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Rap metal
Stylistic origins Rap rock, heavy metal, hip hop
Cultural origins Mid-to-late 1980s, United States
Typical instruments Rapping - Vocals - Electric guitar - Bass guitar - Drums - Turntables - Sampler - Keyboard
Mainstream popularity Underground in 1980s, moderate in early 1990s, gained much mainstream success in the mid-90s.
Other topics
Rap rock - Rapcore - Nu metal - Alternative metal

Rap metal is a subgenre of rap rock which fuses vocal and usually instrumental elements of hip hop music with heavy metal. Rap metal is often confused with rap rock and rapcore.