Quavo, Offset and Takeoff of Migos perform onstage at 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
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7 artists Atlantans love the most, based on YouTube views

It’s no surprise music fans in America’s hip-hop capital are more inclined to favor the rhymes and beats of rap (and trap).

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That’s according to the New York Times’ data-driven Upshot analysis on what music Americans love the most based on YouTube video views from spring’s Billboard Top 100 artists.

After determining the 50 most-watched YouTube artists of the lot, the analysts created fan maps for each to identify where artists’ biggest fans are.

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The darker the shade on the map, the more popular the artist in that specific area.

The lighter, the more likely people in that region favored other artists.

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The most popular artist overall was Atlanta rapper Future, who, unsurprisingly, fared quite well with Atlantans.

In fact, of the most popular 50 artists or groups, four are either Atlanta natives (Future, Migos, Lil Yachty) or are closely associated with Atlanta (Gucci Mane). 

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These are the seven artists Atlantans love to love the most, according to Upshot:

Future

Future fan map from New York Times’ Upshot analysis, “What Music Do Americans Love the Most?”
Photo: The New York Times

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Rae Sremmord

Rae Sremmord fan map from New York Times’ Upshot analysis, “What Music Do Americans Love the Most?”
Photo: The New York Times

Migos

Migos fan map from New York Times’ Upshot analysis, “What Music Do Americans Love the Most?”
Photo: The New York Times

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Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert fan map from New York Times’ Upshot analysis, “What Music Do Americans Love the Most?”
Photo: The New York Times

Gucci Mane

Gucci Mane fan map from New York Times’ Upshot analysis, “What Music Do Americans Love the Most?”
Photo: The New York Times

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Travis Scott

Travis Scott fan map from New York Times’ Upshot analysis, “What Music Do Americans Love the Most?”
Photo: The New York Times

Lil Yachty

Lil Yachty fan map from New York Times’ Upshot analysis, “What Music Do Americans Love the Most?”
Photo: The New York Times

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Additionally, while Kodak Black isn’t as popular in Atlanta proper, the South Florida rapper has quite the following in southern Georgia.

Kodak Black fan map from New York Times’ Upshot analysis, “What Music Do Americans Love the Most?”
Photo: The New York Times

Explore the full “What music do Americans love the most?” analysis at NYTimes.com.

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