The 4 Elements Of The Movement Of Hip Hop

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The 4 Elements of the Movement of Hip Hop The Urban Dictionary’s definition of Hip Hop is: A name for the 4 elements of the late 70 's New York City renaissance which includes break dancing, emceeing, (rapping) graffiti, and turntablism. Wikipedia’s definition is: Hip hop or hip-hop is a subcultural movement that formed during the early 1970s by African-American and Puerto Rican youths residing in the South Bronx in New York City. Hip hop is truly several forms of art used to express emotions visually, aurally, orally, physically. It is then categorized into 4 separate parts: mceeing, Djing, breakdancing and graffiti. All have evolved from when they were first created, shifted over the years and now apply to modern times. Many people have different versions to how Hip Hop was created. The one most often believed is how Dj Kool Herc came across 3 of the components that make up hip hop. When trying to entertain at a birthday party using a turntable, he accidentally expanded a break in the beat. A technique now known as scratching was invented and people began to rhyme, and breakdance during this break. Mceeing or rapping to the beats made by a dj and his turntable, the most popular of the foundations of hip hop, took the Black and Puerto Rican communities by storm. Eventually spreading out from the select neighborhoods, making its way to the rest of the world. Though people were dubious about this style of music becoming popular, now rap music is one of the most listened

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