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  PopMatters Music Feature | How Hip-Hop Music Is Slowly Transcending Its Circular Culture
When exactly hip-hop emerged as a musical movement is still the subject of some dispute -- depending on who you listen to, the genre ranges from somewhere in its early 20s to a good decade more than that.
Just as the music America's cultural imperialism has forced on the rest of the world over the past few decades became ever more dominated by fl "urban" music feeding off hip-hop's blueprint, so inevitably as this music became increasingly popular, people worldwide became interested in its musical roots and sources.
Yet in their need to keep their music, and themselves, united, they are holding on to both the past and the populist present too tightly, stymying themselves and their art, limiting what could be a liberating outlet for all the facets of their souls to superficial party music presided over by ineloquent, aggressive stereotypes.
www.popmatters.com /music/features/040728-hiphop.shtml   (2078 words)

  Book Hip Hop Singers. Hip Hop Artists, Hip Hop Singer, Hip Hop Music.
First noticed in the Bronx, New York, during the mid-70s, hip hop singers were born from a cultural movement in large inner cities.
With its roots in disco and funk, this unusual combination of rapping and DJ-ing quickly catapulted hip hop music artists into the center of a new music and dance craze that is still going on today.
Because this type of music usually requires multiple turntables, synthesizers and other electrical equipment, be sure to ask about the power requirements of groups you interview.
www.gigmasters.com /HipHop/HipHopSinger.asp   (359 words)

  Hip hop music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hip hop music (also referred to as rap or rap music) is a style of popular music which came into existence in roughly the mid '70s but became a large part of modern day pop culture in the late '80s.
Hip hop music is also erroneously used at times to describe related genres of music, such as contemporary RandB, which are primarily sung, probably for increasing their commercial appeal; while singing is commonly present in hip hop tracks, the main vocal (if there are vocals) is always rapped.
Hip hop music is a part of hip hop, a cultural movement that includes the activities of breakdancing and graffiti art, as well as associated slang, fashion and other elements.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hip_hop_music   (5946 words)

 History of hip hop music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
Hip hop was combined with rock music, reggae, techno and other musical styles during this period.
Hip hop had always had a significant connection to the Latino community in New York City, and hip hop soon spread among Latinos.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_hip_hop_music   (3024 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Hip Hop Music   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began among the mostly African American and Latino communities in the Bronx borough of New York City in the early 1970s.
Hip hop music, distinguishable by its emphasis on rhythm and frequent inclusion of rapping, arose from the mixing of Jamaican and American music by the immigrant DJ Kool Herc in his block parties which started as early as 1970.
Graffiti in hip hop began as a way of "tagging" for one's crew/gang, and developed during the 1970s on the subways of New York, and later expanded to the city walls themselves.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/hip_hop_music   (2836 words)

 Hip-Hop News
The program will include interviews with hip hop notables who knew and were associated with the late hip hop icon Tupac Shakur (2Pac)...
Crawford, chairman of the National Hip Hop Political Convention (NHHPC), deployed the hook of a song by hip hop’s iconic “conscious” group, dead prez, to bring home the point: Members of what marketers have labeled the “hip-hop generation” are concerned with much more than just nodding their heads to the beat.
Legendary hip hop group Public Enemy, lead by rap artist and hip hop political activist Chuck D, will be honored with the Hip-Hop Founders Award at the Billboard R&B Hip-Hop Awards show, taking place on September 8th in Atlanta’s Renaissance Waverly Hotel - 'Live'...
www.hiphoplinguistics.com /news   (886 words)

 Australian hip hop - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Australian hip hop began in the early 1980s, primarily influenced by hip hop music and culture imported via radio and television from America.
The first Australian hip hop record release was "Knights Of The Underground Table (1992)" by Def Wish Cast, which sold well locally and in Europe.
Australian hip hop is a part of the underground music scene with only a few successful commercial hits in the last decade.
education.music.us /A/Australian-hip-hop.htm   (328 words)

 Hip Hop Production Music Library Providing Hip Hop Music Licensing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Many of the producers for this project are extremely well known for their work with some of hip hop's most respected and successful artists.
C Rayz is also no stranger to competition either as he has defeated some of hip hop's most well known battle MC's including Jin and Supernatural.
Black Attack, also known to hip hop fans around the world as Sean Boston, has been gracing some of hip hop's most well known producers' beats for close to a decade.
www.dewolfemusic.com /beatsandrhymes   (804 words)

