Definition of Hip-Hop
Hip-hop is a modern culture consisting of music, fashion, and art. The
first people who made this music genre are the African Americans.
Keith Cowboy, a rapper with Grandmaster Flash and Furious Five,
made the term hip-hop. He was singing the words, “Hip hop hip hop,"
when he was teasing a friend who had just joined the US Army. Hip-
hop began to be popular all over the world. The four fundamental
elements in hip-hop: hip-hop dance, hip-hop art, hip-hop music, and
hip-hop fashion. Hip-hop dance includes break dancing and
interesting forms of street dance. Hip-hop art includes urban inspired
art and graffiti. Hip-hop music includes Dj-ing,
beatboxing, rapping, and hip-hop production. Rapping
includes MC-ing and urban-inspired poetry.
DJ-ing is a useful and
skilled talent in the