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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.

Hip hop music - Wikipedia


Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a music genre formed in the United States in .... describe the type of music. The first use of the term in print was in The Village Voice, by Stev...

History of Hip Hop Music | EnglishClub


A look at the vocabulary of hip hop music and rap music through its history and people. With words, meanings and example sentences. Vocab for ESL learners ...

Hip Hop is born at a birthday party in the Bronx - History (history.com)


Like any style of music, hip hop has roots in other forms, and its evolution was shaped by many different artists, but there's a case to be made that it came to life  ...

hip-hop | music and cultural movement | Britannica.com


Nov 12, 2012 ... Hip-hop, cultural movement that attained widespread popularity in the .... of the most complex groups in the history of rap; by Diddy (known by a ...

The History Of Hip Hop - Davey D


The History Of Hip Hop. written by Davey D.

Birthplace Of Hip Hop | History Detectives | PBS


The Case: A hip hop enthusiast from New York City has always heard that 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx is the birthplace of hip hop. The story goes that ...

The Rub » History of Hip-Hop


Nov 10, 2016 ... TBT this week is the History of Hip-Hop mix for we did for 1986. ... Brooklyn Radio has uploaded all of our Hip-Hop History mixes to Hearthis.at, ...

The History of Hip-Hop: The Early Years - Rap/Hip-Hop - About.com


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

The History of Hip-Hop : NPR


Sep 2, 2005 ... Bring on the funk and hear tales of the old school: Fresh Air features interviews with some of the greatest names in hip-hop history. Guests ...