 Make hip hop music, create your own beats, rap or pop song with Hip-Hop Starz Record Producer and hiphop Jamz
Hip Hop Starz Record Producer allows you to compose your very own rap and hip hop tracks.
This new software includes various beats including rap beat, hip hop beat, drum beat, and beat machine as well as melodies, chords and tracks from a variety of musical instruments and sounds.
Hip hop starz Record Producer is the hiphop version of PCDJ's high quality professional music production software.
www.hiphopstarz.com /index.php?referrer=GoogleAds   (649 words)

 Hip Hop News and Rap Music Videos with New Hip Hop Music Songs
HHR brings you the latest hip hop news combined with new hip hop songs audio and rap music videos to listen to rap music.
We offer a complete listing of all your favorite rap artists, each rap artist having their own individual page, for you to track all of their latest hip hop news, wallpapers, biographys, hip hop album releases and hip hop reviews.
We also offer information on underground hip hop, hip hop wallpapers, hip hop interviews, and a hip hop store.
www.hiphopreaction.com   (1452 words)

 Blogcritics Category: Music: Hip-hop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Itand#39;s hip hop and reggaeton with soul and fuego.
As I mentioned in the Method Man breakdown, this is an era of hip hop dominated by the producers, so it is nice to see one of the industryand#39;s best get his due.
With the release of their triple disc set, Sandanista, they utilized everything from Motown to surf music in exploring different ways of achieving their ends.

Compared to any of these projects, One Down by Material is decidedly safe and commercially acceptable.
blogcritics.org /archives/categories/music_hiphop.xml   (5991 words)

 Hip Hop Music
Hip Hop Music Dot Com is a hip hop music blog that is updated daily with the latest hip hop news, videos, audio and interviews plus exclusive content related to hip hop music.
Hip Hop Music © 2007 All Rights Reserved.
We also provide the latest news related to the culture surrounding hip hop music and fl entertainment.
www.hiphopmusicdotcom.com   (466 words)

 The Mixtape Review Site: Hip Hop Music Mixtape CD Reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hip Hop Mixtapes are an excellent source of exposure for many up and coming artists.
The Mixtapes often help promote Hip Hop Artists and their music by offering an early sampling of new music either in its original format or sometimes in a special DJ remix format.
Instead this format helps boost song and artist recognition and actually helps boost artist sales and concert sales, especially in parts of the country that would otherwise be missed by the limitations of their advertising campaign.
hip-hop-mixtapes.tripod.com /hiphopmusicmixtapereviews   (847 words)

 Hip Hop Music
Hip Hop 4 • Hip Hop2 • Hip Hop 3
In this section of liberty it will be all about Hip Hop.
There will be music reviews, tour information, etc. If you have a CD or Artist that you would like to see on the Hip Hop Page let me know.
www.cityhigh.org /liberty/hiphopmusic.asp   (334 words)

 Hip Hop Music :: calabashmusic.com
Jordan Katembula has dominated Zambia's music scene and established himself as a the leading artist...
Bongo Flava is the name of a HipHop influenced music which noticed by the rest of the world has...
A spirited blend of traditional Senegal music, hip-hop, funk and soul with themes centering on...
music.calabashmusic.com /world/Hip_Hop?action=list&frmCatID=730&...   (341 words)

 Make hip hop music, create your own beats, rap or pop song with Hip-Hop Starz Record Producer and hiphop Jamz
Hip Hop Starz Record Producer allows you to compose your very own rap and hip hop tracks.
Unique features of Hip Hop Starz Record Producer include easy to use drag and drop capabilites, instrument editor and effects machine, which all help you to completely customize your songs.
The Hip Hop Starz Win a Record Contract Contest is designed to allow you the creative control you need to gain valuable exposure...not by copying someone else's song but by CREATING your very own song!
www.hiphopstarz.com   (649 words)

 Hip-Hop Downloads - Download Hip-Hop Music - Download Hip-Hop MP3s
The latest music videos, exclusive live footage, interviews, and more
Sign up for a free mp3.com artist account and get exposed to millions of fans.
Portions of content provided by All Music Guide ©2007 AEC One Stop Group, Inc.
www.mp3.com /hip-hop/genre/15/summary.html   (487 words)

