Fashion and Hip Hop

/*! elementor – v3.8.1 – 13-11-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} How Hip-Hop Has Influenced Fashion Tyler Dorsey Azajah Green Dakota Introduction The trending rise of streetwear became popular in the 1970s after the hip-hop era commenced. From tennis shoes to denim to dresses, their popularity began as a reaction to the […]

Impact of DJing

BY: Sefanit Abbi, Taylor Harris, Ariana Swindell, and Laila Johnson DJs and their art are credited to be the founders of hip-hop because of their ability to hold space. DJs are able to control their spaces with the music they create, keeping their fingers on the pulse of what keeps the culture innovative and continuously […]

Let’s Talk Hip-Hop: Fashion

/*! elementor – v3.8.1 – 13-11-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Azajah Tyler Dakota Adrianna Introduction The trending rise of streetwear became popular in the 1970s after the hip-hop era commenced. From tennis shoes to denim to dresses, their popularity began as a reaction to the Movement of Black Power. The main […]

The Golden age of Hip Hop

/*! elementor – v3.8.1 – 13-11-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Introduction The 1980’s introduced the world to a new type of Hip Hop. While the genre was still heavily influenced by funk and disco, Hip hop was beginning its transition into music that reflected the lives of the artists. Lyrics transitioned […]

Hip Hop: A New Revolution

/*! elementor – v3.8.0 – 30-10-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Origins of Hip-Hop Originating in the Bronx in the 1970s, hip hop was developed among the Latino and black communities. The origins of hip-hop are more complex than previously thought. Many of the rituals that are practiced in hip-hop were […]

2010s: The Era of Young Money

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} 2010s: Era of young money /*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Anjae Turman, Kassandra Grullon, Khanija Lee, and Naomi Moss the 2010 decade allowed easier access to music & artists because of technology. https://youtu.be/OfqgkgMOvZshttps://youtu.be/HkkYuS0zG9A WHat […]

80’s Hip Hop Legacy

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The HipHop Legacy of the 1980’s Amaya Thompson, Essence Ward, Janelle Clark /*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-widget-image{text-align:center}.elementor-widget-image a{display:inline-block}.elementor-widget-image a img[src$=”.svg”]{width:48px}.elementor-widget-image img{vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block} Hip Hop in the 1980’s began with sounds from disco, funk, blues and jazz it shortly merged […]

BLENDING OF AUDIENCES — PUNK RAP

/*! elementor – v3.6.4 – 13-04-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} WHAT IS PUNK RAP? Punk rap is a hiphop genre influenced by the musical characteristics of Punk Rock. Punk Rap originated in the early 2000s and early 2010s but had predecessors within the 80s and 90s as well. The genre has […]

Trap Music- Delvonae Beckles and Azia Coleman

/*! elementor – v3.6.4 – 13-04-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Trap Music Trap is a sub genre of hip hop that originated in the South of the United States in the early 2000s. It got its name from the Atlanta slang word “trap” which is a house used exclusively for selling […]

New Female Rappers

/*! elementor – v3.6.4 – 13-04-2022 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} Hip Hop Post: New Female Rappers by Cheyanne Harris and Aryn Wright Thompson What does the genre of new female rappers originate in? Hip hop began as a music form that used wordplay, repetition, and metaphor to tell stories that ranged […]

2000-2004 Hip Hip by Nichele Washington, Kayla Ary, and Mikayla Reid

/*! elementor – v3.4.8 – 16-11-2021 */ .elementor-heading-title{padding:0;margin:0;line-height:1}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title[class*=elementor-size-]>a{color:inherit;font-size:inherit;line-height:inherit}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-small{font-size:15px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-medium{font-size:19px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-large{font-size:29px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xl{font-size:39px}.elementor-widget-heading .elementor-heading-title.elementor-size-xxl{font-size:59px} The Evolution of Hip-HOp: 2000s-2004 Hip Hop Music By Mikayla Reid, Kayla Ary, and Nichele Washington https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYH7_GzP4Tghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpYeekQkAdchttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9H5_zDoBrUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raWSH1KrgFI In the 90s, hip-hop was centered around west coast and east coast rap. Hip-hop began to change in the 2000s as it embraced sounds […]

The Queen of Hip Hop Soul: Mary J Blige

The Queen of HipHop and Soul: Mary J Blige Mary J. Blige, the queen of hip-hop soul, the pioneer of compemporary R&B, the woman who turned troubles into music, has redifined modern music. Blige has infuences a generation of artists with hits like “Family Afffair”, “Real Love”, and “Be Without You”. She has suceeded in […]

Hip Hop Review- Kendall Jones

Hip hop first developed in the late 1970s as a product of breakdancing and graffiti. Young adults were often FJs in discos and were not familiar with these new techniques that made up the growing sound. The four historic elements of Hip-Hop are MCing, also known as rapping, DJing, graffiti, an art that has derived […]

Clive Campbell

Childhood and Early Life DJ Kool Herc, originally known as Clive Campbell, is the eldest of six children. He was born on April 16, 1955. His parents, Keith and Nettie Campbell, raised their children in Kingston, Jamaica. While there, Clive was exposed to dance halls, which are popular neighborhood parties in the Caribbean. He also […]

Hip Hop: The Get Down

What is Hip-Hop? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-xT4af_-8Ho   Hip-hop originated in South Bronx New York City which is a predominantly African-American area in the 1970s. Hip pop also called a rap is comprised of four elements: DJing or turntabling, rapping/MCing /rhyming, graffiti painting also known as graf or writing and B-boying. Hip-hop was created in in the 1970s […]