rise of hip hop

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  • The main purpose of the rise of hip-hop culture was to keep the people in power with something they could relate to.
  • The decade starting in 2001 saw the rise of hip-hop, dance music and more pop-oriented acts.
  • This is similar to the meteoric rise of hip hop music itself, which has led to its most popular artists becoming mainstream pop music icons.
  • This ties back to the marginalization of African-Americans for years prior to the rise of hip hop culture.
  • An increasingly large local Hispanic population and the rise of Hip Hop helped to chip away at the heritage rock station.
  • In 1984 Belafonte produced and scored the musical film Beat Street, dealing with the rise of hip-hop culture.
  • In the early 1980s, This spread was in part due to early adherents teaching when away at college or in the military and, more famously, because of the rise of hip hop music.
  • Hip-hop became more mainstream in the 1980s, and this surge in interest combined with the popularity of Soul Train kick-started the rise of hip-hop social dancing.
  • Members of the Rock City Crew were reunited during the making of the documentary film NG83 which charts the rise of hip hop culture in 1980s Britain.
  • The rise of hip-hop music, rap, breakdancing, and disc jockeying helped put the South Bronx on the musical map in the early 1980s.
  • The 1990s saw the rise of hip hop groups like Moana & the Moahunters and the Upper Hutt Posse.
  • It is probably the earliest instance of which a member of the Nation of Gods and Earths was recorded in a piece of music, a phenomenon that would increase dramatically in the 1980s with the rise of hip hop music and culture.
  • Director Maxie Collier and his crew traveled the United States in pursuit of musical paper chasers - music, art and fashion entrepreneurs both famous and unknown - and were lucky enough to chart the rise of hip hop superstar Ludacris.
  • The boombox became intrinsically linked to hip hop culture and, as Fab Five Freddy puts it, was "instrumental" in the rise of hip hop.
  • In the 1980s and beyond, however, the group gained renown with the rise of hip-hop music, often being name-checked as grandfathers and founders of the new movement, often citing the Jalaluddin solo project Hustler's Convention (1973) as their inspiration.
  • The first, Profile Records (in business from 1981 to 1996; Robbins left in 1994), grew to become a large independent label that proved key in the rise of hip-hop as a commercially viable genre, most notably in breaking hip-hop's first multiplatinum act, Run-D.M.C.
  • The beginning of the crack epidemic coincided the rise of hip hop music in the United States' black and Hispanic communities in the mid-1980s, heavily influencing the evolution of hardcore hip hop and gangsta rap as both crack and hip hop became the two leading fundamentals of urban street culture.
  • In 2007 Burstein was executive producer and writer on the VH1 Rock Doc NY77: The Coolest Year In Hell which showcases the rise of hip hop, punk, disco, and graffiti in New York City in 1977.