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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/Hip_hop

Hip hop is a subculture and art movement developed by African-Americans from the South ... Other elements of the hip hop subculture and arts movement beyond the main four are: hip hop culture and historical knowledge of the movement ... This was later accompanied by "rapping" or "MCing", a rhythmic style of chanting  ...

www.britannica.com/topic/hip-hop

Jun 29, 2017 ... hip-hop: cultural movement that attained widespread popularity in the ... the musical style incorporating rhythmic and/or rhyming speech that became the ... As the hip-hop movement began at society's margins, its origins are ...

www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/music-hip-hop.htm

A look at the vocabulary of hip hop music and rap music through its history and people. ... breakdancing (noun): a style of street-dancing in hip hop culture - The  ...

blog.dubspot.com/hip-hop-culture

Sep 27, 2016 ... Hip-hop is a culture born from the ashes of disco and the ... Similar to the style of disco DJs in their era, funk DJs would mix together percussive ...

web.stanford.edu/class/e297c/poverty_prejudice/mediarace/socialsignificance.htm

Today's rap music reflects its origin in the hip-hop culture of young, urban, ... its name to "breakdancing"--a style specific to hip-hop culture, which was facilitated by ... While rap's history appears brief its relation to the African oral tradition, which ...

www.encyclopedia.com/social-sciences/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/hip-hop-culture

Definition of Hip-Hop Culture – Our online dictionary has Hip-Hop Culture ... in its genesis were from a diverse array of African, Latino, and European origins. Hip- hop itself would not exist in its current style without the various and diverse ...

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

Similar moves would later inspire an element of hip-hop culture known as ... U- Roy invades Jamaican pop charts with three top ten songs using a style known as ...

www.paleycenter.org/the-emergence-of-hip-hop

Hip-hop culture emerged out of an atmosphere of disappointment and disillusionment. ... Hip-hop was also break dancing, the gymnastic dance style that valued ...

www.highsnobiety.com/2016/01/15/hip-hop-fashion-history

Jan 15, 2016 ... Prior to the 1990s and the arrival of “hip-hop fashion brands” (many of ... while seminal films like Wild Style also helped spread the gospel far and wide. ... come to define hip-hop culture have their origins in the disenfranchised ...