Throwback Jams: Dirty South Dance

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In the early 2000s, a wave of dance music hit the rap and R&B scene with a vengeance, emanating from the dirty South with Atlanta as its home base. Knocking  808s, fat bass lines, and infectious call-and-respond lyrics with accompanying choreography had the nation hitting the 1, 2 step or Dougie on command.

With summertime in full bloom, it’s about time we dig in the crates and dust off some of our favorite Southern dance tracks that will surely be in rotation at day parties and family BBQs this season.

Lil Jon “Snap Yo Fingers”

Ciara Feat. Petey Pablo “Goodies”

Lil Boosie Feat. Foxx & Webbie “Wipe Me Down”

Juvenile “Back That A–– Up”

Outkast “B.O.B”

Crime Mob “Rock Yo Hips”

Usher “Yeah”

BHI “Do It Do It (Pool Palace)”

Choppa Feat. Master P “Choppa Style”

Petey Pablo Feat. Rasheeda “Vibrate”

Bubba Sparxxx Feat. Ying Yang Twins and Mr. ColliPark “Ms. New Booty”

DJ Unk “Walk It Out”

Lil Wil “My Dougie”

Nelly “Flap Your Wings”

Dem Franchize Boyz Feat. Jermaine Dupri, Da Brat & Bow Wow “I Think They Like Me”

Chingy “Right Thurr”

Trina “Pull Over”

GS Boyz “Stanky Leg”

F.L.Y. (Fast Life Yungstaz) “Swag Surfin'”

B-Hamp “Do the Ricky Bobby”

Ying Yang Twins “Salt Shaker”

Soulja Boy “Donk”

Hurricane Chris “Halle Berry”

Destiny’s Child “Bootylicious”

Huey “Pop, Lock & Drop It”

Mystikal “Shake It Fast”

Flo Rida “Low”

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