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www.quora.com/What-are-the-origins-of-rap-music

The beginning of hip hop period was end of 1970s, by DJ kool Herc, a Jamaican immigrant. They took it as a Jamaican tradition of toasting. Although I believe it ...

www.cs.mcgill.ca/~rwest/wikispeedia/wpcd/wp/h/Hip_hop_music.htm

Hip hop music, also known as rap music, is a style of music which came into existence ... By 1979, hip hop had become a commercially popular music genre and ...

medium.com/@ericreesebooks/brief-history-of-rap-music-beginners-6ad1e65d1f44

Africa is where this type of music has its roots. Throughout West Africa, tribes narrated their stories using rhymes and drums. Rap came via the Caribbean ...

time.com/5118041/rap-music-mainstream

Jan 25, 2018 ... Nearly half of the songs on Jan. 27's Billboard Hot 100 chart were rap or incorporate elements of hip-hop. Listening in the genre increased 74% ...

lascafeteras.com/the-hystory-of-hip-hop-or-rap-music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a music genre formed in the United States in the 1970s that consists of a stylized rhythmic music that ...

www.redbull.com/in-en/history-of-hip-hop

Jun 19, 2020 ... Born out of the New York street culture of the 1970s, hip-hop is now the world's biggest music genre. Explore its history through Red Bull's ...

www.encyclopedia.com/literature-and-arts/performing-arts/music-popular-and-jazz/rap-music

Although Brown is lauded for the name of this genre, the roots of rap can be traced from southern black oral forms such as toasts, blues, game songs (e.g., " ham- ...

recordplayerpros.com/origins-of-hip-hop

The Roots of Rapping & How The Term Was Born. In the industry today, rapping is ...

harvardpolitics.com/evolution-rap

Even those unfamiliar with the genre can recognize that rap and hip-hop are not ... Earlier hip-hop music has a distinct tone with a relatively consistent theme of ...

teachersinstitute.yale.edu/curriculum/units/1993/4/93.04.04.x.html

According to my research all sources seem to point to the Bronx in New York City as the origin for the 'Hip Hop' culture. The first major component of this subculture &nbs...