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Hip Hop by Mind Map: Hip Hop

1. culture

1.1. DJing

1.1.1. Scatching

1.1.1.1. Grandmaster Flowers

1.1.1.2. Grandmaster Flash

1.1.1.3. Grand WIzard Theodore

1.1.1.4. Grandmaster Caz

1.1.2. Turntablism

1.1.2.1. creating music using phonograph turntables and a DJ mixer

1.1.2.2. DJ will use two turntables simultaneously

1.2. DJs were the stars

1.2.1. but that has been taken by MCs since 1978

1.2.1.1. Melle Mel of Grandmaster Flash's crew, the Furious Five

1.3. Rapping

1.3.1. Rapping, also referred to as MCing or emceeing

1.3.1.1. rhyme and verse

1.3.2. DJ Kool Herc and Coke La Rock provided an influence on the vocal style of rapping

1.3.3. integrated reggae-infused toasting into musical sets

1.3.4. Mcing

1.3.4.1. Spoken word poetry

1.3.4.2. Form of expression

1.3.4.3. Ancient African culture

1.4. Graffiti

1.4.1. was used as a form of expression by political activists

1.4.1.1. mark territory

1.5. Breaking/ B-Boying

1.5.1. Earl Tucker

1.5.1.1. Created B-Boying

1.5.1.2. aka Snake Hips

1.5.2. major elements of hip hop culture

1.5.2.1. borrows heavily from many cultures

1.5.3. Started in south bronx

1.6. Beatbox

1.6.1. Vocal percussion

1.6.2. Creating beats with your mouth

1.6.3. Catergorized under hip hop

1.6.4. considered the same as DJ'ing

1.6.4.1. New node

1.6.5. popular in the 1980's

2. History

2.1. found in africa american music

2.1.1. Griots of west african culture

2.1.2. signifyin', the dozens, and jazz poetry all influence hip hop music

2.1.3. James Brown, Rudy Ray Moore and Blowfly

2.1.3.1. Godfathers of hip hop

2.2. Formed in NewYork when block parties were getting popular

2.3. 1970's

2.3.1. No vocals/purely eletronic

2.3.2. New York City

2.3.3. Started in the south bronx of newyork

2.4. DJ Kool Herc

2.4.1. Father of hiphop

2.5. The Sugarhill Gang's "Rapper's Delight"

2.5.1. First hip hop record

2.6. American society

2.6.1. people used to break-dance against each other instead of fighting

2.6.2. Universal Zulu Nation

2.6.2.1. Created by DJ Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa

2.6.2.1.1. Draw teens out of gang life and violence

2.6.3. Success of gangsta rap

2.6.3.1. drugs

2.6.3.2. Violence

2.6.4. Ice-T considered first gangster rap

2.6.5. Rap was used for social messages

2.7. Global innovations

2.7.1. hip hop is now considered a “global musical epidemic

2.7.2. criticized

2.7.2.1. Compared to music around the world

2.7.3. center of a mega music and fashion industry around the world

3. Social Impact

3.1. Considerable social impact

3.2. Orlando patterson

3.2.1. Mass communication

3.2.2. To create a global hip hop scene

3.2.2.1. New node

3.2.3. youth absorb and are influenced

3.2.3.1. Start they're own form of hip hop

3.2.4. Believes Hip hop will occur as traditional values

3.3. Language

3.3.1. jamacian dub music

3.3.2. laments of jazz and blues singers

3.3.3. radio deejays

3.3.4. Hip hop

3.3.4.1. distinctive associated slang

3.3.4.2. Black English

3.3.4.3. Ebonics

3.3.5. White English

3.3.5.1. superior form of educated speech

3.3.6. Hip hop linguistics

3.3.6.1. University of Toronto

3.4. Censorship

3.4.1. The use of profanity as well as graphic depictions of violence and sex

3.4.2. Luther Campbell filed a lawsuit against Nick Navarro

3.4.2.1. album As Nasty As They Wanna Be

3.4.2.1.1. judge labeled the album obscene and illegal to sell

3.4.2.2. because of its obscene and vulgar lyrics

4. Authenticity

4.1. 1970s in the Bronx

4.1.1. African-Americans

4.1.1.1. culture of protest

4.1.1.2. freedom of expression

4.2. Authenticity is often a serious debate

4.3. threatened with assimilation by a larger mainstream culture

4.4. voice for social justice

4.5. Black politics cannot apply to the genre of hip hop

4.5.1. heavy involvement in the market

4.6. lost its authenticity

4.6.1. losing sight of the revolutionary theme

4.6.2. humble "folksy" beginnings the music originated from