Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music, is a music genre developed in the United States by inner-city African Americans in the 1970s which consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted. It developed as part of hip hop culture, a subculture defined by four key stylistic elements: MCing/rapping, DJing/scratching with turntables, break dancing, and graffiti writing. Other elements include sampling beats or bass lines from records (or synthesized beats and sounds), and rhythmic beatboxing. While often used to refer solely to rapping, “hip hop” more properly denotes the practice of the entire subculture. The term hip hop music is sometimes used synonymously with the term rap music, though rapping is not a required component of hip hop music; the genre may also incorporate other elements of hip hop culture, including DJing, turntablism, scratching, beatboxing, and instrumental tracks.
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I have yet to come across any profession that is as rewarding, fulfilling, and promising as well as depressing & anxiety-inducing as being a musician. It’s peaks & valleys to it, but there’s more beauty in it than most people will ever know.
After fifty-five off-Broadway performances in New York since March 1st, Baba Brinkman took a short break over the past few weeks. He was not leaning back, no, not all. And now Rap Guide to Consciousness continues off-Broadway for another five weeks of fun, music, and education.
This song is about that I don’t care any longer about my haters’ opinion. It is also a helping hand for everyone who’s struggling to survive in this business. You always can count on me no matter what.
My reason for making this album was to bring positivity into the cold world that we’re living in these days. With new music being written every day, I’m determined to keep showing the light that I have glowing inside my heart.
The song “Mr. Incredible” was created in my unique universe. I am my version of Mr. Incredible, and I am trying to impress the woman who is to be Elastigirl. Throughout the song, I am trying to make her my girl by showing off my superhero skills.
On June 11, Peter Bark released “Nightwalk” on Bandcamp. The hip-hop sound designer and beatmaker already filled the dozen with his newest album. While Peter likes to keep his music alias separated from his real life, he gives some insight on his musical travels in this interview executed by email.
Things will go wrong in any given situation if you give them a chance. Murphy’s law. It also seems to be the motto of my show. Like it or not. What’s my show about? No one knows. One guy said he loved it but didn’t know what it was. Like I told peeps in a panel, feel free to come and let me know what you think it is. Hopefully, by the end of the tour, I will at least have the costume figured out.