hop hop  /ˈhɑp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of hopping; jumping upward or forward (especially on one foot)
  2. (n) twining perennials having cordate leaves and flowers arranged in conelike spikes; the dried flowers of this plant are used in brewing to add the characteristic bitter taste to beer
  3. (n) an informal dance where popular music is played
  4. (v) jump lightly
  5. (v) move quickly from one place to another
  6. (v) travel by means of an aircraft, bus, etc.
  7. (v) traverse as if by a short airplane trip
  8. (v) jump across
  9. (v) make a jump forward or upward

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Usage(s):

  1. To a zoologist, the leap of the grasshopper is one of the wonders of the world.
  2. Young Arabs are turning to hip-hop to express their feelings about conflicts in the Middle East.
  3. Like many suburban kids, he developed a passion for hip-hop that was only enhanced by his awareness that the genre often romanticized bad behavior.

News

  1. Cash Kings 2012: Hip-Hop's 20 Top Earners

    With $110 million in pretax earnings, Dr. Dre is this year’s Hip-Hop Cash King—thanks largely to his Beats headphone line. He’s not the only one on the list who banks the bulk of his bucks outside the recording studio.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Hip-hop’s Public Enemy partners with BitTorrent to give power to the people

    Hip-hop's Public Enemy has partnered with BitTorrent to offer fans the chance to download not only their new video (and outtakes), but also exclusive elements of their new track for the "low price" of sharing their e-mail addresses.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  3. Hip-Hop Super Tuesday: Kanye West Leads, J. Cole Gets Bigger

    June 18 was a Super Tuesday for hip-hop, with new albums from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller all going on sale that day. At the present, West's...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Billboard

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. "The goal of the project is to have a solar-powered plane flying day and night without fuel," said team co-founder Bertrand Piccard, adding that this test flight "the third major step after its first 'flea hop' and an extended flight earlier...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Bertrand Piccard Source: The Hindu

  3. "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

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