Hip-Hop music began in the 1970s in an urban community. Its music origins come from funk, disco, reggae, R&B, and poetry. Hip-Hop is a movement in which African American’s spoke of their struggle and lives in rhythms, rhymes, and poetry over a musical beat. Over the years, Hip-Hop has become more socially and politically involved in the world. This has allowed artists within the genre to crossover appealing to the African American communities White American communities. Some popular Hip-Hop artists are below for you to listen to!