S: Kassidy Waechter
FC: The Elements of Hip-Hop
1: Geographical Origins - Hip-hop is actually related to the griots of Africa. - Some of the Griot tradition came from slaves. - Toasting is one of the most important dialects. - Jamaicans were introduced by Miami radio stations that played hip-hop. After hearing these songs they became more creative with their chants.
2: DJ Kool Herc
4: Born April 16, 1955 Credited as the Pioneer of Hip-Hop Migrated to the Bronx bringing with him his knowledge of "toasting." Began DJing in 1973 Herc bought two of the same records playing them over and over, using two turntables. Herc was the first DJ to create a dance team known now as break dancing. After the death of his father he became addicted to cocaine. Herc became extremely ill in 2011
7: AUDIO MIXING- USED WHEN EDITING MUSIC TO CONTROL RELATIVE SIGNAL LEVELS SLIP-CUEING- HOLDING A RECORD WITH YOUR THUMB PHRASING- TIMING OF A DJ'S MIXES, SMOOTHS TRANSITIONS BETWEEN SONGS BEAT JUGGLING- MANIPULATING INDIVIDUAL DRUM BEATS SCRATCHING- MOVING A RECORD BACK AND FORTH WITH YOUR HAND WHILE PLAYING BODY TRICKS- CHANGING THE SPEED THE RECORD IS PLAYING. NEEDLE DROPS- DROPPING THE NEEDLE ON A PART OF THE SONG THEY WANT TO REPLAY
8: MC STANDS FOR MASTER CEREMONIES MC'S USUALLY WRITE LYRICS THAT RHYME MC HAMMER GOT HIS NICKNAME FROM PERFORMING AT MULTIPLE CLUBS WITH OAKLAND A'S. MC MEANS SOMEONE WHO KEEPS THE PARTY LIVE
11: Graffiti goes back all the way to WWII Street gangs used graffiti to promote themselves. Tagging began in the 70's by a mail carrier named Vic. Tagging is now considered a crime and could be fined/punished.
12: Break dancing began appearing in the 1970's There is four elements to break dancing, power moves, toprock, downrock,and freezes. Males are the predominant gender in break dancing. The original types of music that spread this dancing are, jazz,soul, funk, electro and disco.