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Rap Music, and the culture that surrounds rapping itself, hip-hop, is a genre of music and a lifestyle which originated in the housing projects of New York City, New York in the late 1970s but which now has global influence. While not without controversy and numerous critics, rap music has emerged as one of the most popular musical forms in the world.

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Rock ’n’ roll—or something like it—had actually been around for a while. It was called rhythm and blues, or R&B for short. It was played by black musicians. R&B came from blues music and from the gospel music of Southern churches. But this music was not for Sunday morning worship. R&B musicians played electric guitars.

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Jared Anthony Higgins a.k.a Juice Wrld, born on December 2, 1998, and passed away on December 8, 2019. Higgins was a renowned American singer, songwriter,...

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flow "Flow" is defined as "the rhythms and rhymes" of a hip-hop song's lyrics and how they interact – the book How to Rap breaks flow down into rhyme, rhyme schemes, and rhythm (also known as cadence).[49] 'Flow' is also sometimes used to refer to elements of the delivery (pitch,

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Hip Hop (Music) Hip hop music is related to the griots of West Africa, traveling singers and poets whose musical style is reminiscent of hip hop. Some griot traditions came with slaves to the New World. The most important direct influence on the creation of hip hop music is the Jamaican style called dub, which arose in the 1960s.

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Who Started it all? DeeJays AKA Disc Jockey There were approximately ten different pioneers, each of whom stakes a claim as the originator: Pete DJ Jones, Kool DJ Herc, DJ Hollywood, Eddie Cheeba, "Love Bug" Starski, Grand Master Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow, the

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The Hip Hop Game contains commentary from a legendary rap artist about the world of rap music today. Hip Hop Roots, Hip Hop History and Rap History give detailed information about the history of rap music. Rap and Youth and Teen Influence address the influences that rap music has had on youth, as do Positive Impact and Youth Influence.

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#24: The hip hop music was invented by Clive Campbell (Stage name DJ Kool Herc) during a DJ performance event organized on 11th August 1973. #25: Thomas Edison – a scientist in the field of the audio arena, invented phonograph on 12th August 1877. #26: Assuming that around 10% of the world’s population is left handed, there is very little market for left handed instruments.

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The song reached the Hot 100 (at #84) on the chart dated November 10, and cracked the Top 40 (at #37) on January 5, peaking at #36 a week later. These chart positions may look modest, but getting a rap song national attention was quite an accomplishment, making "Rapper's Delight" a seminal song in hip-hop history.

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October in Music History. Elvis Comes Fifth in Talent Show Elvis Presley made his first public appearance as a singer on this day. It did not go well: he came fifth in a local talent show. But he was only ten years old. October 3, 1945; Chopin: The Day the Music Died