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Rapping - Wikipedia

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Rapping is "spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics". The components of rapping include "content", "flow" (rhythm and rhyme), and "delivery".

History of Rap - The True Origins of Rap Music - ColeMizeStudios

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Sep 23, 2014 ... And the rest is history. What record companies thought was just a fad rapidly grew into the most popular music genre of this decade. Rap ...

The Birth of Rap: A Look Back : World Cafe : NPR

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Feb 22, 2007 ... World Cafe celebrates Black History Month with a special on the birth of ... Rap as a genre began at block parties in New York City in the early 1970s, ... Initially dismissed as a fad, rap music proved its commercial viability in ...

Hip-Hop Did Not Begin How You Think It Did | L.A. Weekly

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Jun 16, 2014 ... To hear most people tell it, the history of rap goes like this: MCs were ... And, what gave birth to the music at block parties like Kool Herc's?

What Is Rap Music? - Definition, History & Artists - Video & Lesson ...

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Rap has two basic points of origin: Jamaica and New York City. Although many people associate Jamaica only with reggae, the island has been profoundly ...

History of Hip Hop Music | EnglishClub

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A look at the vocabulary of hip hop music and rap music through its history and ... Hip hop became a major genre of popular music in the 21st century, with hip ...

THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF RAP & HIP-HOP CULTURE

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Rap, like other forms of music, cannot be understood unless it is studied without the frame of its historical and social context. Today's rap music reflects its origin ...

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

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Nov 12, 2012 ... Although widely considered a synonym for rap music, the term hip-hop refers to a ... Hip-hop originated in the predominantly African American .... complex groups in the history of rap; by Diddy (known by a variety of names, ...

Rap music originated in medieval Scottish pubs, claims American ...

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Dec 28, 2008 ... Rap music originated in the medieval taverns of Scotland rather than ... in a new study examining the historical context of Robert Burn's work.

Where did rap come from? - Quora

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In old West Africa, tribesmen would deliver stories rhythmically over drum beats, which had a ... By the end of the 1970s, rap had become a full-fledged musical genre, thanks to such artists as the Sugarhill Gang ... What is the historical context?

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History of Rap Music - Plastic Little

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More than a century before rap exploded onto the American music scene, West ... took notice of this emerging musical genre. once they did, numerous rap acts, ...

Rap Music

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Dec 27, 2011 ... How has rap music influenced elements of pop culture such as fashion, art, .... Hip Hop Roots, Hip Hop History and Rap History give detailed ...

Rap Music Began on Jamaica in the 1960's - NYTimes.com

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Jun 15, 1988 ... To the Editor: ''It's Official: Rap Music Is in the Mainstream'' (news story, May 16) is inaccurate on the origin of rap music. Rap music originated ...