hip-hop hip-hop

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city
  2. (n) genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Young Arabs are turning to hip-hop to express their feelings about conflicts in the Middle East.
  2. Like hip-hop, kwaito has become a cultural movement that incorporates lifestyle and fashion.
  3. After the Imus scandal, the rap mogul made a surprising plea to remove three offensive words from hip-hop's airwaves.

News

  1. Ed Sheeran Says New Album Will Have More Hip-Hop Influence

    Ed Sheeran doesn’t look much like a hip-hop artist with his wild red hair or tattoo sleeves, but the British singer said his upcoming studio effort will sound a lot more like some classic 1990s rap albums. After establishing himself as a modern artist in the folk/hip-hop vein, Sheeran said he looked to some of... Read more » Ed Sheeran Says New Album Will Have More Hip-Hop Influence is a post ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Junior Hip-Hop Dance Camp

    Get ready to rock the dance floor! Campers will learn new and exciting dance moves featuring all the latest choreography. Basic hip-hop moves will be taught each day and broken down step by step to music, followed by a creative craft. Final day of camp students will put on a performance for family and friends. A $30 material fee is payable to instructor. Bring a snack/lunch and water. Camp fee ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

  3. Hip-hop, poetry, singers, classical music to star in Muslim event

    Muslim hip-hop artists, poets, singers and classical musicians will perform today at the Crest Theatre in "An Islamic Expression of Traditional & Contemporary Art."
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

Quotes

  1. "He made soul music a world music," Sharpton said. "What James Brown was to music in terms of soul and hip-hop, rap, all of that, is what Bach was to classical music. This is a guy who literally changed the music industry. He put everybody on...
    on Dec 25, 2006 By: Al Sharpton Source: FOXNews

  2. "If by some stroke of the pen hip-hop was silenced, the issues would still be present in our communities," rapper and record producer David Banner, whose real name is Levell Crump, said in a prepared statements to a House Energy and Commerce...
    on Feb 28, 2006 By: David Banner Source: Ninemsn

  3. In a statement released Tuesday by his publicist, Aykroyd said, "No one has ever integrated music, musicianship, dance and showmanship so effectively as did JB Every rap, hip-hop, house, soul, R&B, rock and pop artist practicing today has been...
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Dan Aykroyd Source: Washington Post

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