Hip hop muisic

muisic genre
(Reguidit frae Hip hop music)

Hip hop muisic, cried hip-hop,[1][2] rap muisic,[2][3][4] or hip-hop muisic an aw,[2][5] is a muisic genre consistin o a stylized rhythmic muisic that commonly accompanies rappin, a rhythmic an rhymin speech that is chantit.[2]


  1. Merriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from merriam-webster.com: A subculture especially of inner-city youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
  2. a b c d Encyclopædia Britannica article on rap, retrieved from britannica.com: Rap, musical style in which rhythmic and/or rhyming speech is chanted (“rapped”) to musical accompaniment. This backing music, which can include digital sampling (music and sounds extracted from other recordings), is also called hip-hop, the name used to refer to a broader cultural movement that includes rap, deejaying (turntable manipulation), graffiti painting, and break dancing.
  3. AllMusic article for rap, retrieved from AllMusic.com Archived 2010-10-13 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Harvard Dictionary of Music article for rap, retrieved from CredoReference
  5. Encyclopædia Britannica article on hip-hop, retrieved from britannica.com: 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.