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Timeline: Hip Hop
1925: Earl Tucker (aka Snake Hips), a performer at the Cotton Club invents a dance style similar to today’s hip-hop moves.
1940: Tom the Great (a.k.a. Thomas Wong) uses a booming sound system to please his audience.
1950: The Soundclash contest between Coxsone Dodd’s “Downbeat” and Duke Reid’s “Trojan” gives birth to DJ Battling.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_age_hip_hop

Golden age hip hop is a name given to mainstream hip hop music created in the late 1980s and early 1990s, typically by artists and musicians originating from ...

www.pbs.org/independentlens/hiphop/timeline.htm

Hip-hop's rise from an underground party scene dominated by Bronx youth to a billion-dollar-generating worldwide phenomenon that has transcended genre ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-hip-hop-1925-to-now-2857353

Explore a timeline of hip-hop history, from 1925 to now.

www.softschools.com/timelines/history_of_hip_hop_timeline/248

Music has been a constant in the lives of humans for all of time. The hip-hop movement is much younger, having started in the last hundred years, but it quickly ...

hiphoparchive.org/timeline/hiphop-and-politics-timeline

Gil Scott Heron releases "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised", furthering the influence of hip hop as a medium for political discourse. The song features ...

www.hiphoparea.com/rap/unofficial-hip-hop-timeline.html

Hip Hop "Grandfather" Afrika Bambaataa (Godfather of Hip-Hop culture, Father of the Electro Funk sound, founder of the Universal Zulu Nation, visionary, ...

hiphoparchive.org/timeline/nas-timeline

By the time he was 10 years old, Nas would write and practice rhymes and wake his older brother in the morning to get feedback on his lyricism. 1985. The song ...

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Feb 4, 2014 ... A timeline covering the evolution of Rap and Hip Hop from 1950 to 2008. Used during From the Street to Mainstream: The Evolution of Rap/Hip ...

digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/best_rap-timeline2.html

Sep 11, 2005 ... Groundbreaking and pivotal events in the third decade of Rap and Hip-Hop music 1990-1999.