The 10 Most Unnecessary Genre Names Ending in “Step”

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For some reason, the word "step" has been used, misused, and overused within a number of dance music genres over the last few decades, from drum & bass sub-genres to the many manifestations of dubstep. While sometimes they are used properly, there are instances where its as if a producer/writer is trying to invent a genre or scene where there isn't one. Dubstep made sense (even though many still fight the use of the word "dub" in it), but some of these genre names? It's downright frustrating trying to explain and understand their existence. Here are some of the worst offenders, or worst "step"-children if you will.

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