Jersey Club
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Jersey Club

Jersey club, also known as Brick City club, is a breakbeat genre of music. Created in Newark, New Jersey with roots in Baltimore club, Jersey club is a staccato, bass heavy style of hip-hop featuring tempos around 130-140bpm and heavily spliced samples.[1]

Jersey club music originated during the 90's, specifically in the city of Newark (affectionately nicknamed "Brick City"[2]). It was pioneered by DJ Tameil, DJ Tim Dolla, Mike V and DJ Black Mic of the "Brick Bandits Crew" who were largely influenced by the Baltimore club scene of the 80's.[3][4]

Now, the style and its direct derivatives are becoming known on the internet due to music sharing websites and social media such as SoundCloud, Vine and YouTube, becoming popular across the United States, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe.[5][6][7][8]

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References

  1. ^ "Over the past 15 years, Jersey club has become a widespread cultural phenomenon in its home state. But recently, the sound's booming kick drums have gone global. Mike Steyels tells its story". RA: Resident Advisor. Retrieved . 
  2. ^ "FiftyOne:FiftyOne: Whats Up With Brick City Club?". Fiftyonefiftyone.com. November 10, 2006. Archived from the original on March 11, 2016. Retrieved 2016. 
  3. ^ "DJ Uniique and The Rise of Jersey Club". Thump. Retrieved . 
  4. ^ "What Is Jersey Club Music? | Run The Trap". Trap Music Blog - Run The Trap: The Best Hip Hop, EDM & Club. 2013-10-13. Retrieved . 
  5. ^ "Metronome: R3LL". Insomniac. Retrieved . 
  6. ^ "DJ 4B Talks Wu-Tang, Jersey Nightlife and not categorising his music". Stony Roads - The quintessential stop for everything Dance Music. Retrieved . 
  7. ^ "Jersey Club in New Zealand? VICE and BOSE are investigating why with their Seeds and Stems series". Hhhhappy.com. Retrieved . 
  8. ^ The 41 Best Jersey Club Songs Ever https://www.billboard.com/photos/7817703/best-jersey-club-tracks-of-all-time-dance-music via @billboard

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