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S: Hip Hop Culture

BC: Jarin Bias Senior Sem Informative

FC: "Culture is a way of life that combines intellectual, spiritual, and aesthetic pursuits, thereby grounding the daily decisions and activities of its participants." (Hip Hop Culture) | Hip Hop Culture


2: Jazz is how blacks expressed themselves before hip hop was created. Jazz created in the 1900s used ragtime and off beats to create a new form of music that helped African Americans to express their struggles in slavery. | Rap was the vocals over the broken beats in hip hop music. Afrikaa Bambataa in his article explained how DJ KoolHerc mixed and scratched Jazz beats to create a new form of music called Hip Hop. (True Meaning of Hip-Hop).

3: Rap is a part of Hip-Hop and was born in Brooklyn when DJ Kool Herc and his friend Coke La Rock would give shout outs over beats that DJ Kool Herc would play, creating a vocal aspect to Hip Hop.


5: Hip Hop allowed for youth in urban areas to express their ideas freely as shown by a study done by Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Areas that were once gang territories turned into party spots and a place for youth to have fun. | People living in urban and ghetto communities didn't have any way of expressing their struggles. Gangs like the Latin Kings ran rampant in the streets struggling to find a way to meet their social needs that society couldn't fulfill at the time. (Hip Hop Culture)

7: From Protest to Culture

8: Graffiti and breakdancing show the art aspect of Hip Hop. Hip Hop is art and art is one of the four hallmarks of culture. | GRAFFITI

9: Hip Hop influences fashion and everyday items brought by the masses. Companies such as Tommy Hilfiger have based their clothing lines on hip hop culture. Also TV shows such as Yo! Have made episodes depicting hip hop culture and broadcasted it to the masses.

10: Islam’s introduction into Hip Hop with such artists and Mos Def and Afrikaa Bambataa have changed Hip-Hop. Since the emergence of hip-hop in the South Bronx in the early 1980s, Islamic themes and Arabic terms increasingly thread its colorful fabric.

11: Types of Hip Hop and Hip Hop Eras 1970-Now

12: Old school hip hop was simplified rapping styles over records that were re-spun over and over. Old school hip hop was defined in the 70s.The image, styles and sounds of the old school were exemplified by figures like Afrika Bambaataa, The Sugarhill Gang, Spoonie Gee, Treacherous Three, Funky Four Plus One, Kurtis Blow, Fab Five Freddy, Busy Bee Starski, Lovebug Starski, Doug E. Fresh, The Fat Boys, The Cold Crush Brothers and Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, and it is characterized by the simpler rapping techniques of the time and the general focus on party related subject matter.

13: usually cited as being a period varying in time frames during the 1980s and 1990s said to be characterized by its diversity, quality, innovation and influence There were strong themes of political militancy, while the music was experimental and the sampling eclectic.” Artists such as Tupac, Biggie, and Big Daddy Kane made great innovative leaps in Hip Hop. | Golden age of hip hop happened in the 80s through the 90s. Hip Hop became increasingly popular and the rapping styles became more diverse and complex. “The Golden Age is a name given to a period in mainstream hip hop, | Golden Age of Hip Hop

14: New era of hip hop started in the 2000s and continues on through today. Hip hop is taking different forms worldwide and continues to spread. Hip Hop in the new era is marked by a boom in cultural changes for Hip Hop. | New Era of Hip Hop


16: Caribbean influence in hip hop comes from artists such as Busta Rhymes and DJ Kool Herc. The beats tend to be fast pace and upbeat with a Caribbean music influence. | CARRIBEAN INFLUENCE IN HIP HOP

17: Spanish hip hop and hip hop influence is becoming increasingly popular. Artists such as Pitbull and Daddy Yankee have given another language to rap music. Other rap artists such as Nikki Minaj and Lil Kim are starting to even use Spanish within their raps.

18: In Hip Hop there is a huge emergence on Asian B-Boys as seen in Missy Elliots “Work It” music video and in the Jaberwockees dance crew.

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