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trip-hop

/ˈtrɪpˌhɒp/
noun
1.
a type of British electronic dance music of the 1990s, influenced by drug culture
Word Origin
C20: trip (in the sense: drug experience) + hip-hop
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genre of atmospheric down-tempo music, influenced by movie sound tracks, 1970s funk, and cool jazz and usually created using samples.

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