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

90’s Girl Groups

History Although most remember the 1990s for gangster rap, many fans remember the soaring girl groups that emerged during the 1990s. The rising interest in

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Gangsta Rap
Kevin Johnson

Hip Hop Decades

MUS 240 1:00 pm 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 MUS 240 2:00 pm 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 How Ice-T Brought Gangster Rap to the

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Dr. Dre Hip Hop Legend

Bibliography Barco, Mandalit del. “Biopic ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Tells The Epic Story Of Hip-Hop And N.W.A.” NPR, NPR, 14 Aug. 2015, www.npr.org/2015/08/14/432146089/biopic-straight-outta-compton-tells-the-epic-story-of-hip-hop-and-n-w-a.  Borgmeyer, John, and

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Artist Post
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Mary J. Blige: Queen of Hip-Hop R&B

Bibliography Macpherson, Alex. “Mary J Blige on Drugs, Abusive Relationships and Self-Hatred.” The Guardian, Guardian News and Media, 1 Feb. 2008, www.theguardian.com/music/2008/feb/01/urban.  “Mary J. Blige.”

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