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October 26, 2019 1 Comment

What Is Hip-Hop Culture?

  • Hip hop is an African-American, Latin American and Caribbean phenomenon developed in Bronx, New York City. Hip hop is an art and cultural movement whose name's source is often disputed.
  • Simultaneously hip hop is a new and old movement, which indicates that much of the community revolves around the concept of evolving the historical songs, habits, and perceptions for modern audiences due to the importance of sample tracks, bass lines from old recordings into art form. 
  • In hip hop culture, it is considered "flipping," copying and reusing old culture in a modern context or layout. 
  • In the footprints of previous styles like blues, jazz, rag-timers, funks, salsas, and fusion hip hop music is amongst the most studied genres all over the world.

Some Cool Hip Hop Facts

Major Hip Hop artists continued their long and fruitful careers not just in hip hop, but also in movies and industry. Hip hop has reinterpreted how we hear music by merging the sounds and rhythms of a varied genre.

Check out some true and cool “Hip Hop Facts” that will amaze you.

  • Hip Hop was born in 1973 somewhere in the Bronx where a birthday celebration was going on. A big change in music started with a little move. 
  • At the end of the 1970s, DJ Kool Herc began spinning records for parties. His real innovation came from his assessment of the reaction of spectators to various areas of his track.
  • The word ' break dance ' was also derived from the breakbeat DJing of Kool Herc. He named the performing "boys" and "girls" as b-boys and b-girls, When they danced, they were represented as "breaking."
  • By 1979, Hip hop has its first hit. The Sugar Hill Gang has been able to demonstrate "Good Times." With "Rapper's Delight," the Sugar Hill Band has added rap humor and lyrics to classical music.
  • The N.W.A. or "Niggas With Attitude" is one of the most anti-establishment music groups to take the mic. Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Easy-E, Arabian Prince, DJ Yella came to work in public compliance and indifference in South California. The mentality and behavior with attitude that reinforced the rhymes served to characterize gangster rap style.
  • Dr. Dre established a reputation as a performer, maker, and guide in Hip-Hop. Prior to recording as an artist, he was a leading member of N.W.A. Aftermath Entertainment was established by him and musicians such as Snoop Dogg and 50 Cent began their careers.

Hip- Hop In 2019

Reading the Hip Hop facts might excites you the 2019 generation who is more involved in beats and rapping are still unaware of “The True Unfiltered” facts. Presently this culture is the most hyped form of culture which includes the modern dancing like breakdancing, b-boying, freestyle, etc and rappers from many origins have came into limelight by following the hip- hop culture. The man who started this culture back in the late 1970s might be thinking how vast this tradition has gone among the people and how widely it is now practiced worldwide. 

1 Response

Maya :)
Maya :)

December 20, 2021

This article is AMAZING I used it for my hip hop assigment and it really helped!

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