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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, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a music genre developed in the United .... to describe the type of music. The first use of the term in print was in The Village Voice, by Steven Hager, later author of a 1984 history of hip hop.


Jun 29, 2017 ... 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 ...


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 ...


13 hours ago ... #TBT this week to The Rub's History of Hip Hop mix from 2002, the year in which The Rub was conceived. Of course, leave the 2002 version of ...


Hip-hop music originated in the late 60th of the 20th century and continues to evolve to the present day. That what began more than 30 years ago, boiled over  ...


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 ...


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 ...


Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes · The Film · About Hip-Hop · The Issues ... more about the key movers, music and moments in the history of hip-hop—so far.