Hip Hop Week 5 Notes - Hip Hop Week 5 Notes Part 2 West Coast Dance Style Dance Styles that evolved in the West Coast late 1960s First type was

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Hip Hop Week 5 Notes Part 2 West Coast Dance Style - Dance Styles that evolved in the West Coast late 1960s - First type was known as “locking” Subgenres - Ticking - Struttin’ - Poppin’ - Boogaloo - Hittin’ 1983- Flashdance - Provided the West Coast dancers – first look at East Coast Hip Hop Lexicon/ Argot Vocab Beats- making beats Freestyle- to vocally improvise Flow- describes a lyricist’s cadence. Interactions of words/ musical arrangements MC- master of ceremonies Rapping- rhyming is synonyms with the word rapping Old school- past processes, virtues or actions Underground- music that is not mainstream Whack- poor quality, someone that is a nuisance Beef- disagreement/ conflict Bite- plagiarism/ steal The bomb- something of high quality Crew- organized group of writers/ rappers/MCs Def- excellent (derived from definite) Dope- excellent/ highest order Diss- discount/ reject Down- willing to participate DT- plain clothes officers 5-0- slang for police Roland TR-808 Drum Machine ( got rid of drummers) Kanye named his album after this

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