Hip hop is a subcultural movement that was formed during the early 1970s by
African-American ... The origin of the hip hop culture stems from the block parties
of the Ghetto Brothers, when they plug...
Cultural movement that attained widespread popularity in the 1980s and '90s;
also, the ... As the hip-hop movement began at society's margins, its origins are ...
Today's rap music reflects its origin in the hip-hop culture of young, urban,
working-class African-Americans, its roots in the African oral tradition, its function
Jun 16, 2014 ... "The toast would be a series of rhymes, and you would say it so it sounded real
cool," says Curtis Sherrod, of Harlem's Hip-Hop Culture Center.
This, the contributor believes, marked the birth of hip hop. The music led to an
entire cultural movement that's altered generational thinking – from ... of an entire
genre of music and Kool Herc's story isn't the only story of the origin of Hip-Hop.
Hip-hop culture emerged out of an atmosphere of disappointment and ... From
the beginning, hip-hop was aggressive and oppositional, a break from the
Aug 2, 2010 ... A new movement of street art and graffiti also came out of the beginnings of hip-
hop and gang culture in the Bronx in the late '70s.
"THE ROOTS OF HIP HOP" - RM HIP HOP MAGAZINE 1986. In the beginning
there was Africa, and it is from Africa that all today's black American music, ... and
"fresh tunes" meant that the new hip-hop culture was primed and ready to
Mar 16, 2011 ... To research and report on the history of hip-hop -- from its modest New York
beginnings in the 1970s at parties in uptown Bronx recreation ...
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