Intro to Hip Hop

the basic concepts of hip hop, yo.

First concept: Understand that Rap and Hip Hop are different! c:

Rap is speaking in rhythm and rhyme, hip hop is the culture built around rap.

Hip Hop began in the slums of the Bronx

Wow! It was a creative movement that started in the 70s, and has been unstoppable ever since. It spread to Los Angeles, and before long, distinct style began to develop.

Icons of Early Hip Hop

If you'd like to know more about hip hop, yo, hit up Mr. Jones in the library!