In this research paper, I will discuss hip hop’s rise from the inner city to a global force and more importantly, I will examine how it can become a dominant musical and cultural force.
Hip hop is one of the biggest genre in the world, yet it is only about thirty years old, and it is still going strong.
From the street corner to the world stage, hip hop has grown immensely into being the world’s biggest musical genre and cultural influence.
Yet to my fellow peers, little is known about its cultural roots and history.
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Hip Hop Research Paper
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Thus the breakbeat was born and so was DJing (“The Four Elements of Hip Hop”). Also known as ‘mic-controllers’, MC’s rapped over the music spun by DJ’s, like Pete “DJ” Jones and Hollywood and Eddie Cheeba who created music by mixing old and new records that included funk, like James Brown.
Earlier MC’s were Coke La Rock, Luvbug Starski, and Busy Bee.
But then they found a voice and that voice was hip hop.
And this so called hip hop became one of the biggest cultural phenomenon’s the world has seen.