Posse cut: a popular form of song in hip-hop music that involves successive verses by four or more rappers.
Today, a "posse cut" is more or lessÂ a marketing scheme. For a record label, what easier way is there to sell a single than by getting all of the biggest artists of the time and putting them on one song? It's likeÂ The AvengersÂ for rap fans!
For this list,Â we attempt to illustrate the evolution of hip-hop's soundÂ over time. Beginning in the late 1980s and carry through to today, the posse cutsÂ found here are presented in chronological order for direct comparison to songs of rap music's past.
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