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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapping

Rapping can be traced back to its African roots. Centuries before hip-hop music existed, the griots of West Africa were delivering stories ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip_hop_music

Hip hop music, also known as rap music, is a genre of popular music developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans ...

www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=7550286

Feb 22, 2007 ... Rap as a genre began at block parties in New York City in the early ... Initially dismissed as a fad, rap music proved its commercial viability in ...

colemizestudios.com/how-did-rap-start

Sep 23, 2014 ... The roots of rapping. Thousands of years ago in Africa “griots”, where village story tellers who played basic handmade instruments while they told ...

www.fouroverfour.jukely.com/culture/history-of-rap-hip-hop

Aug 7, 2018 ... Rap music is undeniably one of the most popular genres in America ... mumble rap, rapmetal and rapcore; it's infiltrated almost every genre at ...

www.britannica.com/art/hip-hop

Although widely considered a synonym for rap music, the term hip-hop refers to a ... Hip-hop originated in the predominantly African American economically ...

www.britannica.com/art/rap

This backing music, which can include digital sampling, is also called hip-hop, the ... Rap, which originated in African American communities in New York City, ...

iconcollective.edu/hip-hop-history

Nov 13, 2019 ... Hip hop is more than music; it's a cultural movement that incorporates ... This historical party is recognized for launching the hip hop movement.

www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/music-hip-hop.htm

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 ...

www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/rap-hip-hop

Jun 16, 2007 ... 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 ...