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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-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 ...

www.britannica.com/topic/hip-hop

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 ...

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 ...

www.nytimes.com/2015/06/25/t-magazine/nas-fresh-dressed-style.html

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.'”.

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.theguardian.com/fashion/2015/oct/27/fresh-dressed-fashion-hip-hop-kanye-west-louis-vuitton

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.

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  ...

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

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.

www.pbs.org/black-culture/explore/hip-hop

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.