New Orleans Bounces Back

Sep 6, 2006 by

Here are a few recent articles about New Orleans’ bounce music after Katrina and how the rap artists are asking fans to get down and dirty in a whole New New Orleans way.

This article has a Bounce Primer and slang dictionary in the sidebar for the unbounced.

Here is a NYTimes article about the history of rap in New Orleans.

This is a bounce blog with all of their articles about New Orleans.

In the months following the hurricane, New Orleans rappers and deejays — scattered from Dallas to Atlanta to Miami — released songs with titles like ‘My FEMA People,’ ‘1,000 Miles to Downtown’ and ‘F*** Katrina’ (the ‘Katrina Song’) that have remade their particular brand of hip-hop into an oral history of the hurricane and its aftermath.[1]

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