Hip-hop MUSIC AND CULTURAL MOVEMENT

Hip-hop, cultural movement that attained widespread popularity in the 1980s and ’90s; also, the backing music for rap, the musical style incorporating rhythmic and/or rhyming speech that became the movement’s most lasting and influential art form. Origins And The Old School Although widely considered a synonym for rap music, the term hip-hop refers to a complex culturecomprising four elements: deejaying, or…