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30 May 2016

J Young

Hip hop music have their roots from West African music and African-American music. The initial rap song to become put onto a vinyl record was, "Rapper's Delight", music by the Sugarhill Gang within the 1970s. This is when block parties started becoming the norm in New York City, which gave hiphop and rap the opportunity to explode in popularity. Hip hop's instrumentation originated in funk, R&B, and disco, when used together make this dynamic type of music. When the DJs at these block parties learned what are the people liked, they began mixing these vinyl records and created music that played continuously with amazing transitions between
songs. Hip hop was actually created by a DJ named Kool Herc, a Jamaican that had moved to the...