Stands for Real Hip Hop. The opposite of rap, especially all the mainstream crap on the radio. Most people who listen to the radio probably have never even heard of RHH, and they usually deny the existence of a difference between RHH and rap. But anyone who actually knows anything about real music can tell you the difference between rap and RHH
Key differences between RHH and rap:
Rap is usually about rims/sex/money/cars while RHH is usually about tough times on the streets, tryin' to get by, how the man is always keepin niggas down, etc
Rap overuses autotune to appeal to twelve year old white girls, while RHH actually features gangsta beats and people with flow rapping.
Rap sucks, and RHH is awesome.
Rap artists include lil wayne, TI, T-Pain, RHH artists include Talib Kweli, Nas, Kanye West, DangerMouse, DJ Premier
conversation between Rap fan and RHH fan:
RHH fan: You listen to hip hop?
Rap fan: Yeah man.
RHH fan: What you listen to?
Rap fan: Just whatever, you know?
RHH: Like who?
Rap fan: You know, T-Pain, TI, Soulja boy. But the best is lil wayne.
RHH fan: That's not Hip Hop, that's rap.
Rap fan: Whatever dude, same thing.
RHH fan: No there is a difference. And lil wayne sucks.
Rap fan: Shut up hater lil wayne's awesome
RHH fan: Yeah right. Nas is a million times better.
Rap fan: Who?
RHH fan: Go die