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50 Cent is the artistic name of Curtis James Jackson III (July 06 1975) who is well known for his hardcore rapping style.  He grow at South Jamaica, Queens a place full of violence and at the age of eight, her mother, who was only 15 when Curtis James bore, die because of drug selling so, 50 Cent was raised by his grandparents. Leer artículo completo…

Hip hop fashion has changed over the time thanks to its growing popularity.  Currently, the biggest influence is related to big mediatic musicians rather that street performers as its was on the beginning.  The style of this urban culture is characterized by its particular way of dressing both for girls and boys.  Its clothes are comfortable (usually sportive with basketball and baseball influence).

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Rap battles are verbal combats characterized for being a free style competition.  In opposition to what most people may believe, respect is the base of rap battles even thought the objective on the stage is to “humiliate” the contender.  Usually, there are no rules about what singers are allowed to say (they can use any word no matter how offensive it might be).

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The original name of Eminem is Marshall Bruce Mathers. He was born on October 17 of 1972 in Saint Joseph, Missouri. He occupies the position 82 in the ranking of the 100 best performers of the Rolling Stone magazine. He is also the first artist who won the prize for the Best Rap Album for three consecutive records.  Eminem has sold 39, 6 million albums in USA and has 10 albums number one in the Billboard 200 list.  Leer artículo completo…

 

“Control Machete”, founded in 1995 is a hip hop group which combines the culture and traditional music of the north of Mexico with hardcode hip hop beats.  At the beginning they were part of the musical movement called “Avanzada Regia” originated in the 90´s at Monterrey.  The funding members were Antonio “Toy” Hernández, Patricio “Pato Machete” and Fermin “IV” (he retired in 2002). Leer artículo completo…

This group with Latin origins was created in 1986 but their original name was DVX (Devastating Vocal Excellence). The group born in Southgate, California and became famous because of their unique style which consist of fusion Latin and hip-hop slang. Leer artículo completo…

 

The creativity explosion of Afro-American communities in New York ghettos, spread to Latin people who share the adrenalin fever of hip hop.  The potential of this music trapped the interest of Russell Simmons, manager of pioneer rap artists like Kurtis Blow, Spoonie Gee and Jimmy Spicer. Leer artículo completo…

 

Hip Hop arose with “block parties”, at the end of 1970 in Afro-American communities of New York.  Neighborhoods of this city that performed hip hop were Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens. Leer artículo completo…

 

Hip-hop is inextricably linked to 4 elements, some we have already mentioned: MCing (rapping), DJing (turntablism), breakdancing (bboying) and graffiti.

Afrika Bambaataa coined the term Hip Hop in the 70′s. Years later, KRS One, from the Bronx, wanted to unify four elements of hip hop, his intention was to simplify the definition of hip hop. Leer artículo completo…

 

When we say hip-hop the first thing that goes through our heads is a group of black young with baggy clothes and with a hat to one side. But Hip-Hop is more than just a style. It began as a release form a society that insult and judge those who were different.

Rap (the sound) is produced by the term called MC and DJ. The MC (Master of Ceremonies) is “in charge of rapping (talking)”. It was called black music as it was in America where black unhappy workers rapped their problems and try to overcome them. Leer artículo completo…

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