Breaking Down the New Wave of Subgenres in Music

Whether you consider yourself a hip-hop head or a soul sista, nowadays there’s way more to music than the basics. As artists started and continue to blend and blur the genre lines, there’s an abundance of different categories they can now classify themselves in. That being said, a pop star like Justin Beiber can seamlessly venture off into hip-hop without as much as a raise of an eyebrow.

We’ve got to admit, it’s a pretty cool way to keep the music scene fresh and in a constant state of rebirth. There are a lot of them out there, but here’s a quick rundown of the subgenres that you’re familiar with, or at least subconsciously. You like EDM? Maybe you prefer your hip-hop with a blend of soul. Either way, you’ll definitely appreciate this one.

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