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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-style graffiti (spraypaint art) showing stylized, elaborate lettering and colourful cartoons. Hip hop is a subculture and art movement developed by African-Americans and Latinos from ... of the hip hop subculture and arts movement beyond the main four are: hip hop culture and historical knowledge of the movement ...


Hip-hop, cultural movement that attained widespread popularity in the 1980s and ... as “graf” or “writing”; and “B-boying,” which encompasses hip-hop dance, style, and ... As the hip-hop movement began at society's margins, its origins are ...


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 ...


Jun 25, 2015 ... The “Illmatic” rapper shares his rules of style with T ahead of the release of his film “Fresh Dressed.” ... A History of Hip-Hop and Fashion, as Told by Nas ... is still strong in pop culture — clothes, fashion or what we call 'gear.'”.


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 ...


Oct 27, 2015 ... So fresh and so clean: a brief history of fashion and hip-hop ... and A$AP Rocky, it's a crash course in an alliance of style, culture and music.


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  ...


Explore a timeline of hip-hop history, from 1925 to now. ... Hips), a performer at the Cotton Club, invents a dance style similar to today's hip-hop moves. ... Similar moves would later inspire an element of hip-hop culture known as breakdancing.


Go beyond the beats of Hip-hop with this special collection of videos and web- exclusive ... into a documentary or program about the history and influence Hip- Hop. ... Maestro and DJ Kool Rod mash up the black national anthem hip-hop style.