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  Hip hop
Hip hop music is related to the griots of West Africa; traveling singers and poets whose musical style is reminiscent of hip hop.
Even hip hop crews that have their own band often use samples and the gritty, choppy texture of machines to create their beats in the studio as featured on their album.
Hip hop music generally caters to the MC for this reason, amplifying the importance of lyrical and delivering prowess.
www.hg11.com /genres_en/hiphop_rap/hip_hop.html   (2198 words)

  
 Hip Hop Music Download on MP3 Extension. Get Paid to Download Hip Hop Music.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began amongst urban African American youth in New York and has since spread around the world.
Some consider beatboxing the fifth element of hip hop; others might add political activism, hip hop fashion, hip hop slang or other elements as important facets of hip hop.
The term has since come to be a synonym for hip hop music and rap to mainstream audiences.
www.mp3-extension.com /genre/hip-hop   (132 words)

  
 hh-language.html
Slang within the hip-hop community is a constantly growing and changing medium.
Since most people on the internet gain access through college connections, it is assumed they are used to more formal writing and thus writing that varies too far from this mode of discourse is often interpretted as being a result of someone trying to hard to show they are from the street hip-hop community.
Hip-hop slang is essentially an unwritten medium, and though some terminology is integrated into the academic format, any attempts to make the net mimic street conversations seems to be seen as trying to force a parallel relationship that cannot realistically exist.
www.lclark.edu /~soan314/hh-language.html   (873 words)

  
 directopedia : Directory : Shopping : Niche : Hip-Hop
Hip hop is a cultural movement that began among urban African Americans, Jamaicans and Latinos in the Bronx borough of New York City during the early 1970s, and has since been spread and adopted, around the world.
The various factors that influenced early hip hop are complex and numerous, and vary from the griots of Africa to the rock of America.
One of the many influences on the creation of contemporary hip hop music is the Jamaican style called dub, which arose as a sub-genre of Reggae in the 1960s.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Shopping-Niche/Hip-Hop.shtml   (2568 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Hip Hop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Hip Hop Hold 'Em is an urbanized version of the uber-trendy Texas Hold...
Hip hop properly refers to hip hop culture, a countercultural movement that began amongst African-Americans and Latinos in New York City during the 1970s.
The Hip Hop Congress is a 501 (c) 3 Non Profit Corporation that uses hip hop culture to inspire social and civic action, and cultural creativity amongst young people....
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/hip_hop   (658 words)

  
 Hip-hop slanguistics ✏Copia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
I mentioned some of the claimed Wolof origins of common urban slang, and I'm never entirely sure what to believe along those lines because often the chain of citation is not as rigorous as what I've come to expect from linguistics.
Solution: Hip Hop icon Jay Z is nicknamed "HOVA", and in one of his hit songs the chorus went: "Aitch to the izzo, vee to the izzay", basically spelling his nick name.
The lexicographers at the Oxford English Dictionary will cover the hip hop terminology eventually -- just be prepared to wait a half century or so for the slips to make their way through the editorial process.
copia.ogbuji.net /blog/2005-06-27/Hip_hop_sl   (1100 words)

  
 Hip Hop Slang
Okay, now you may be a hip hop fan that is just not with it enough.
Or, you may even be a parent trying to figure out what the hip hop slang is all about.
This form of hip hop was started by Frankie Smith but has been largely popularized by Snoop Dog, a very popular hip hop artist in the current time.
www.extrasformovies.com /articles/hip_hop.asp   (451 words)

  
 Slang
Slang is the non-standard use of words in a language and sometimes the creation of new words or importation of words from another language.
Slang terms are often particular to a certain subculture - such as hip hop.
Below is a list of alternatives to general English that has been adapted by many in the hip hop community.
www.uic.edu /orgs/kbc/hiphop/slang.htm   (1026 words)

  
 Slinging the slang: Hip-hop influences teenspeak: 2/15/99
His brother Mong, 15, agreed, adding that they pick up most of their slang from hip-hop lyrics, friends at school or their own fertile imaginations.
Hip-hop's slow but steady rise as a contributor to slang has been glacial compared to the sudden impact of techno-talk among some teens.
Putting one's finger on the pulse of slang is a bit like trying to catch a fly with chopsticks.
www.s-t.com /daily/02-99/02-15-99/c04li083.htm   (1133 words)

  
 slang - Ask.com Web Search
Slang is the non-standard or non-dialectal use of words in a language of a particular social group, and sometimes the creation of new words or importation of words from another language.
Slang can be described as way of deviating from standard language...
U.S. slang dictionary whose submissions and various definitions are subject to votes for inclusion.
search.ask.com /web?q=slang   (262 words)

