The evolution of Hip Hop began in the 80’s. It was a music style consisting of rhyming and beat boxing. It was most influential how many rappers talked about their daily struggles especially for the black community. Many songs talking about drugs, guns, sex, and police violence. It was most popular in New York City. With hip hop came graffiti, break dancing, partying, and of course money. Many popular hip hop artists are Jay Z, The Notorious BIG, Snoop Dogg, and NWA.