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Hip Hop is not a musical genre (although many people consider it to be so). It is a cultural movement characterized by four elements, all of which represent the different manifestations of the culture: Rap music [oral]; Turntablism or "DJing" [aural]; B-boying [physical]; Graffiti art [visual]. So basically, when someone refers to Hip Hop this is ...


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From my understanding Rap Music and Hip Hop music are the same, however Hip Hip music and Rapping are different. Hip hop music: Hip hop music, also called hip-hop, rap music, or hip-hop music, is a music genre consisting of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted. Rapping: ...


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Mixing rap and rock is about as old as rap. Take Run-DMC's version of Aerosmith's "Walk this Way", or the early Beastie Boys, or Public Enemy recording with Anthrax, or Ice-T's Body Count project. I think some people would put the groups you list in different categories. There's Rap rock and Nu Metal, and some alternative metal has rap/hip-hop components. I'...


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There's a hip hop relationship with the blues, but perhaps a distant one and not too evident. There aren't many traces, if any, of the more traditional blues in hip hop. No 12 bar form and no blues harmonic structure (hip hop harmonic structure is usually fairly flat and static). But the more primitive forms of blues where also rather static harmonically, ...


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The term "Crossover" generally denotes music mixing two or more genres, but was used more specifically in the nineties for bands combining (hard) rock and hip-hop elements - like Rage Against The Machine, Urban Dance Squad, Such A Surge etc.


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Rapping is a style of long-form narrative poetry recitation with a strong and regular rhythmic beat, typically spoken, but occasionally delivered in a sing-song fashion (Nelly, Bone-Thugs-N-Harmony). Rap is most closely associated with the hip-hop musical genre, which often includes sampling, vinyl scratching, rapping, a distinctive beat, a ...


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It all started when Nas was supposed to appear on Jay-Z's debut album. Jay-Z had used a sample from one of Nas' song on his cut, "Dead Presidents", and asked Nas to come in and lay down some vocals on another track. Nas blew Jay-Z off, and then there was an issue with payments for the sample that Jay-Z used. As is often the case, it escalated with each of ...


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After some research (that is not really my kind of music ;)) i found this video: Snoop Dogg - Doggfather Feat. Charlie Wilson (Official Video) It is in black and white and has this typical 20s Prohibition-area-style like you describe in your question. Maybe this is it?


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This is probably Dreams https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K0q74jtV8s It was one of The Game's first big hits, and featured production by Kanye West with a distinctively mournful vocal sample of Jerry Butler (the "old man") from his song No Money Down.


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At 8tracks they have a section with only instrumental music, most of them are not samplers to be reused, but might be useful here and there: http://8tracks.com/explore/instrumental A very good way to find Instrumental samplers is on Soundcloud, most of them are royalty free and can be used freely: https://soundcloud.com/. Looperman is a more professional ...


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As the Beatles are widely considered the greatest artist of their generation, Glover is saying that Migos is the greatest artist of this generation. This is actually a pretty common way of comparing artists, albums, etc., and such comparisons even extend beyond music. More examples: NME calls Radiohead the "Beatles of the 21st Century" Chris Martin says ...


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Was it The Feeling by Simon Blaze (feat Razah)? It has the Push The Feeling On sample, with a slower tempo. It does have several different male voices.


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Like any historical artifact, this song can be difficult to judge from outside of it's own time and context. The things that made Missy Elliot revolutionary at the time of her peak popularity don't stand out now because they've become commonplace. When Elliot first debuted she was a larger black woman (years before Lizzo!) who was noted for being ashamed ...


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Some sources, that seem to have all copied themselves (e.g. here or there) say: Born Marcel Hall in Harlem USA, Biz Markie stepped onto the scene in 1985, at age fourteen, as the beat box backup for Roxanne Shanté of the “Juice Crew.” He then adopted his alias–“Biz” a name his mother used to call him because he was such a busybody and “Markie,” short for ...


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There does not appear to be a single linear narrative. This essay by Phil Sandifer gives a sort of critical overview of Monáe's work and the Metropolis saga. (All quotes throughout this answer are excerpted from Sandifer's essay.) Nothing so straightforward as a plot summary is given, however, and Sandifer comments, "by the end of the fifth track [of ...


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To my understanding, rap music is usually all about the lyrics, while hip-hop can simply be a 'street' style of house beats or other genres.


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I think the are referring to the M10 bus line that runs along 8th avenue from Columbus Circle at the southwest corner of Central Park up to 158th street in Harlem source: https://genius.com/203208


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The name of the rapper is Joey Bada$$ and song title is Christ Conscious. Youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRfQGXFRr30


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Notorious BIG 3 studio albums + 3 posthumous studio albums (including collaborations) 3 #1 albums, 2 #1 singles Subject of 4 documentaries and 1 feature 2 Billboard Music Awards, 4 Grammy nominations, a MTV Music Award, and a Soul Train Award described by AllMusic as "the savior of East Coast hip-hop". Named greatest rapper of all time by The ...


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Rap music is the combination of rhyming and poetry to a beat. It is part of the Hip-Hop genre, which involves lyrics over fast-paced music. Some people have described Hip-Hop as a way of life and a subculture, while rap is a specific genre of music. The Grammys for the Hip-Hop category include R&B and Rap subcategories. From Diffen.


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It is more likely that it is Tim McGraw's delivery which is confusing you. Rolling Stone refers to McGraw's "croon[ing] the brooding hook" (https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-country-lists/a-history-of-hick-hop-the-27-year-old-story-of-country-rap-22010/nellys-over-and-over-september-2004-225624/) which contrasts Kelly's hip-hop.


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From what I've found, Eminem (or Mathers) is credited on this song as Writer and Producer. From Discogs and Wikipedia: Eminem is an American rapper, record producer. Also, about his own producing style: Eminem is considered unusual in structuring his songs around the lyrics, rather than writing to beats. (...) After doing little production on Relapse ...


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It wasn't always blurred. The first one is United States and the other was United Kingdom. Its been blurred since it first release. Probably for international political reasons. Ha! Here's the original unblurred video. https://vimeo.com/180016993


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This is mainly intended as a supplement to @JoséDavid's excellent answer. Nearly every indigenous American musical form (other than Native American music) descends or was in some way influenced by the blues --it's the root of the family tree of American music. However, hip-hop is pretty far distanced from that ancestor --it's the child of rock / R&B, ...


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This song is from the music Library Epidemic Sound and is called Big Plans, by Jan Chmelar. The genre is 2000s Hip Hops and the tag is "Chasing", with 100 bpm and "High" energy, so it fits well the video. Alternative youtube link.


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I think you are referring to Trap Music genre. It is, like you said: typified by double or triple-time sub-divided hi-hats


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It seems to me it is... 2pac - I Get Around From a lyrics page we can see something related to what you mention in the question: You picked the wrong guy, baby, if you're too fly You need to hit the door, search for a new guy Full video in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqJAnQTwmJs.


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Several artists have put on masks and face coverings as part of their acts, hoping to not be identified. Masks and such can aid performance for specific artists because it can create a boundary between the artist and the audience where the artist feels safe to be as bold as they intend to be. It is part of a tradition for artists to take on disguises when ...


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I've seen articles that suggest that the craze originated from a segment of the original "Black Beatles" video where the band freezes like mannequins, but upon investigation, this seems to be incorrect. There is a live video of the band doing the challenge onstage during the song, but this seems to have been recorded AFTER the challenge started to gain ...


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