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Synonyms for hip-hop

an urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city

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genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment

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For these new students, joining a hip-hop crew can provide a comfortable entry point into the dance competition world.
IN SUMMER 1996 I WAS AWARDED A FELLOWSHIP FROM the West African Research Association to explore the influence of hip-hop music on theatre and fine arts in Dakar.
Within the context of rap and Hip Hop, he is not only known in this regard through his prodigious essays on the subject, but for writing the only trilogy on rap and Hip-Hop culture.
Two different answers to this question of who should teach hip-hop help lay the landscape of responses.
The most commonly held view, however, is that hip-hop is a cultural movement that emerged in the South Bronx in New York City during the 1970s, and MCing (or rapping; MC = master of ceremonies, also mic controller) is one of its four primary elements.
Dre's The Chronic album in 1992--a classic hip-hop CD, no doubt, which introduced Snoop Dogg.
To strengthen their argument, the authors connect what they experienced while striving to incorporate hip-hop into religion to what the Apostle Paul experienced during biblical times.
Do you think there's going to be a new wave of more conscious hip-hop again?
Rappers themselves have helped to shape hip-hop culture and influence countless members of the generation.
Q: How is the Bush Administration trying to coopt hip-hop for war?
The audience, ranging from dreadlocked hip-hop heads to middle-aged couples, clapped along, bobbing their heads to her deliberate and spry tempo.
The acclaimed West and his chart-topping r&b protege John Legend - along with the likes of the Black Eyed Peas and rappers Common and Talib Kweli - are spearheading a new musical movement that shuns the misogyny, gunplay, bloody revenge fantasies and mindless conspicuous consumption of a previous generation of hip-hop record makers and breakers.
Hip-hop takes existing beats, restructures them, and injects the individual in the form of a rap.
executive editor of The Source: The Magazine of Hip-Hop Music, Culture, and Politics and author of The Rap on Gangsta Rap, offers an in-depth look at the politics and history of the issues affecting the hip hop generation.