Cloud rap

subgenre of hip hop music

Cloud rap is a subgenre of Southern rap and trap music. It also has some characteristics of lo-fi because it has a relaxed sound.[1][2]

Rappers Lil B and producer Clams Casino are seen as key people in this genre's founding.[1][2] The term "cloud rap" is inspired by internet.[3]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "The FACT Dictionary: How dubstep, juke and cloud rap got their names". FACT Magazine. 2013-07-10. Retrieved 2020-10-29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Collect This Rare Clams Casino and Lil B Interview About the New Clams Casino Album '32 Levels'". Retrieved 2020-10-29.
  3. "Post-authentic digitalism in cloud rap | Request PDF". ResearchGate. Retrieved 2020-10-29.