Hip Hop

Hip Hop emerged from the African American, Afro-Carribbean, and Latino communities of the Bronx. Hip Hop soon spread to Harlem and other boroughs of New York City in the early 1970s. Hip Hop includes performance expressions such as graffiti, breakdancing and rapping. The common and celebrated aspect of hip hop is rap music. 

The Evolution of Hip Hop

Hip Hop Artists

Posts about Hip Hop: Spelmanite Edition

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Rayjnai King

The Original Queen Bee: Lil’ Kim

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Group Presentations
Kecia Bass

Hip Hop Breakdancing

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Hip-Hop
Dakota Teasdell

HIP HOP: FASHION

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Camryn Henry

Lil Wayne- Most Influential Rapper

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Guinn Herron

Gil Scott Heron, The Revolutionist

Thesis Gil Scott-Heron was a controversial poet and songwriter whose willingness to undeniably speak the truth, laid the foundation for future socially conscious artists.  Who

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Hip-Hop
Lindani Maphenduka

The New Jack Swing Era

By: D’yasia Ford, Lindani Maphenduka, Sydney Lampkins, Elyse Robinson New jack-swing gave new life to rap and introduced pop culture to a new style of

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