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  Hip Hop culture - Hip Hop Galaxy
Hip Hop music Elements of hip hop : Rapping, DJing, breakdancing, graffiti Hip hop music is a style of popular music.
origins of hip hop roots of hip hop The roots of hip hop are in West African and African American music.
History of hip hop roots of hip hop Diversification of styles in the late 1970s In the mid-1970s, hip hop split into two camps.
www.hiphopgalaxy.com /-Hip-Hop-culture-.html   (970 words)

  
  Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Hip hop culture
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began among (but is not limited to) African-American and Puerto Rican communities in the South Bronx in the late 1970s.
Originating from socially marginalized groups, the hip hop culture is spontaneously nonconformist in relation to the western system of values and esthetics.
Graffiti in hip hop began as a way of "tagging" for one's crew/gang, and developed during the 1970s on the subways of Philadelphia, PA and New York City, and later expanded to the city walls themselves.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Hip_hop_culture   (1294 words)

  
  Hip hop
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban (primarily, but not entirely, African American) youth in the United States, but has since spread around the world.
Hip hop music is related to the griots[?] of West Africa, traveling singers and poets whose musical style is reminiscent of hip hop.
During the 1980s and 90s, hip hop gradually became mainstream (a transition usually considered to have been completed in 1992) in the US and, to a lesser degree, worldwide.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/hi/HipHop.html   (551 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Hip hop
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban (primarily, but not entirely, African American) youth in New York and has since spread around the world.
During the 1980s and 1990s, hip hop gradually became mainstream (a transition usually considered to have been completed in 1992) in the US and, to a lesser degree, worldwide.
Hip hop music generally caters to the MC for this reason, amplifying the importance of lyrical and delivering prowess.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Hip_hop   (1014 words)

  
 Hip hop culture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began among African American and Latino communities in the South Bronx in the late 1970s.
The four main aspects, or "elements," of hip hop culture are MCing (rapping), DJing, urban inspired art (notably graffiti), and hip hop dance (notably breakdancing).
Originating from socially marginalized groups, the hip hop culture is spontaneously nonconformist in relation to the western system of values and esthetics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hip_hop_culture   (1279 words)

  
 Hip-hop - WikiRadish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began among urban African Americans, and Hispanics in New York City in the early 1970s, and has since spread around the world.
The four main aspects, or "elements", of hip hop culture are MCing (rapping), DJing, graffiti, and breakdancing.
The movement that later became known as "hip hop" is said to have began with the work of DJ Kool Herc, while competing DJ Afrika Bambaataa is often credited with having invented the term "hip hop" to describe the culture.
www.wikiradish.com /~wikiradi/index.php?title=Hip-hop   (2440 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Hip Hop Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
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   (2805 words)

  
 Article Discussing The Passion Felt For Hip Hop - Hip Hop / Rap Feature
Hip Hop and I dated for a few years and finally when I heard Nas’s classic LP “Illmatic,” I decided that it was time for me to marry her.
The zeitgeist of the hip hop arena has been marked by fads, bi-coastal rivalries, etc. Hopefully she has learned from her mistakes, and matured now that she is in her early 30’s.
Hip Hop and I have been married for 12 years and although I do not approve of her choice of friends, I still love her.
www.hiphopreaction.com /features/Article-Discussing-The-Passion-Felt-For-Hip-Hop   (1094 words)

  
 Hip Hop Logic: Hip Hop Culture & Politics
From hip hop as the art of noise to the incompetent coverage of hip hop by the mainstream press, Jay Smooth shows that it's possible to be a dj, aesthetic theorist and political commentator all on one page.
Hip hop artists that made antiwar songs should be proud.
And the use of rivalries such as those between the Crips and the Bloods by power figures to cover their tracks is a tactic used internationally in the form of ethnic conflicts and age old grudges.
www.netweed.com /hiphoplogic/2003_04_01_archive.html   (1058 words)

  
 Silicon Valley DeBug - Home Page
The hip hop scene that goes down in the exercise yard during shakedowns is unique to lock down.
Hip hop brings inmates together and brings to the surface the harsh conditions.
This is the spirit of Elmwood hip hop.
www.siliconvalleydebug.com /Story/0122/Stories/elmwoodhiphop.html   (672 words)

  
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Hip Hop is a big call and response between hip hop artists and the larger community.
And most hip hop artists use this forum to tell everyone how great they are, how terrible their enemies are, and how the world has trouble understanding these realities.
Whereas many thoughtful and sensitive hip hop artists fail to grasp the importance of hip hop's style conventions, Aloe and Exile are masters of hip hop style.
www.stinkzone.com /semination/hip_hop.html   (2893 words)

