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Hip-hop culture • Hip-Hop is a youth subculture that originated in the middle 1970 among African Americans and Latinos. It is characterized by its own music (also known as hip-hop, rap, krump), its slang, its own hip-hop fashion, dance styles (break-dance, krump and others), graphic art (graffiti) and its cinema. By the beginning of 1990, hip-hop has become part of youth culture in many countries. Music of Hip-hop. • Music hip-hop consists of two main elements: rap (rhythmic recitative with clearly defined rhymes) and the rhythm defined by a DJ, but sometimes songs without vocals. In such a combination of rap artists call themselves "MC" (born MC - Master of Ceremony). On stage, musicians are often accompanied by dance ensembles. • Currently, hip-hop is one of the most commercially successful forms of modern entertainment, music, stylistically presented many directions within the genre Areas of hip-hop Many believe that hip-hop is just music and a particular style of clothing. Hip-hop, as such, is divided into many directions. Each of the self-sufficient and has its own meaning. That is, hip-hop is a culture . Hip-hop for all the different and individual. For all it means something different . Hip- hop is not that something concrete. It is a culture, which includes areas such as: • Rap, Funk, Beatboxing (Music) • Break dance, Crump (Dance) • Graffiti (visual) Old School. • Old school – it is the earliest hip-hop. • Old School is easy to distinguish from other areas of their relatively simplistic rap. Most of the tracks in the style of “old school rap” was a cheerful and playful smack parties, where he and emerging. Some old cheekbone songs were played in the tracks “disco” or “funk”, while others were diluted with piano accompaniment. Compared with the complicated rhythms and rhyme modern-day rap – the direction of old school rap may seem outdated and a bit slaggish. Dance The roots of hip hop dancing to look at memes. These street dancers gave rise to the first style of hip hop – locking. Locking. • Dancers of locking can be identified by their clothes. Their main attribute – clothes in black and white stripes. • Locking is a combination of stillness and swiftness. Dancing to the lively and positive music in the style of “funk”. Popping. • Over the years jumps replaced by sliding gait, and with it came a new style – popping. • Popping ( in Russia for a long time incorrectly called “the upper break dance”) – a style of dance, which it based on the technique of rapid contraction and relaxation of muscles to cause tremors in the body of a dancer. Krump. • This dance is insane series of movements of all styles of hip hop. • Krump returns to life the tradition of hip hop – dance battles. • Krump – it is a choreographic fight. Everything is decided in battles (dance competition). La style • La style – one of the newest styles of hip hop. Emphasis on plastic, precision and beauty of movements. This mixture of hip hop and jazz. This style we can see in music videos.
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