 Real Directory - Music : Rap/Hip-Hop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This practice of adapting, dissecting, and transforming pre-recorded music to create new songs could be hip-hop's most significant contribution to modern music.
The return of the DJ heralded a resurgence of live energy in rap and hip-hop music.
Many of today's rap artists record and tour with live bands, expanding the musical parameters beyond the constraints of samples and hooks.
guide.real.com /dir/music/rap_hip_hop/_G.html   (259 words)

 Holy Hip Hop Music Awards
Holy Hip Hop Artist Showcase and Music Awards is a Tri-Alliance Strategic Partner with Christian ministries RapFest (Bronx, NY) and Flavor.Fest (Tampa, FL) consisting of a combined 20 years of labor towards advancing the mission to proliferate Hip Hop Ministry world-wide, without compromise or delay.
The media conference room is self-service and are open for interviews during Holy Hip Hop Week with attending Ministers of the Gospel and Authorized media.
RapFest, Flavor.Fest and Holy Hip Hop Artist Showcase and Music Awards are a Tri-Alliance of partners, focused intensely on positively impacting the hearts, minds, bodies and souls of children, youth and adults through open fellowship, collaboration, unification and ministry.
holyhiphop.com /membership/music-awards.htm   (1607 words)

 Hip-Hop Music & Culture
Quite frankly as a hip-hop activist, I'm a little bit concerned that this movie may actually widen the gap between races instead...
When it comes to hip-hop music, Gang Starr is all that and an eighteen wheeler rolling straight out of Lay's chock FULL of potato chips.
You'd be hard-pressed to find a group with a more solid decade's worth of lyrical and musical...
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/hip_hop_music   (527 words)

 Hip hop music - Wikiquote
I consider the message rap the equivalent of what strings were to rock 'n' roll in the late '50s - a capitulation to the adult norm who can't accept the music on its own terms.
The people who considered "Sixty Minute Man" by Billy Ward and the Dominoes, "Annie Had a Baby" - as the pinnacles of '50s RandB now are super uptight over the - in quotes - hotel/motel lyrics of rap.
Kurt Cobain, lead singer, songwriter, and guitarist of the rock band Nirvana.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Hip_hop_music   (244 words)

 Hip-hop music weathers bad rap | lawrence.com
Those in the Lawrence hip-hop scene — from performers to promoters — have been conscious of the public perception of their musical genre.
While Lawrence is primarily known for its rock and acoustic music acts, the city has developed a crop of nationally recognized hip-hop artists over the last decade.
Local musician and longtime promoter Jesse Jackson agreed that Lawrence enjoys a diverse hip-hop community, especially for a city its size.
www.lawrence.com /news/2006/feb/07/hiphop_music_weathers_bad_rap   (636 words)

 Hip-Hop Music
Your source for hip hop music, culture and politics with a personal touch.
Part 2 of my ongoing feature "ON FRONTSTREET: It's Bigger Than Hip Hop", is "Hip Hop Speaks Out on 9/11" a virtual discussion on the events of 9/11/2001 featuring varying views from the underground.
I do enough writing as it is, but I guess the folks over at Hip Hop Suite 101, ain't giving a fuck.
www.suite101.com /welcome.cfm/hip_hop   (514 words)

 hip-hop resources
Hip Hop America Nelson George, George Nelson Paperback, July 1999
Hip Hoptionary TM: The Dictionary of Hip Hop Terminology Alonzo Westbrook, Alonzo T. Westbrook Paperback, October 2002
Hip Hop in Black and White: Debut of hiphopcaucasia.com - The views expressed in Manhunt.com are those of the respective contributors and are not necessarily shared by Manhunt.com
www.geocities.com /hiphop_musicsite   (291 words)

 Strand Bookstore: [search] in MUSIC-Rap/Hip Hop   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Memoir by the super-star of hip-hop music Earl Simmons, known to the world as DMX.
Hip Hop music encompasses several art forms--MC-ing or rapping, B-boying or break-dancing, deejaying & graffiti.
Hip Hoptionary: The Dictionary of Hip Hop Terminology
www.strandbooks.com /qsearch?deptno=270014   (384 words)

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