Detroit rapper Esham turned recognized for his “acid rap” type, which fused rapping with a sound that was typically primarily based in rock and heavy metal. Rappers who sampled rock songs included Ice-T, The Fat Boys, LL Cool J, Public Enemy and Whodini. The mixing of thrash metal and rap was pioneered by Anthrax on their 1987 comedy-influenced single “I’m the Man”.

Although male bands predominated publish-grunge, female solo artist Alanis Morissette’s 1995 album Jagged Little Pill, labelled as post-grunge, also turned a multi-platinum hit. Post-grunge morphed during the late Nineteen Nineties as post-grunge bands like Creed and Nickelback emerged.

While rock music has absorbed many influences and launched Western audiences to completely different musical traditions, the global spread of rock music has been interpreted as a form of cultural imperialism. Rock music inherited the folks custom of protest track, making political statements on topics such as struggle, religion, poverty, … Read More