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  Electro hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Electro hop is a form of dance music mixed with hip hop which arose in Southern California in the early 1980s.
While hardcore hip hop dominated the East Coast, electro hop was the dominant form of West Coast hip hop during the early part of the decade.
Electro hop largely died out with the rise of Ice-T, N.W.A. and other early West Coast gangsta rappers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Electro_hop   (168 words)

  
 Electro (music) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Electro, short for electro funk (also known as robot hip hop) is an electronic style of hip hop directly influenced by Kraftwerk and funk records (unlike earlier rap records which were closer to disco).
Not all electro features rapping; vocals processed through a Vocoder is a common element and instrumental tracks are more prominent than in related genres of electronic and hip hop music.
Although the early 1980s were electro's heyday in the mainstream it enjoyed a popularity increase in the late 1990s with artists such as DMX Krew, Mr Velcro Fastener and Fannypack.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Electro_(music)   (559 words)

  
 West Coast rap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Electro hop was dance music, and many East Coast critics and rap purists detested it, and electro hop never achieved much mainstream success.
Though West Coast rap remained popular among white audiences, hip hop critics and fans were listening to a new breed of East Coast rappers like Nas and Wu-Tang Clan, with their sparse and menacing beats, reacting against the East Coast's king of pop-rap, Puff Daddy and Bad Boy Records.
Eminem's emergence from the Detroit hip hop scene and his loyalty to Dr. Dre has revitalized the industry, but his swift, catchy and angry humor bears little resemblance to G funk.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /West_Coast_rap   (707 words)

  
 Electro hop: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began among urban african american and latino youth in new york city and has since spread around the world....
(electro hop was the dominant form of West Coast hip hop[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject] during the early part of the decade.
Hip hop slang is a varied accumulation of slang terms that changes frequently and is parallel to the evolution and use of hiphop....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/el/electro_hop.htm   (932 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: West Coast rap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Electro hop was dance music, and many East Coast critics and hip-hop purists detested it, and electro hop never achieved much mainstream success.
West Coast hip hop, also known as California hip hop or West Coast rap, is a style of hip hop that originated in Los Angeles, California in the 1980s.
The terms rap and rap music are often used to describe hip hop music; the terms rap music and hip hop music are generally synonymous, although rap music is usually not used to describe hip hop songs without vocals.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/West-Coast-rap   (959 words)

  
 West Coast hip hop - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
West Coast hip hop, also known as California hip hop or West Coast rap, is a style of hip hop music that originated in California in the 1980s.
However, hip hop purists refused to accept electro hop, and it had all but disappeared by the mid-1990s.
Some hip hop writers believed that the genre was on the brink of another intercoastal rivalry, between the artists of G-Unit Records (East Coast) and The Black Wall Street Records (West Coast).
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/west_coast_rap   (1800 words)

  
 West Coast rap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Electro hop was dance music and many East Coast critics and purists detested it and electro hop never much mainstream success.
West Coast rap remained popular among white hip hop critics and fans were listening a new breed of East Coast rappers Nas and Wu-Tang Clan with their sparse and menacing beats against the East Coast's king of pop-rap Puff Daddy and Bad Boy Records.
Eminem 's emergence from the Detroit hip hop and his loyalty to Dr. Dre has the industry but his swift catchy and humor bears little resemblance to G funk.
www.freeglossary.com /West_Coast_rap   (779 words)

  
 A history of electro
Electro, also known as electro funk, is an electronic style of hip hop directly influenced by Kraftwerk and funk records (unlike earlier rap records which were closer to disco).
The ‘Electro’ series provided the soundtrack for this new British breakdance generation and the UK dance scene would never look back as the seeds were well and truly sown for the clubbing boom that followed later in the decade.
Electro was fl science fiction teleported to the dancefloors of New York, Miami and LA; a super-stoopid fusion of video games, techno-pop, graffiti art, silver space suits and cyborg funk.
www.jahsonic.com /Electro.html   (1528 words)

  
 Freestyle music
The music of early rap records was performed live in the studio and then mixed with the rapping, whereas live hip hop was two turntables and a microphone with DJs such as Kool DJ Herc, Afrika Bambaataa and Grandmaster Flash.
Electro Funk ruled hip hop for the next few years, both in NY and LA (Egyptian Lover, Wreckin Cru), and in Miami, a new kind of hip hop called "Miami Bass" emerged.
Not only electro was very popular in Miami, also freestyle was embraced with the southern Latin capital of the US.
www.fact-index.com /f/fr/freestyle_music.html   (891 words)

