Posse performs in concert March 3, 2000 at the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO.Small photo of DENVER MARCH 03: Rapper Shaggy 2 Dope of the Horrorcore Rap band Insane Clown Posse performs in concert March 3, 2000 at the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO.Small photo of DENVER MARCH 03: Rapper Violent J of the Horrorcore Rap band Insane Clown Posse performs in concert March 3, 2000 at the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO.Small photo of DENVER MARCH 03: Rapper Shaggy 2 Dope of the Horrorcore Rap band Insane Clown Posse performs in concert March 3, 2000 at the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO.Small photo of DENVER MARCH 03: Rapper Shaggy 2 Dope of the Horrorcore Rap band Insane Clown Posse performs in concert March 3, 2000 at the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO.Small photo of DENVER MARCH 03: Rapper Shaggy 2 Dope of the Horrorcore Rap band Insane Clown Posse performs in concert March 3, 2000 at the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO. More...

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Video shows what horrorcore means. A subgenre of hip-hop music with horror-themed lyrics and imagery.. Horrorcore Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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