In regards to the Southern lifestyle and culture it would be very hard for anyone to argue that Memphis and its music heritage from Blues leading up to Rap hasn't played a major role in the culture that is now influencing not only a nation, but a world of people's current lifestyle, culture and trend. From Atlanta to New York from Japan to U.K., ask anyone and they'll tell you Memphis rap is a signature sound on their list of influences.
Since 2001, MemphisRap.com has been your digital magazine and source to news, artists, music, photos, videos, the latest trends, reviews, interviews and more.
MemphisRap.com was founded by publishers Hosea Mays, Jr "M Town Luv" and Charla Littlejohn and launched in 2001.
*Worldwide, MemphisRap.com reaches over 200,000 new internet users every month and is the most popular Specialty Hip-Hop site on the web and most visited rap/hip-hop website in the Mid-South Metro market."
*Measured according to Alexa, Webalizer© and Weblog© stats
Such publications as FOX, WMCTV Channel 5, The Source, Ozone Magazine, Business Journal, Commercial Appeal, New York Times, BBC News and many others utilize MemphisRap.com. The site has working relationships with many online news sources and offline sources including newspapers, print magazines, television and radio outlets.
"Since its inception in 2001, MemphisRap.com has become a clearinghouse for local hip hop artists and their fans. Artists look to the site for guidance while fans worldwide flock to the site to keep up with the latest industry news and gossip." – Memphis Business Journal Jan 2005
"..90% of the urban content I write about comes from visiting MemphisRap.com" ~ Donnie Snow [People Magazine], Commercial Appeal
"MemphisRap.com is the most important information portal in the Memphis area!" ~ Antonio Parkinson, Memphis & Shelby County Music Commission
"Your site is great! Look forward to you being our guide to the local music scene again soon." Tristen Quinn, Producer BBC Newswire