History Of Hip Hop Music

Written by on November 21, 2022

New hip hop music is a genre of music that is becoming increasingly popular all over the world. It is also known as rap music. There are many different kinds of hip hop music that have been created in the last couple of decades. Some of them are more commercial than others and some of them are more underground than others.

Hip hop music has been around for a long time, but it didn’t really become popular until the late 1980s. In the beginning, hip hop music was made by African American artists who were trying to express themselves through their music. Many of these artists came from the south side of Chicago. They were inspired by the music that was being played on the radio in the 1960s. The music was very upbeat and had a lot of energy. This music was called soul music and it was very popular with white people.

During the 1970s and 1980s, there were many groups of African American musicians who started making their own music. One of the most popular groups was the Sugar Hill Gang. Their first album was released in 1979. It was called “Rapper’s Delight”. The song was so popular that it became the first rap record to go gold. It was followed by other popular records including “Sucker MC’s” by Run DMC.

By the early 1990s, hip hop music was becoming more popular among white people. Many white people were listening to the music because they felt that it was cool. They wanted to dress like the rappers and they wanted to listen to the lyrics. This led to the creation of new genres of hip hop music. Some of these genres included alternative hip hop and gangster rap.

The popularity of hip hop music continued to grow throughout the 1990s. In 1997, the first hip hop concert was held at Madison Square Garden. This event was organized by Russell Simmons. This concert featured many famous hip hop artists such as Jay-Z, Puff Daddy and Notorious B.I.G. During the 2000s, hip hop music became even more popular. The music is now heard on television, on the radio and in movies. Many people all over the world enjoy this type of music.


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