Rapping is "spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics". The components of rapping
include "content", "flow" (rhythm and rhyme), and "delivery".
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 ...
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 ...
How has rap music influenced elements of pop culture such as fashion, art, ....
Hip Hop Roots, Hip Hop History and Rap History give detailed information about
The rap music of today is an outgrowth of the mid-1970s hip-hop, a brash mixture
of rhythm ... Heavily influenced by his family's Mississippi roots, Snoop's rap style
... Rebels Without a Clue: A Little History Behind an Extremist Group in the U.S..
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?
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 ...
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 ...
By the end of the 1970s, rap had become a full-fledged musical genre, thanks to
such artists as the Sugarhill Gang and Kurtis ... What is the historical context?
Though rap is widely known, there are still several questions surrounding the
genre. What's the difference between rap and hip-hop? Where does rap come