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  1. 5 days ago · Hip-hop—often referred to as rap—is a genre of popular music that developed in the early 1970s, invented by African Americans and Caribbean emigrants in the Bronx in New York City. Hip-hop originated as an anti-drug and anti-violence genre consisting of highly stylized rhythmic music (typically built upon drum beats) that frequently ...

  2. 1 day ago · Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian rapper and singer. An influential figure in contemporary popular music, he has been credited with popularizing R&B sensibilities in hip hop artists. Gaining recognition by starring as Jimmy Brooks in the CTV teen drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001–08), Drake then started ...

  3. 5 days ago · Lindy Hop History. The Lindy Hop (or Lindy) is a partner dance that originated in 1920's and 30's Harlem, New York. The Dance itself consists of both 8 and 6 count steps and it includes footwork borrowed from the Charleston and Tap. The dance can be wild and spontaneous, with frenzied kicks and body movements, or it can be cool and sophisticated.

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  5. 1 day ago · While New York is now widely understood as the birthplace of hip-hop, some would even call it 'the Mecca of hip-hop'. In fact, the 'richest cross fertilisation between American music and Islam is found in hip-hop.' It then adds up considering that this musical medium of rhythmic poetry served as an outlet for many Black youth in places like the ...

  6. 4 days ago · It premiered in Harlem on December 7th 1939 and the cast includes some famous black actors and performers of the time. The Big Apple sequence features one of the Whitey's Lindy Hoppers' troups including of course Frankie Manning. The Big Apple was without a doubt one of the biggest dance crazes to ever hit America.

  7. Initially, the music was influenced by American and Japanese pop music, but over time, it developed its own unique style, blending elements of pop, hip-hop, R&B, and electronic dance music. K-Pop was initially popular in South Korea, but it wasn’t until the late 2000s and early 2010s that it started to gain traction outside of the country.

  8. 1 day ago · The African-American Cultural Movement of the 1960s and 1970s also fueled the growth of funk and later hip hop forms such as rap, hip house, new jack swing, and go-go. House music was created in black communities in Chicago in the 1980s.