  
 *Hip Hop Republican*: May 2005
Hip Hop is defined as a cultural movement that began among urban African American and Latino youth in New York City and has since spread around the world.
The four main elements of hip hop are MCing, DJing, graffiti, and b-boying/b-girling a.k.a.
Some consider beatboxing the fifth element of hip hop; others might add political activism, hip hop fashion, hip hop slang, double dutching (an urban form of rope skipping) or other elements as important facets of hip hop.
hiphoprepublican.com /2005_05_01_hiphoprepublican_archive.html   (4229 words)

  
 Hip Hop Message Boards - VeggieBoards
It had a message board, and due to the "hip hop night" at the club being the most popular night of the week, it was frequented mostly by the local performers and fans from this genre.
At my school, the white kids use hip hop slang as much as the fl kids--it is the dialect of their youth and most of them don't seem to associate it with race.
Another time, a guy posted using hip hop slang, and the main focus of the conversations shifted from soccer to the guy's slang.
www.veggieboards.com /boards/showthread.php?t=44822   (1750 words)

  
 Hip Hop Comedy CD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Hip Hop Comedy CD This is the first Comedy album produced by RBG Promtions.
Description: The Best of Hip Hop Comedy is a high powered package featuring five of the most entertaining young comics who are a leading this latest style of Comedy.
Hip Hop Comedy is full of tough critiques, high energy, hip hop slang and of course snaps.
www.buyindies.com /listings/S/r/SUBR-Srcd.html   (289 words)

  
 Hip Hop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
A cultural phenomenon as well as a musical one, hip hop's origins are traced back to the 1970s when contagious rhythms and swift rhymes could be felt escaping from the depths of the Bronx.
According to RM HIP HOP MAGAZINE 1986, by the late 70s, Deejays had hit the scene big time, and young people in New York City began to gather around their turntables to dance to the funky beats thumping through the neighborhoods.
Through the artistry of the hip hop's Founding Fathers, including Grand Master Flash, the Sugarhill Gang, and Afrika Bambaataa, the beat began to seep beyond the boroughs.Once an underground movement of the urban youth, hip-hop has come to dominate today's popular music scene.
www.toptensources.com /topten/Hip-Hop   (983 words)

  
 Lynne d Johnson || hip-hop teaches, kills, and dies?
A lively discussion ensued about sexism, racism and how degrading terms such as "ho" — slang for whore — can be used to dehumanize and divide people.
It must have been a relief to investigating police when, as the smoke was still lifting, culture minister Kim Howells, possibly imagining himself wearing some sort of cape, identified the culprit.
"For those music fans not yet sufficiently jaded by the death of the singer/songwriter, the death of jazz, the death of pop, the death of punk, the death of country, or the repeated death of rock 'n' roll comes the latest critically endorsed proclamation of demise — the death of hip hop."— More...
www.lynnedjohnson.com /diary/hiphop_teaches_kills_and_dies   (359 words)

  
 Cypress Hill Music, Wallpapers, Biography, Videos, Discography, Albums & Cypress Hill Pictures
Once again "Brooklyn the Planet" has spit out another underground hip hop artist that represents the soul of the original streets and attitude of the East.
The name "Bekay" will be forever implanted into the collective consciousness once people at large experience the depth of emotion exploding from the mind of this 24 year-old Jewish lyrical genius.
The group began pioneering a fusion of Latin and hip-hop slang, developing their own style by the time Mellow Man Ace left the group in 1988.
www.hiphopreaction.com /artists/Cypress-Hill   (747 words)

  
 Encyclopedia of Hip-Hop Culture
What the world needs now is a balanced, academically-oriented encyclopedia of hip hop culture.
Hip hop has been around for nearly a quarter of a century; it has thoroughly pervaded our culture; and it is one of the few things going on that we—the aging, white, middle-class portion of society, that is—not only permit ourselves to hate but openly encourage others to hate.
The VIBE History of Hip Hop, while not really a reference book, is the resource of choice here.
www.union.edu /PUBLIC/LIBRARY/PLAY/2001/hip-hop_culture.html   (1007 words)

  
 July 1, 2004 - Hip-Hop Slang - 2004-07-02
She says hip-hop slang is a big part of the fun.
Because we was born into this, we wasn't sworn into this." AP: Some hip-hop slang is used as a sort of secret code.
Still, Ameen says that true hip-hop slang will always be rooted in the local neighborhoods where one's friends are and where life is lived.
www.voanews.com /specialenglish/archive/2004-07/a-2004-07-02-3-1.cfm   (910 words)

