32 - Hip Hop - 32 Hip Hop Origins South Bronx and Harlem...

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32 – Hip Hop Origins South Bronx and Harlem (mid-late 1970s) Local, working-class, urban, youth culture o Music of survival, celebration, protest o Grows over a few decades into a worldwide phenomenon Pre - Hip Hop The Last Poets o Cited as one of the earliest influences on hip-hop o Politically charged raps o Taut thythms o Dedicated to raising African-American consciousness Hip Hop Culture Fashion/style/language/art Attitude/sensibility Music/dance elements o DJ culture (turntables) o MC (rapping) o Break dancers Hip Hop Music Elements/Techniques “break” (ex: instrumental breaks) “beat” (looped or repeated rhythmic patterns) Sampling Scratching (turntable as instrument) Sampling Rapping DJ Kool Herc (Clive Campbell) Immigrates from Jamaica to Bronx Pioneering hip-hop DJ Massive sound system DJs and Break Dancers draws on wide range of dance music
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