Hip hop is becoming more and more popular nowadays. It is more than just a music genre because it consists of 4 elements including emceeing, break dancing, graffiti and djing. Moreover, more elements are added to hip hop culture and today it has a huge impact on fashion.
Although many people think that hip hop is deeply rooted within African culture, it is a well known fact, that hip hop, as we know it, has started in Bronx in 1970th. As drum and sampling machines became widely available, more and more people started using them to write music and host block parties. A little bit later, Jamaican vocal was added to beats giving birth to hip hop culture that started evolving so rapidly.
In 1983, the genre has seriously changed when bands such as Run-D.M.C and LL Cool J started recording their music. The style of their music changed the hip hop genre.
In 1990 gangsta rap dominated in hip hop culture, many of us know artists such as 50Cent, Notorious BIG, Nas. Their contribution in hip hop culture was priceless and their style has changed the way of hip hop evolution.
During the 2000s hip hop continues to diversify and new genre called alternative hip hop appeared in the world. We are talking about artists such as Kanye West and OutKast. They were the first bands that gave birth to modern culture and many modern songs are influenced by this style.
Today, the genre has so many different styles, however, the most popular styles are based on dub step and pop. Each and every year more and more artists appear on the scene making the culture itself moving forward. We hope you enjoyed reading the article and it gave you an idea on how the genre appeared and evolved with time. Thanks for reading!