Not sure I agree with all Fred Armisen’s takes on regional Southern accents, but I do applaud him recognizing the linguistic diversity of the South. Of course one of the biggest differences reflects a mix of regionalism, socio-economic boundaries, and racial identity, namely R-dropping.
One of the things I am finding interesting about North Carolina accents is the three distinctive categories. From the Raleigh westward, with growing intensity toward the Appalachians, is the accent in the video below.
I would love to hear your thoughts on accents belows. Video clips of yourself or people speaking on Youtube are welcome.