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Old 04-17-2015, 02:27 PM
 
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Does Atlanta have a stronger hipster vibe to it than Houston?
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Old 04-17-2015, 03:37 PM
 
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Why all the Atl vs Houston comparisons on CD. Dallas would be a better choice to compare.
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Old 04-17-2015, 03:45 PM
 
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Not in my opinion. Atlanta is still largely dominated by hip-hop urban wear. Houston has more people that follow trends such as the hipster style that are popular with many different age groups and cultures from those in the high schools to the universities.
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Old 04-17-2015, 03:52 PM
 
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Not in my opinion. Atlanta is still largely dominated by hip-hop urban wear. Houston has more people that follow trends such as the hipster style that are popular with many different age groups and cultures from those in the high schools to the universities.
Houston is one of America's hip hop epicenters along with Atlanta both cities have a huge hip hop scene. Your opinion of Houston fits Austin more.
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Old 04-17-2015, 04:02 PM
 
Location: 98004 / 30327
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Does Atlanta have a stronger hipster vibe to it than Houston?
Why take our word for it? Someone with even less of a life compiled a list of the best hipster neighborhoods in the US.

FWIW, Atlanta appears on the list at #16. Houston a few places back at #20. Neither city is very hipster, overall.

http://www.forbes.com/pictures/mhj45...gallerycontent
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Old 04-17-2015, 05:38 PM
 
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Houston isn't a hipster city. Too business oriented. There are hipster districts scattered around the inner loop. Austin is more of an overall hipster city.
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Old 04-17-2015, 06:04 PM
 
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Houston isn't a hipster city. Too business oriented. There are hipster districts scattered around the inner loop. Austin is more of an overall hipster city.
Yep. Austin, along with Portland, is the quintessential hipster city.

In sheer numbers, places like LA and SF may have more hipsters because they're bigger cities, but hipster culture doesn't define them the way it seems to define Austin and Portland.
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Old 04-17-2015, 06:30 PM
 
Location: Macon, GA
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Not in my opinion. Atlanta is still largely dominated by hip-hop urban wear. Houston has more people that follow trends such as the hipster style that are popular with many different age groups and cultures from those in the high schools to the universities.
"Hipster" and "Hip-Hop Urban Wear" is almost synonymous nowadays. i.e. skinny jeans, fake nerd glasses, snapbacks, etc.

The only people who wear what's traditionally looked at as "urban wear" (baggy clothes, huge gold and silver chains, fitted hats) are guys in their 30s who havent learned to dress like an adult and still try to hang on to their younger years.
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Old 04-17-2015, 06:51 PM
 
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Houston is one of America's hip hop epicenters along with Atlanta both cities have a huge hip hop scene. Your opinion of Houston fits Austin more.
Houston, like Memphis, both have pioneered some things in Hip-Hop but I think they are more known for there underground scenes.

NY, LA and ATL are the true epicenters. Houston, New Orleans, St. Louis, and Memphis just had certain small time frames where the were relevant to the average casual hip hop fan. Just like Chicago's "Drill Rap" is "in" now but will be over pretty soon as it's fading out now, thankfully.
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Old 04-17-2015, 07:31 PM
 
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Houston, like Memphis, both have pioneered some things in Hip-Hop but I think they are more known for there underground scenes.

NY, LA and ATL are the true epicenters. Houston, New Orleans, St. Louis, and Memphis just had certain small time frames where the were relevant to the average casual hip hop fan. Just like Chicago's "Drill Rap" is "in" now but will be over pretty soon as it's fading out now, thankfully.
I personally prefer Houston hip over Atlanta's. Its more laid back. A lot of rappers everywhere are sippin syrup like Houston was in the 90s. It a shame ppl are sleeping on the music Dj screw made before he died r.i .p. Also the geto boys from Houston was the first successful mainstream rap group in the south in the late 80s. Houston paved the way for other cities in the south. Drake was also discovered in Houston before lil Wayne and Birdman signed him. Till this day birdman owes money to j prince for having Drake. J prince was originally going to sign him. Hence why drake has the Houston astros H tattooed on his shoulder.
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