If you don't know anything else, you probably already know that hip hop has the beat that makes you want to get up and dance. But what do you really know about hip hop dance? Did you know that this energetic dancing evolved with hip hop music and street jazz? It's true. Today, hip hop has taken its place alongside ballet, tap, jazz and ballroom dancing; to name a few.
The first notice of hip hop dance dates back to the 70's when some new moves were introduced to the dance world to…Continue
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Hip Hop Music is one of the music genres that have grown very fast since it started. Hip Hop Music was considered as a movement in New York in 1970s and 1980s. Its roots were also not very complicated, it stated with the DJ scratching a record as the MC raps; the two would come up with the music that is now referred to as hip hop. Today a lot has changed when it comes to making beats for Hip Hop Music. With the evolution of advance technology it has been made possible to come up with…Continue
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Back in the 80s when I turned on the radio looking for rap music, the sound was must different than it's become today. The first problem was trying to find an FM station that played hip hop in their rotation.
I remember fondly the diversity of sounds, beats, lyrics, styles, and subjects expressed in hip hop music. If you wanted to hear a Malcolm X speech, just listen to a Public Enemy song. If you wanted to get your groove on at the club, Kid 'N Play was tunes you wanted to…Continue
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Hip Hop and RnB have without question been the dominant music genre of the 2000's. Approximately 40% of number one hits throughout this period have either been hip hop or RnB illustrating perfectly how a once obscure music genre can dominate the mainstream music charts for a decade so much so, that it has created a subculture unto itself.
If you don't know, the father of Hip Hop culture was DJ Afrika Bambaataa who forged the 5 pillars of hip hop culture being DJ'ing, MC'ing,…Continue
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Hip hop is fun indeed and there is no limit to this fun. Millions of people daily have a dose of hip hop music to fulfill their lust for this genre. Hip hop has many hard core fans, those who can die for it and those who can live for it. Realizing the importance that hip hop music gained in the lives of people it was thought that it could make a difference. The thought proved to be right and hip hop started addressing social issues.
Racism was common few decades ago in American-African…
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Hip-hop isn't just about music. Hip-hop is about dance, art, expression, pain, love, racism, sexism, broken families, hard times, overcoming adversity and the search for God. It's a culture, a way of life, a language, a fashion, a set of values, and a unique perspective. Hip-hop is about trying to live out the American dream from the bottom up.
Hip-Hop culture is a unique phenomenon because it does incorporate and affect so many different cultures, ages and classes. In the early…Continue
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