Hip hop music, sometimes called urban music, is an increasingly popular genre of popular music made popular by inner-city African American and Latino youngsters in the densely populated and impoverished Bronx borough of New York City in the early 1970s. The name "hip hop" was actually derived from the predominantly black and Latino Bronx youth's chant of "This is what you get" during their favorite music videos. Hip hop continues to be a popular genre with many listeners throughout the world. This article will explore some interesting facts about this art form.
Hip hop artists have always been controversial. The reason for this controversy has everything to do with the image they present to the public. Hip hop artists are always depicted as bad, disrespectful individuals. This is due to the stereotype that all rappers represent. In actuality, most rappers try to portray themselves in a positive light, as what they are trying to say with their music is so positive that it would be considered a break from the negative portrayals of rap songs.
Hip hop artists have always been controversial. It wasn't until the late '80s when rap artists took it upon themselves to put out edgy, politically correct music. As a result, the image of hip hop artists changed drastically.
Hip hop has always been a part of American history. In fact, according to research, the original hip hop songs were played at civil rights marches. One of the first hip hop recordings was recorded by a group called the Fugees. The group's lead singer, Pharrell Williams was quoted as saying, "We're not trying to be white people. We're just trying to be black people."
The Fugees later went on to become one of the biggest selling groups ever. During that time period, rap was beginning to take center stage and would eventually dominate the music industry. The difference in hip hop artists and rap artists is that hip hop artists have to deal with the constant criticism that comes with being compared to rap superstars like the Notorious B.I.G., 50 Cent, and the Fugees. Hip hop artists are constantly stereotyped as having bad personalities, being Gotti-like (rich), and being disrespectful.
Hip hop and rap music are similar, but they are also very different. Hip hop is more about rhythm and beat. This is where the "YO" factor comes into play. Hip hop is also more about using words and structure to tell a story versus just talking about an everyday life experience. The beats are also more funky. This is where the "know-how" comes in.
Hip hop artists also have to face stiff competition from more experienced artists. They have to go up against more experienced rappers who have records that sell millions. Hip hop artists need to have a unique voice and style. These artists are given a microphone and they need to make something that will grab the attention of the listeners. The sound that the artist makes has a lot to do with their success as well as their reputation.
Hip hop is becoming a popular genre of music all over the world. Many people enjoy listening to hip hop. The music has a rhythmic feel to it. It also has a unique sound to it and is fun to listen to. People all around the world are listening to hip hop today.
Hip hop has gained popularity throughout the world. Most countries are now celebrating hip hop festivals. In America, you can listen to hip hop at many different places including radio stations, live clubs and on television. Hip hop has brought a unique sound to mainstream music.
Hip hop is also starting to become a popular style for clothing. Hip hop t-shirts are now very popular with people of all ages. Hip hop clothing is seen as fashionable. It brings a new look to people and gives them a sense of pride and self-esteem.
Hip hop artists have reached a level of stardom in the music industry. They are now being sought after by many artists in other genres of music. They are considered to be the next big thing in music. Most people love their music because it is different and is exciting. Hip hop is definitely not dead. It will most likely live on as long as other genres of music exist.