  
 Hip Hop Hysteria -- In These Times
In virtually every city on the planet, there are hip hop communities that not only have adopted the percussion-heavy music and spoken-word vocals, but have appropriated the sartorial and attitudinal style of the fl and Latino youth who created the genre.
A dedication to authenticity, or “keeping it real,”; is an important value that requires hip hop artists to stay close to the fears and aspirations of the community that birthed them.
Although fl nationalist ideas form a strong part of hip hop’s foundation, today’s most influential rapper may be a white man. White rappers have always had some input in the culture, from the Beastie Boys and Third Base to House of Pain and, most infamously, Vanilla Ice.
www.inthesetimes.com /article/39   (2268 words)

  
 Hip hop rivalries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kool Moe Dee was a member of one of the earliest hip hop crews, the Treacherous Three, and claimed that LL Cool J stole his style, starting a long-running feud between them.
Hip hop had originated in the streets of New York, and the city remained the undisputed capital of hip hop until the late '80s, when N.W.A. and others put the West on the map.
The rivalry reached a boiling point for Murder Inc., which had remained silent for the most part, when 50 Cent released his second album-length battle rap, entitled "Back Down." In the song 50, who was always known for his hold-no-tongue approach to battling, insulted, joked and dissed Ja Rule and his label into action.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hip_hop_feuds   (9308 words)

  
 HIP HOP
The hip hop industry was flooded with new gangsta rap artists and labels that were all following Ice-T’s method of rapping.
The hip hop community was split in two when rivalries flared up between rappers of different coasts.
After gangsta rap left the scene, all that would be left as hip hop artists, were those that chose stay out of the lime light.
undertow.arch.gatech.edu /homepages/gt8981a/gangsta.txt   (977 words)

  
 Hip Hop | Hip Hop Music | Hip Hop News @ BlackState.com: Music & Entertainment | Black Entertainment| Rap | Hip Hop | ...
Hip Hop and I dated for a few years and finally when I heard Nas’s classic LP “Illmatic,” I decided that it was time for me to marry her.
It has gotten to the point were her suitors no longer care about sounding coherent or even rhyming when they talk to her and with the hooks that I have been hearing lately, it is easy to ascertain why hip hop is in a state of decay.
The zeitgeist of the hip hop arena has been marked by fads, bi-coastal rivalries, etc. Hopefully she has learned from her mistakes, and matured now that she is in her early 30’s.
www.blackstate.com /music   (1468 words)

  
 Hip Hop Commentary
For the past year, I've been carefully watching where hip hop was going and if it could reach its inner potential, and as we say in hip hop, move the crowd.
Most recently, the Hip Hop Action Network joined forces with New York educators and students to protest budget cuts in education, and due in part to these efforts, achieved retribution.
The growing battles within hip hop around mainstream vs. underground, new school vs. old school, or "real" hip hop vs. commercial, are dangerous to real progress.
www.daveyd.com /comkristinwrightpt1.html   (1574 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Vibe History of Hip Hop: Books: Vibe Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The tricky aspect of this new 'universal' definition of hip hop is the possibility of the artform 'going the way of Rock and Roll' in that although it was pioneered by African-Americans, it may be 'stolen' by White artists the way Elvis and Pat Boone 'stole' Rock and Roll.
I believe that while these are the cornerstones on which hip hop culture was built, this definition is too simplistic - and the VIBE history of Hip Hop does a wonderful job of bringing to life yet another form of Black music that has taken not only the United States, but the world by storm.
This book tells the complete story of hip hop the photos are cool of the true pioneers in the industry Pac, Big, and it shows where hip hop first orginated to where it is today.
www.amazon.com /Vibe-History-Hip-Hop/dp/0609805037   (1787 words)

  
 Hip-Hop Literature
Hip Hop, via the MC, has undoubtedly become the voice of a new generation.
Much attention has been paid to the staggering impact hip hop music and culture has had on the greater American and world cultures; its influence on fashion, television, advertising, and the attitudes of the world’s youth.
However, not nearly as much attention has been paid to the social and political impact that the art form and its artists have had.
hiphopbookclub.com   (808 words)

  
 Hip Hop summit convenes on West Coast
Sponsored by the Hip Hop Summit Action Network (HHSAN), this meeting of musical minds continued to reach out to artists and encourage progressive lyrics and exploit a unique opportunity for leadership.
The west coast summit was a prelude to the national hip hop summit scheduled for later this year.
They showed one element in hip hop that has to be addressed and reflected how hip hop artists often project themselves, he said.
www.finalcall.com /national/hiphop_summit02-26-2002.htm   (933 words)

