Repping your hometown is part of the very bedrock foundations of rap. What better way to show your hometown pride than a Lazy Scranton—style salute broadcast to the rest of the world?
YouTube is full of various amateur rappers who picked up a camcorder and spit the hot stuff about where they live. The results are decidedly hilarious.
Arlington, Virginia set the bar for hometown raps very high with this video. Starbucks, anyone?
Nearby Fairfax, VA got a little riled up by Arlington claiming to be the "hardest town" in the DC Metro Area, and posted this hilarious retaliation rap.
These precocious little guys rep their home state of Colorado as hard as they drink and party.
Life in Vermont is a lot like being in the Shire in Lord of the Rings. You'd probably complain about hippies and expensive pizza if you lived there, too.
Utah is a place shrouded in wholesome mystery for most people. Luckily for us, Mormons can rap.
Hearing "Baco" mentioned usually sends a shiver down Californians' spines: they're the self declared "armpit of the state." Thankfully, this hilarious video does the city some justice.
MAINE, pt. 1
Lobster loving Maine-iacs like this guy may be one of the best parts about growing up in New England. They're wicked funny.
BRISTOL, RHODE ISLAND
Rhode Island may be the smallest state in the country, but damn does Bristol have tons of places to eat!
MURRAY HILL, MANHATTAN, NY
While this song may not be a rap, anyone who has been to Murray Hill knows that this is the perfect hommage to the neighborhood that every New Yorker loves to hate.
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY
Growing up in Westchester is hard mostly due to the fact that you have to drive around in a BMW.
I give credit to people who can rap about places like Spokane. I don't think pine trees really do much for hip hop types.
There are few places in America that are as back country as Northwoods, WI. When's the last time you saw a tractor in a rap video?
Ever heard of Fosston, MN? Didn't think so. But if pro-God ice cream is your thing, you might want to check it out!
ROCHESTER HILLS, NY
Taco Bell? Abercrombie & Fitch? Basketball camp? Yea, you're rapping about the suburbs.