  
 Electro Hip-Hop!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thirteen or so years down the line, "Electro Funk" as it was called in it's infancy has now come of age.
It's odd to think that, comparatively, the selections on this compilation are as old-school and so undoubtedly form another era to a teenager now as Stax and Motown were to the younger generation (myself included) all those years ago.
Probably one of the more sophisticated examples of Electro, "Hip Hop, Be Bop" coasts along on an almost lightweight, bubbly undercurrent topped off with a spaced-out, eerie feel.
www.minhas.net /culture/electro/electro.htm   (1478 words)

  
 Electro Hop - Wikipedia
Der Electro hop ist eine Stilrichtung des Hip-Hop, der sich als Tanzmusik in Südkalifornien in den frühen 1980er Jahre entwickelt hat und nah verwandt mit dem Electro Funk war.
Er stellte neben dem aggressiven Gangsta Rap eine Form des Westcoast Hip Hop dar, die jedoch kommerziell wenig erfolgreich war und konnte sich gegen Rapper wie Ice-T und Bands wie N.W.A. nicht durchsetzen.
Aufgrund des seichten und kritiklosen Stils wurde der Electro Hop vor allem von Vertretern des Eastcoast Hip Hop stark kritisiert.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Electro_Hop   (108 words)

  
 History of Electro-Funk | MetaFilter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
electro's been alive and well in the bay area and parts of the midwest.
Greg Wilson also had a hand in the Street Sounds electro comps which captured almost all of the classic tracks from the 80's electro movement.
Hip hop was not such a well defined movement yet, which left it free to jump around between Disco, Go-go, RandB, Electro, etc. Plus one of the biggest west coast electro groups, World Class Wreckin' Cru, featured the earliest rap stylings of Dr. Dre (I think he was around 15 at the time)..
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 West Coast hip hop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1988 (1988 in music), N.W.A. released the blockbuster Straight Outta Compton and put the West Coast on the hip hop map.
The inter-coast rivalry culminated in the murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G..
The late 1990s also saw a diversification of hip hop, with Atlanta, St. Louis, Chicago and New Orleans emerging with distinctive sounds.
west-coast-hip-hop.area51.ipupdater.com   (582 words)

  
 THE UNLIKELY ORGINS OF UK HIP HOP - www.ezboard.com
This ‘something’ turned out to be an open-air party, where he was exposed to the full-force of the Hip Hop movement in the presence of none-other-than Afrika Bambaataa, the figurehead of the Bronx ‘Zulu Nation’ (who laid the blueprint for the Electro genre via his hugely influential Kraftwerk-inspired monster cut, ‘Planet Rock’).
Apart from anything else, Hip Hop (or Electro-Funk, as we still called it) was a unifying force as far as the youth of this country were concerned, with fl and white kids now communicating to the rhythm of the perfect beat.
Both Punk and Hip Hop made a lasting impact on popular culture in the UK and McLaren’s role was absolutely crucial in each case.
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 Untitled Document
Though the New York area provided founding moments in electro's growth, the influence of music emerging from Boston, Miami and LA during the same period is of considerable importance.
The narrative of contemporary electro would be incomplete without "Bantha Trax" by the Jedi Knights, a tour de force of analog and digital electronics pushed to their boundaries and beyond.
As hip hop moves farther away from its origins as a DJ-centered art form, the revival of electro among techno enthusiasts will bring the DJ back to the center of the action.
www.dynamixii.com /history.html   (1708 words)

  
 MP3.com Search Results for: [ mcs ]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Deeply involved in a movement of awareness of the marginalized Negro population in the working class boroughs of the big cities, the group has criticised the press and the phonographic market (they refuse invitations by big networks) as being part of the capitalist...
The Z-3 MC's was one of many crews that bridged the gap between old-school electro and hip-hop during the mid-'80s.
Their single "Triple Threat," released by the Beauty and Beat label, is something of a lost classic of the era; thankfully, it was unearthed by J. Saul Kane for inclusion on the instrumental electro/hip-hop compilation Beat...
www.mp3.com /mcs   (384 words)

  
 Articles - Old school rap   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Old school hip hop is the very first hip hop music to come out of the block parties of New York City in the 1970s and early 1980s.
In modern usage, the term is often used to refer to hip hop from the early 1990´s by numerous radio stations and television channels, including BET.
In contrast with the later rhymes of new school hip hop, old school rap was relatively simple in its rhythms and cadences.
www.hailstone.biz /articles/Old_school_rap   (374 words)

