Genre

hip-hop

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About hip-hop


Hip-hop, also spelled hip hop or hiphop is a rhythm focused popular music style, originating from new york in the 70s. The term rap is sometimes used synonymously with hip-hop music. Hip-hop arose when DJs began isolating the percussion break from funk or disco songs for audiences to dance to.
It is now seen as a worldwide and popular genre ranging from American Mainstream (e.g. Eminem, Lil Wayne) to British Undergound (e.g. Wiley, EMC Junkie etc)

Music in the genre hip-hop

Top hip-hop artists