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View Poll Results: Which states do you believe belong in the Mid-Atlantic region?
New York 75 61.48%
New Jersey 87 71.31%
Pennsylvania 88 72.13%
Delaware 92 75.41%
Maryland 92 75.41%
Virginia 60 49.18%
West Virginia 25 20.49%
North Carolina 15 12.30%
Other (please specify) 4 3.28%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 122. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-05-2014, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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I came across this when reading an article on the Clipse (from VA Beach).



The Clipse Drop New Mixtape; Headed To Court Day With Jive | AllHipHop.com

Seems pretty clear they identify as "Mid Atlantic" down there.
That's an interesting Pusha T would bring that up. Traditionally in Hip-Hop, anything south of Washington DC was considered the part of Southern hip-hop.
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:15 PM
 
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I don't know when you are serious anymore lol
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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That's an interesting Pusha T would bring that up. Traditionally in Hip-Hop, anything south of Washington DC was considered the part of Southern hip-hop.
Well, traditionally, Washington, DC never had hip hop (they were about Go-Go), so anything south of Philadelphia was considered Southern Hip Hop. But times have changed. We can't keep living in the past. Hampton Roads has nothing in common with places like Jacksonville, New Orleans, Houston, etc. It looks more like New England than any of those places.
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:16 PM
 
Location: BMORE!
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It used to be southern, but it's effectively been taken over by Yankee transplants. The Mason-Dixon Line is getting pushed down to the VA/NC Border.

A city like Norfolk has more in common with DC or Baltimore than it does with Nashville or Atlanta.
But DC and Baltimore are southern. Baltimore is more southern than any of then because people aren't migrating here from other areas of the country. I'm still trying to convince my GF, who's from Augusta, GA, that she's still in the south.
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:17 PM
 
Location: Vineland, NJ
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The map below makes a lot of sense to me.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...cation_map.gif

Pennsylvania has a lot of cultural connections to North Carolina.



http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...cation_map.gif

Virginia is obviously very tied into the Philadelphia area. And the Baltimore dialect, as well as other dialects in Maryland, have Tidewater influences.
Are you being serious or are you trying to use reverse psychology to fool the masses yet again?
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:22 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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Mid-Atlantic architecture. This is nothing like Atlanta.

https://c2.staticflickr.com/4/3220/2...632a2c49d1.jpg

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3134/3...ea99ba93_o.jpg

Virginia is also tied into DC, Philly, NYC and Boston through the Northeast Regional.

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Boston - Providence / Springfield - Hartford - New York - Washington, DC - Lynchburg / Richmond - Petersburg - Norfolk / Newport News - Virginia Beach
Northeast Regional Train - Boston, NYC, DC, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Norfolk | Amtrak
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:23 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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But DC and Baltimore are southern. Baltimore is more southern than any of then because people aren't migrating here from other areas of the country. I'm still trying to convince my GF, who's from Augusta, GA, that she's still in the south.
Yes, they were historically southern. Now they are Mid-Atlantic along with Virginia. Numerous primary and secondary sources confirm this.
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:28 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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Besides, there's no point in arguing against history. Virginia is one of the Middle Atlantic States. It's a fact.

Mid-Atlantic states - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The sources speak louder than random opinions.
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:29 PM
 
Location: BMORE!
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Yes, they were historically southern. Now they are Mid-Atlantic along with Virginia. Numerous primary and secondary sources confirm this.
Mid Atlantic is a sub-region that stretches from north to south Atlantic states. The Mason- Dixon is where the south begins. Anything south and west of that line is in no way Northeastern.
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Old 09-05-2014, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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Mid Atlantic is a sub-region that stretches from north to south Atlantic states. The Mason- Dixon is where the south begins. Anything south and west of that line is in no way Northeastern.
We're not talking about "Northeastern." Where do you see "northeastern" anywhere in the title of the thread?

We're talking about the Mid-Atlantic. And yes, Virginia is the Mid-Atlantic. There are a bazillion sources confirming this.

Now the Northeast = New England + Mid Atlantic. Just sayin....
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