  
 UNDEVCO
Bronx, New York was the birthplace of Hip Hop as a culture although many cities have help progress the overall worldwide appeal of Hip Hop.
The new Mecca of the Hip Hop culture at the moment can be considered the home of angels, Los Angeles.
N.W.A.'s N.W.A. and the Posse came out shortly thereafter and similarly made waves among hip hop listeners nationwide, and also helped jumpstart the demise of electro hop on the West Coast.In 1989 (1989 in music), N.W.A. released the blockbuster Straight Outta Compton and put the West Coast on the hip hop map.
www.undevco.com /articles/hiphop.html   (768 words)

  
 DJ Godfather - dublin club - dublin dance
DJ Godfather is one of the most influential and talented DJs in the US, a versatile DJ who can produce a spellbinding set of electro, hip-hop or booty tracks.
As well as being a DJ of daunting talent, he has released a substantial back catalogue of records that show his diverse musical interests.
DJ Godfathers pioneering innovations saw him morph hip-hop, electro and booty into a rapid fire, bass-heavy mix to create Booty music.
www.dublinks.com /index.cfm/loc/12/pt/0/spid/225A2ADA-7926-40A7-B972F655E6997723.htm   (258 words)

  
 Listen to Free Online Electro Radio Stations - Live365 Internet Radio
Kraftwerk is ground zero for over 30 years of the Electro sound, which merged in to the mainstream with the electronic sound of New Wave 80s.
With roots in Techno, Electro now branches in the directions of vocal dance music and edgy pop.
A tribute to some of the best in industrial, electro, alternative and more.
www.live365.com /cgi-bin/directory.cgi?searchfields=TAC&genre=electro&sort=D:U   (259 words)

  
 themilkfactory.music
Listening to contemporary electro records always present the listener with a dilemma.
Recuperated, re-heated and dusted slightly, today’s electro has obviously a function in the music industry: documenting the experimentations made in the late seventies/early eighties and reminding the music lover that most of the contemporary musicians have more or less grown up during this area and therefore, haven’t invented anything.
The approach adopted by Antonelli Electr and System are equally as brilliant, the more electro touch giving a rather more vintage turn to their respective numbers.
www.themilkfactory.co.uk /music/0602express.htm   (878 words)

  
 MAN PARRISH - Hip Hop Be Bop (Don't Stop) / Heatstroke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Man Parrish introduced the aesthetic of European electronic pop to the American club scene by combining the plugged-in disco-funk of Giorgio Moroder and the man-machine music of Kraftwerk with the beefed-up rhythms and cut'n'mix approach of nascent hip-hop.
and they remain undisputed classics of early hip-hop and electro to this day.
A native New Yorker, Parrish was a member of the extended family of glam-chasers and freakazoids that converged nightly on Andy Warhol's Studio 54 club.
www.bangbangrecords.com /description.asp?ID=3864   (253 words)

  
 :: futurebeat music :: online dance music store, breaks, broken beat, nu jazz, house, techno, electro, vinyl, cd   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is how an updated B-Boy?s version of 80´s music sounds like thru Cari´s ears.With this album Cari is displaying a broad range of productions, both club and listening formulas that are fuelled with many surprises for the true music fanatic.
Quality electro workout on B side one for the connoisseurs.
Groovey twisted basslines and electronica sounds fused with electro static moody vocals........grab one for the collection.
www.futurebeatmusic.com /FB_Catalog02.asp?genre=20&search=1&format=Both&submit=Go   (313 words)

  
 DJ Godfather MP3 Downloads - DJ Godfather Music Downloads - DJ Godfather Music Videos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A DJ recognized equally for his ability to drop a set of either electro, hip-hop, or booty, DJ Godfather eventually reached the point in the late '90s where he could integrate each of these often clashing sounds into the same set, a quickly mixed collage of bass-heavy beats.
In addition to his role as a mind-blowing DJ unwilling to stick with conventional techniques, Godfather also managed to release a substantial canon of work on the Twilight 76 label and its spin-off, Databass, which also illustrated his diverse taste in bass music.
Yet at the same time that he began churning out booty tracks on Databass he was also releasing purist electro records on Twilight 76.
www.mp3.com /dj-godfather/artists/171654/biography.html   (471 words)

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