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Who Was The First Hip Hop Artist?

Written by on July 20, 2022

Hip hop music has been around for many years now. It was started by DJ Kool Herc in the Bronx, New York City back in the 70’s. He began to play records in his friend’s basement parties. This was where the term “breakbeat” was first used. These parties were also known as “block parties”. The name of the party was based on the fact that the DJs would block out the music by playing their own records. This is how the term “breakbeat” came about.

DJ Kool Herc was one of the most influential people in hip hop history. He was the one who invented the term “rap”. He did this by saying “rap” when he played the record. He then began to use this term with his friends. This made it easier for them to rap along with the beat.

DJ Kool Hec then began to hold these parties at the 55th street and 8th avenue area of the Bronx. These parties were held every weekend. The first one took place in the summer of 1973. There were over 200 people in attendance. DJ Kool Herc then began to make money from these parties.

In the early 80’s, hip hop music became popular with the younger generation. This was because it was very different from what was being played on the radio. At this time, the genre was called “rap”.

At this time, the term “rap” was being used in a different way. It was used to describe a specific style of music. This style of music was more aggressive than what was being played on the mainstream radio stations. The term “rap” was also used to describe a certain lifestyle.

During this time, there were a lot of great artists in the hip hop music industry. One of the best was Grandmaster Flash. He was one of the first artists to be signed to Sugar Hill Records. He was also one of the first artists to release an album. This was in 1982.

At this time, there were a few other artists who were considered to be among the top artists. They were Run DMC, LL Cool J, Kurtis Blow, and Whodini.

The best places to go to see hip hop music live were in the Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens. This was because they had the most talented artists. The biggest venues were in Manhattan.

The best producers at this time were Afrika Bambaataa, Pete Rock, and Marley Marl.

The best djs at this time were DJ Hollywood, Grand Wizzard Theodore, and DJ Kool Herc.

The best beats at this time were by DJ Premier, Pete Rock, and Marleys Marl.


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