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Two hip hop DJs creating new music by mixing tracks from multiple record players. MC Hero performing rhythmic rhyming known as rapping in Huntsville, Alabama. Hip hop-style graffiti showing stylized, elaborate lettering and colorful cartoons. Hip hop or hip-hop, is a culture and art movement developed in the Bronx in New York City during the late 1970s. The origins of the word are often disputed.
The Bronx hip hop scene emerged in the mid-1970s from neighborhood block parties thrown by the Black Spades, an African-American group that has been described as being a gang, a club, and a music group. In the 2000s, with the rise of new media platforms and Web 2. The song “Rapper’s Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang, released in 1979, begins with the phrase “I said a hip, hop the hippie the hippie to the hip hip hop, and you don’t stop”. DJ Jazzy Jeff, who is also a record producer, manipulating a record turntable in England in 2005. In the 1970s, an underground urban movement known as “hip hop” began to develop in the Bronx, New York City.
Hip hop music has been a powerful medium for protesting the impact of legal institutions on minorities, particularly police and prisons. Emceeing is the rhythmic spoken delivery of rhymes and wordplay, delivered at first without accompaniment and later done over a beat. By 1979 hip hop music had become a mainstream genre. It spread across the world in the 1990s with controversial “gangsta” rap. DJ Kool Herc is a pioneer in developing hip hop music. DJs such as Grand Wizzard Theodore, Grandmaster Flash, and Jazzy Jay refined and developed the use of breakbeats, including cutting and scratching. Herc and other DJs would connect their equipment to power lines and perform at venues such as public basketball courts and at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, Bronx, New York, now officially a historic building.
The equipment consisted of numerous speakers, turntables, and one or more microphones. Street gangs were prevalent in the poverty of the South Bronx, and much of the graffiti, rapping, and b-boying at these parties were all artistic variations on the competition and one-upmanship of street gangs. DJ Kool Herc’s house parties gained popularity and later moved to outdoor venues in order to accommodate more people. Hosted in parks, these outdoor parties became a means of expression and an outlet for teenagers, where “instead of getting into trouble on the streets, teens now had a place to expend their pent-up energy. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, which discussed the realities of life in the housing projects.