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The official March Madness thread

5th Letter
5th Letter Black Identified Extremist Members, Moderators, Writer Posts: 37,068 Regulator
We all know about the college basketball tournament known as March Madness, I decided to come up with a concept like that but apply it to hip hop. This years theme is hip hop groups. I've compiled a list of 32 groups. They will be broken up into 4 regions.

The regions are the Northeast (Queens region), Southeast (Atlanta region), Midwest (Cleveland region) West (Compton region)

The groups from each regions are as followed

Queens region

1. Run DMC
Wu Tang Clan
A Tribe Called Quest
De La Soul
Naughty By Nature
EPMD
Mobb Deep
Public Enemy


Atlanta region

1. Outkast
Goodie Mob
The Clipse
Little Brother
Hot Boys
8ball & MJG
3-6 Mafia
Cunninlynguist


Cleveland region

1. Bone Thugs N Harmony
D-12
Do or Die
Slum Village
Geto Boys
UGK
St Lunatics
Crucial Conflict


Compton region

1. NWA
Pharcyde
Cypress Hill
Dogg Pound
Westside Connection
Above The Law
The Luniz
Hieroglyphics

Comments

  • 5th Letter
    5th Letter Black Identified Extremist Members, Moderators, Writer Posts: 37,068 Regulator
    The matchups will be announced later.
  • Rhyme_Religion
    Rhyme_Religion Members Posts: 1,012 ✭✭✭✭
    The Tourney is wide open this year. Anybody can win , well but Chi State
  • Rhyme_Religion
    Rhyme_Religion Members Posts: 1,012 ✭✭✭✭
    The Tourney is wide open this year. Anybody can win , well but Chi State

    Jamaica delete that post

    I'm gone off this Kush

    I thought I was in cheap seats and this was a MM Tourney thread
  • lamontbdc
    lamontbdc 16th & UMembers Posts: 18,824 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I thought i was in cheap seat too i was just bout to post some 🤬 bout Georgetown

    anyway good thread and outkast gonna win
  • Ibex
    Ibex Members Posts: 7,935 ✭✭✭✭✭
    How did D-12 make the tournament? And Geto Boys should be a 1 seed
  • 5th Letter
    5th Letter Black Identified Extremist Members, Moderators, Writer Posts: 37,068 Regulator
    Couldn't think of too many mid west groups, had to even put some southern groups in the mid west to make up the difference
  • FyHunnit
    FyHunnit I'm Mad Members, Writer Posts: 9,699 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited March 2013
    Dope! Let the Madness begin!

    I'll mess around and vote Mobb Deep until they meet Outkast..
  • 5th Letter
    5th Letter Black Identified Extremist Members, Moderators, Writer Posts: 37,068 Regulator
    I wanna start the tournament next week. Mon-Thurs each regions matchups.
  • Trollio
    Trollio Trollololololololololol Members Posts: 25,817 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I got money on geto boys and pharcyde to meet in the west finals

    Wu tang and outkast in the east
  • 5th Letter
    5th Letter Black Identified Extremist Members, Moderators, Writer Posts: 37,068 Regulator
    edited March 2013
    Queens region matchup

    1. Run DMC vs 8. Naughty By Nature
    2. Wu Tang Clan vs 7. De La Soul
    3. A Tribe Called Quest vs 6. Mobb Deep
    4. Public Enemy vs 5. EPMD




    Atlanta region matchups

    1. Outkast vs 8. Cunninlynguist
    2. Hot Boys vs 7. Little Brother
    3. 8ball & MJG vs 6. The Clipse
    4. Goodie Mob vs 5. 3-6 Mafia








    Cleveland region matchup

    1. Bone Thugs N Harmony vs 8. Crucial Conflict
    2. Geto Boys vs 7. D-12
    3. UGK vs 6. St Lunatics
    4. Do or Die vs 5. Slum Village







    Compton region matchup

    1. NWA vs 8. Hieroglyphics
    2. Dogg Pound vs 7. Above The Law
    3. Cypress Hill vs 6. The Luniz
    4. Pharcyde vs 5. Westside Connection




  • jono
    jono Right fist = power, left fist = unity Members Posts: 30,280 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Fun concept, feelings will be caught. I'm down, I just hope for some diverse opinions...last thing we need is echo chambers
  • KillaCham
    KillaCham M0D SQUAD™ Members, Moderators Posts: 11,415 Regulator
    For those still up, here's a late night preview of the brackets I just made:

    i6mslz.jpg

    Thoughts?
  • 5th Letter
    5th Letter Black Identified Extremist Members, Moderators, Writer Posts: 37,068 Regulator
    So in the next round the following have already advanced

    Queens region

    1. Run DMC vs 4. Public Enemy
    2. Wu Tang Clan vs A Tribe Called Quest


    Atlanta region

    1. Outkast vs 4. Goodie Mob
    2.Hot Boys vs 3. 8Ball & MJG


    Cleveland region

    1. Bone Thugs N Harmony vs 4. Do or Die
    2. Geto Boys vs 3. UGK


    Compton region

    1. NWA vs 5. Westside Connection
    2. Dogg Pound vs 3. Cypress Hill
  • Stew
    Stew Rap Music Is My Religion HTTRMembers, Moderators, Writer Posts: 52,234 Regulator
    How Outkast gotta go up against Goodie Mob? U aint 🤬 Jamaica
  • killaguwop
    killaguwop Members Posts: 768 ✭✭✭✭
    thread is lame as flat ass
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