Hip Hop Music – A Brief History

Written by on November 20, 2022

Hip hop music has become one of the most popular forms of music around the world. It has been around for almost 30 years and is still growing. The first hip hop music was made in New York City by DJ Kool Herc, who started to spin records at parties in his friend’s apartment. In the early 1980s, DJ Afrika Bambaataa started the Universal Zulu Nation. He promoted the idea that black people should stand up against racism and discrimination. He was known as the father of hip hop culture. He said that he was the first person to use the term “hip hop”. He also said that he invented the word “hip hop” because it sounded cool.

In the late 1980s, Run DMC released their first album. They were a group of five brothers from Brooklyn, New York. Their song “My Adidas” was the first rap song to get radio play. It was also the first rap song to be played on MTV.

In 1988, the Sugar Hill Gang released “Rapper’s Delight”. This song was very popular and was one of the first songs that taught how to rap. Many other groups followed this style, including Public Enemy. They were considered the first gangster rap group.

The 1990s saw a lot of new groups like 2 Live Crew, NWA, Big Daddy Kane, and Tupac Shakur. These groups created new styles of music, including “ghetto rap”, which was very popular. They were all very popular in the United States, but many other countries have started to listen to them as well.

There are now thousands of different groups that make hip hop music. There are artists who are famous for making new styles of hip hop music. Some of these artists include Eminem, 50 Cent, Kanye West, and Jay Z.

There are also many different types of music that are popular with young people today. One type of music that is very popular is pop music. This is music that is not really hip hop music, but is still very popular. It includes music from singers like Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake.


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