  
 Controversy fails to mar successful Hip-Hop Tourney
"Hip Hop, Chess and Life Strategies event was truly a historic day in Hip Hop history," said Banjoko.
"The purpose of the Hip Hop Chess Federation is to use Hip Hop and chess to help young bright minds actualize there potential" stated Leo Libiran.
For now, those interested in learning more about the rapid evolution of Hip Hop and chess can visit http://www.myspace.com/hiphopchess We are going to enrich the world one city and one mind at a time," stated Leo Libiran.
www.thechessdrum.net /newsbriefs/2007/NB_HipHopChess2.html   (980 words)

  
 Fresh Styles - Hip Hop Film Festival
Hip Hop has transcended its humble origins in the South Bronx to become a dominant global culture, artform and way of life.
More than a vibrant musical movement, it is an all pervading social and political force tackling issues ranging from capitalism to race to fashion to social inequality, and from the very beginning Hip Hop culture has had a special relationship with visual media.
Film, TV and music television in particular have provided Hip Hop with a way of presenting itself to the world...
www15.redstation.co.uk /fres533564   (467 words)

  
 War on Wax - Rivalries in Hip-Hop DVD Movie
War on Wax tracks the history of rivalries from the beginning of hip hop with early battles like KRS-One vs. MC Shan and Kool Moe Dee vs. LL Cool J, up until the legendary East Coast/West Coast rivalry which culminated with the deaths of Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur.
The film features in-depth interviews with hip hop artists and industry insiders commenting on rivalries they were involved in and their thoughts on the multitude of feuds throughout hip hop history.
Initially the rivalries were based around musical talent, with MC's and DJ's trying to outdo each other, both verbally and on the wheels of steal.
www.cduniverse.com /productinfo.asp?pid=6657247&cart=171326411&style=movie&frm=lk_ultimatecd   (367 words)

  
 War on Wax - Rivalries in Hip-Hop DVD prices at Smarter.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Rivalries have run through hip-hop since its inception, and have provided some thrilling musical battles.
Initially the rivalries were based around musical talent, with MC's and DJ's trying to outdo each other, both verbally and on the wheels of steal.
This fascinating documentary takes a look at rivalries throughout hip-hop, offering an insightful look at battles throughout the decades.
smarter.com /war_on_wax_rivalries_in_hip_hop---pd--ch-4--pi-206987.html   (249 words)

  
 Some Good Hip-Hop Reading
Hip Hop rarely strays far from the underlying dance component.
There is no be-hop or free hop, etc. Either it has a 4/4 synchopated boom/bap, or it isn't hip hop.
Posted by: The Guide to Getting More Out of Life at December 25, 2005 06:47 PM Jazz and hip hop are the best genres of music along with soul.
www.hiphopmusic.com /archives/001298.html   (720 words)

  
 HIP HOP from 05/31/06 to 03/12/07
Pittsburgh Hip Hop Awards to be Held 1-14-2007...
Hip Hop is not Dead - But it is on Life Support...
Hip Hop Camp Hall Of Justus to Drop 'Soldiers Of Fortune'...
www.rollingheads.com /archive.hip-hop.html   (864 words)

  
 ProHipHop: Hip Hop Business: Comics/Toons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Vanessa E. Jones has an excellent piece on hip hop comics that discusses both American and Japanese comics that feature or include hip hop related themes.
Special attention is given to Blokhedz and a familiar theme regarding hip hop enterprises arises, this time from a handful of hardcore comic book fans who responded to an interview with the twins who created Blokhedz:
Not mentioned in the article but discovered while I was checking out the websites, is a guide to creating hip hop manga called Let's Draw Manga: Tokyo Urban Hip Hop Culture from Digital Manga Publishing, publisher of Ikebukuro West Gate Park and Worst.
www.prohiphop.com /comicstoons   (983 words)

  
 THAT Volume 2.2 -- Just Post-It
Funny as this may sound, the MC, clearly the most dominant element of Hip Hop at the mainstream level, is generally overlooked by the Hip Hop Elements constituency.
The Hip Hop Elements celebration integrates all of the elements at each event so that one experiences the culture thoroughly.
It was hot in there and the air was pregnant with rivalries and old-school beefs.
www.hiphoparchive.org /that/volume_02_2/justpostit_2_2.htm   (749 words)

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