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Hip Hop History
Transcript of Hip Hop History
2000 to current
Clive Campbell from Kingston, Jamaica starts to Dj at local parties and goes by the name cool Dj Herc
Spoken word poetry laid the foundation
DJ Hollywood starts rhyming over disco hits
Credited for developing several aspects of the
One of the first to manipulate records on turntables,
, and was the first to use repetetive sounds in his songs,
In 1978, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious
Five formed in the South Bronx
Grandmaster Flash& the FuriousFive
DJ Herc Takes Grandmaster Flash under his
wing in 1974
Developed the "Merry-Go-Round" technique
Afrika Bambaataa Aasim
One of the originators of break-beat
Known as the "Godfather" and the "Amen Ra" of hip hop culture
Grew up in the Bronx River Projects
Was heavily exposed to the black
The End to the 70's
Sha-Rock becomes the first femal rapper
First Rap/Hip Hop song was released,
Fatback by King Tim
Sugarhill Gang is formed
La B becomes the first female solo hip hop artist
Dj Terminator X, Professor Griff, Flavor
Flav and Chuck D
Def Jam Records
Album “It takes a nation of millions to hold us back “was a huge success
Most politically charged music group of all time
Consists of Jason Mizell, Joseph Simmons and Darryl McDaniels
Met at 205th St. in Hollis or "Two-Fifth Down"
Changed the sound of rap music, street fashion and pop culture.
Considered to many as the first hardcore rap song
East vs. West Rivalry
Was a feud in the mid 1990s between artists and fans of the two major Hip Hop scenes.
Police brutally beat him and it was all caught on tape.
Bad Boy vs. Death Row
Born and raised in New York.
Released song lyrics that would be directed to the opposing side.
Started his career as a roadie and backup dancer and MC for Digital Underground
Both of his parents and most of his family were a part of the Black Panther Party
In September of 1996, Tupac was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting.
Cristopher George Latore Wallace
At the age of 12 he started selling illegal drugs
Released his debut album Ready to Die in 1994 and became a central figure in the East Coast hip hop
In March of 1997, Wallace was killed by an unknown assailant.
In 1992, Los Angeles Police Department arrest Rodney King after a high speed pursuit.
Many emcees took advantage and responded to the riots through music.
Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg
The Day the Niggaz Took Over
In response, L.A. went into a six day riot.
Originally form by Eric Wright aka Eazy E.
Wright started Ruthless Records by selling drugs out of Compton
Did not have much success until working with Dr.Dre and Ice Cube.
The group eventually formed NWA adding DJ Yella, The Arabian Prince, and D.O.C.
Pioneers of Gangster rap.
Straight Outta Compton
Records and Albums
-outkast speakerboxxx/the love below (11.4)
-Marshal Mathers LP (10.6)
-beats by dr dre
- Jay-Z as a producer
The History of Hip Hop