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www.allmusic.com/style/alternative-rap-ma0000012203

Find Alternative Rap Albums, Artists and Songs, and Hand-Picked Top Alternative Rap Music on AllMusic.

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rap

Rap definition is - a sharp blow or knock. ... 2a : a type of music of African American origin in which rhythmic and usually rhyming speech is chanted to a musical ...

rap.fandom.com/wiki/Rapping

Hip hop grew out of this same tradition; stripping down the melody, emphasizing the rhythm, and incorporating mouth music, battling, and vocal improvisation.

djbooth.net/features/2019-09-23-how-does-hip-hop-progress-in-the-2020s

Sep 23, 2019 ... In the early 1990s, the "hip-hop/rap" genre exploded to become, by far, the most common genre of music on the Billboard Hot 100 charts for two ...

www.storybench.org/a-data-history-of-popular-hip-hop

According to Nielsen Music's 2017 year-end report, hip-hop has officially overtaken rock as the most popular genre in the country, and it is nearly impossible to ...

www.sutori.com/story/timeline-of-rap--4nfqGfmf8mLmZ5suv1RHfipQ

Rap music technically originated thousands of years ago in Africa, by village story tellers (called "griots"). The style of talking while music is playing is rap music&...

www.theatlantic.com/culture/archive/2015/05/1991-the-most-important-year-in-music/392642

May 8, 2015 ... Historical, musical, and quantitative evidence shows that the rise of rap is the most important thing that has ever happened to the genre.

www.jstor.org/stable/853712

Reflecting on the intensification of regional rap activity within the US during what might be defined as the genre's 'middle-school' historical period,3 Nelson C; ...

www.ukessays.com/essays/cultural-studies/examining-the-history-of-rap-music-cultural-studies-essay.php

The first rap has its roots in Bronx; a ghetto that is based in New York City. The black Americans had started using instrumental music and drum beats as the ...

www.etymonline.com/word/rap

RAP Meaning: "a quick, light blow, stroke," also "a fart" (late 15c.), native or borrowed ... Meaning "to perform rap music" is recorded by 1979. Rel...