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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 culturen,n phr
[1980s+; echoic, said to have originated with a New York disc jockey called Hollywood]
cultural movement that attained widespread popularity in the 1980s and '90s; also, the backing music for rap, the musical style incorporating rhythmic and/or rhyming speech that became the movement's most lasting and influential art form