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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip_hop

Hip hop pioneer and South Bronx community leader Afrika Bambaataa also credits Lovebug Starski as the first to use the term "hip hop", as it relates to the culture. Bambaataa, former leader of the Black Spades gang, also did much to further popularize the term. The words "hip hop" first appeared in print on September 21, ...

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hip-hop-is-born-at-a-birthday-party-in-the-bronx

On this day in History, Hip Hop is born at a birthday party in the Bronx on Aug 11, 1973. Learn more about ... Kool Herc's contribution to hip hop was even more fundamental. DJ Kool .... Because of the strike, the 1994 World Series was cancelled; it was the first time baseball did not crown a champion in 89 years. During the ...

www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/investigation/birthplace-of-hip-hop

The Case: A hip hop enthusiast from New York City has always heard that 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx is the birthplace of hip hop. ... Related Investigation Harley Davidson Motorcycle Did this motorcycle see action in World War I? Also in Season 7 Civil War Bridge Has a new discovery rewritten Civil War history?

www.britannica.com/topic/hip-hop

Sep 27, 2017 ... Hip-hop originated in the predominantly African American economically depressed South Bronx section of New York City in the late 1970s. As the hip- hop movement began at society's margins, its origins are shrouded in myth, enigma, and obfuscation. Graffiti and break dancing, the aspects of the culture ...

www.laweekly.com/music/hip-hop-did-not-begin-how-you-think-it-did-4762859

Jun 16, 2014 ... MCs were originally rapping primarily to showcase their DJs. That is, until Sugar Hill Gang put out "Rapper's Delight" in 1979. It was the second rap record of all time, and an enormous hit, proving there was a market for rapping on wax. From there, Kool Moe Dee battled Busy Bee and changed how rappers ...

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

Rev up the time machine, dive in and explore the most comprehensive timeline of hip-hop history on the web. ... Michael Jackson does 'the moonwalk' at the Grammys, borrowing b-boy dance elements from LA breakers. 1985. Sugarhill Records goes into bankruptcy and is forced out of business. Salt 'n' Pepa make their ...

www.wnyc.org/story/89709-south-bronx-hip-hop-year-zero

Aug 1, 2010 ... Not only did these DJing techniques invented in the South Bronx form the basis for the hip-hop we know today, they also brought about the rise of a new kind of aggressive dancing: b-boying, known to most people by its more generic term, break dancing. B-boys' moves are physically demanding: the top ...

www.globaldarkness.com/articles/roots_of_hiphop.htm

"THE ROOTS OF HIP HOP" - RM HIP HOP MAGAZINE 1986. In the beginning there was Africa, and it is from Africa that all today's black American music, be it Jazz, R'n'B, Soul or Electro, is either directly or indirectly descended. The ancient African tribal rhythms and musical traditions survived the shock of the transportation ...

www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/history-of-hip-hop-music-new-york-dj-kool-herc-google-doodle-clive-cindy-campbell-a7887501.html

Aug 11, 2017 ... Google has unveiled a new doodle on its home page commemorating the birth of Hip Hop 44 years ago. Said to be coined by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five member Keith "Cowboy" Wiggins, the music movement of Hip Hop can be tracked right back to a post-industrial South Bronx in New York ...