European Hip Hop

European hip hop is hip hop music created by European musicians. Hip hop is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. Due to this success, it has gained worldwide popularity, especially in Europe where many diverse and unique styles of hip hop have been created.

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Hip Hop - Etymology
... Hip hop is the combination of two separate slang terms—"hip", used in African American English as early as 1898, meaning current or in the now, and "hop", for the hopping movement ... a friend who had just joined the US Army, by scat singing the words "hip/hop/hip/hop" in a way that mimicked the rhythmic cadence of marching soldiers ... Cowboy later worked the "hip hop" cadence into his stage performance ...
European Hip Hop - By Region - Western Europe - Switzerland
... The Swiss hip hop scene began in the early nineties, much like French, German and Italian rap ... The European Music Office's report on Music in Europe claimed that Switzerland's hip hop scene is "particularly innovative and advanced", featuring Unik Records (the first European indie rap label) ...
Hip Hop - Social Impact - Education
... are providing spaces and programs for communities to explore making and learning about hip hop ... Many dance studios and colleges now offer lessons in Hip Hop alongside Tap and Ballet ... As well as KRS-ONE teaching hip hop lectures at Harvard University ...
Hip Hop - Authenticity
... page may contain suggestions Authenticity is often a serious debate within hip hop culture ... Dating back to its origins in the 1970s in the Bronx, hip hop revolved around a culture of protest and freedom of expression in the wake of oppression suffered by African-Americans ... As hip hop has become less of an underground culture, it is subject to debate whether or not the spirit of hip hop is embodied in protest, or whether it can evolve to exist in a ...
Hip (disambiguation)
... The hip is an anatomical region and a joint ... It may also refer to Hip bone, in adults one of the bones of the pelvis Hip (slang), a slang term meaning fashionably current Rose hip, the fruit of the rose Hip roof ...

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