  
 DawgSpeak Online - Hip Hop Help Page
Some examples of Hip-Hop Slang include the words "shiznit," "crizib," "drizink," and " cizool." This slang has been gaining popularity from around the early to mid-nineteen nineties especially in the African American community.
Due to the fact that there is no reliable source for the spelling of slang terms, it is up to the writer how to spell the actual word, but if he or she is adding the "-iz" the instructions above should be sufficient.
The easiest way to spell slang terms is to spell them like they sound.
virtual.park.uga.edu /dawgspeak/hiphophelp.html   (712 words)

  
 Open Directory - Arts: Music: Styles: H: Hip Hop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Hip Hop Battleground - Streaming audio, news, freestyle and chat room, artwork, backgrounds, wallpaper, and reviews.
Hip Hop Havoc - Features mixtapes and exlusives from top artists in streaming audio, including release dates and the latest news.
The Rap Dictionary - Definitions of hip hop slang and expressions.
dmoz.org /Arts/Music/Styles/H/Hip_Hop   (719 words)

  
 Hip-Hop Slang Dictionary
Young people have always loved slang: it’s a private language, a secret code that separates insiders from outsiders.
And for as long as the hip-hop community has been around, it’s been a major source of popular slang.
Swayze: to leave, to be gone; "I'm Swayze"; comes from the fact that Patrick Swayze was in Ghost and disappeared at the end.
www.trendcentral.com /trends/trendarticle.asp?tcArticleId=144   (577 words)

  
 Hip Hop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This style incorporates modern and jazz elements and uses fast tempos and quick movements.
Other slang terms for hip-hop are "break dancing", "popping" and "locking", or “funk”.
This style started in New York City and on the West Coast in the 1970's and 80's.
www.uwm.edu /People/addeleon/Research/hiphop/hiphop.htm   (103 words)

  
 www.reptorproductions.co.uk - Hip Hop Slang, Knowing What It’s All About
Hip Hop Capital is your online hip hop resource.
Hip Hop Capital has been a force online for years and only continues to grow.
Go to http://hiphopcapital.com and see for yourself why thousands choose Hip Hop Capital.
www.reptorproductions.co.uk /movies-and-music/HipHopSlangKnowi.html   (391 words)

  
 Thug (hip hop slang) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The thug sub-culture, although primarily derived from ideals espoused by African American gangsta rap and hip-hop artists, is not over-represented by African Americans.
Additionally, many thugs are from other minorities such as Asians, Latinos or Caucasians who idealize the gangsta rap/hip hop scene.
Status symbols within the thug lifestyle include nice cars (known as "whips") and modifications to cars (e.g.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thug_(hip_hop_slang)   (1091 words)

  
 HIP HOP KNOWLEDGE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
I dedicate these pages to the research and preservation of our culture HIP HOP.
I have been a student and practitioner of this culture all my life and will remain a student till my death.
And i will continue to present knowledge and history of this culture that has giving me many blessing and taken me throughout the world.
mrwiggles.biz /hip_hop_knowledge.htm   (164 words)

  
 hip hop books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
While i will always try and support books that come out and tell some history on Hip Hop, i would really like to see more books published by acctual pioneers themselves.
This is a great book for fashion in HIP HOP.
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www.mrwiggles.biz /hip_hop_books.htm   (186 words)

  
 ClickPress | HIP-HOP & URBAN SLANG OUTS WEBSTER IN A HEADLOCK
Educators, law enforcement, and parents will find this guide extremely resourceful as it breaks-down the hip expressions, coded jargon, and secret word play used among young people.
Today with Hip-Hop and Urban cultures stranglehold on the mainstream, slang has passed the days of being a passing fancy and only the lingo of the inner city, slang has crept into the suburbs and rurual areas of America.
If you're not hip, I guarantee you will be once you read STREET TALK, and at the very least, you know that phat means something "outstanding, unique or the best of its kind".
www.clickpress.com /releases/Detailed/4349005cp.shtml   (319 words)

  
 List of slang used in hip hop music - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of slang used in hip hop music
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If you seek information about this subject, you may search for List of slang used in hip hop music in other articles.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_slang_used_in_hip_hop_music   (179 words)

  
 VH1.com : E-40 : E-40 Defines Hip-Hop With Slang Dictionary - Urge Music Downloads   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
His intent is to help people better grasp his unique vernacular as well as more common elements of the language of hip-hop.
While slang dictionaries are nothing new, guides to the unique and constantly changing language of hip-hop have been rare.
But the last book to completely devote itself to rap slang, 1995's "A to Z : The Book of Rap & Hip Hop Slang," by Isaac Mozeson and Lois Stavsky, is now out of print.
www.vh1.com /artists/news/500244/08111998/e_forty.jhtml   (712 words)

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