“I read articles that say ‘here’s another white girl joining in on the dance party on the grave of hip hop,” she says.
“hip hop was born in the first person, in the “I” of the slave narratives,” he told his class one day.
Less than a day old, the new princess of hip hop is already making headlines.
This inauguration is unique because it will include stars from the hip hop community.
“Football is the international sport and hip hop is the global soundtrack,” Briggs said.
Many listen to hip hop and heavy metal, watch illicit satellite TV and yearn for more personal freedoms.
He was a pothead, a devotee of hip hop, a lifeguard, a high school wrestler, an aspiring dentist.
This is what happens when a hip hop superstar surprises a New York City bus.
hip hop, at its worst, moves both left and right of civilization.
But Charlie Rangel, the 22-term Congressman from Harlem, is now a hip hop icon—well, sort of.
also hip-hop, music style, first recorded 1982. Reduplication with vowel variation (e.g. tip-top, sing-song); OED reports use of hip hop with a sense of "successive hopping motion" dating back to 1670s. The term in its modern sense comes from its use in the early rap lyrics of the genre, notably Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and The Sugarhill Gang in "Rapper's Delight."
Another name for rap music.
Note: The term hip-hop also refers to the speech, fashions, and personal style adopted by many youths, particularly in urban areas.
Of or pertaining to contemporary black urban youth culture
[1980s+; echoic, said to have originated with a New York disc jockey called Hollywood]