I'm curious why people, in general- music, media, etc. will list gangsta rap under hip-hop.
while rap can fit into hip-hop, not gangsta rap. Hip hop = funk, rap, baggy pants (not dangling pants), graffiti, etc.
I dress sort of "hip hoppy" (lol) but not anything like a ghetto gangster.
Jet Set Radio explains what hip hop is best imo. Truly nails it.
Linkin Park is more of a hip hop band than Snoop Dogg. Much more.
This is where the connection between rap and hip hop is