Hip hop: Origins, Characteristics and Creative Processes

Bibliographic Details
Authors and Corporations: Neumann, Friedrich
Title: Hip hop: Origins, Characteristics and Creative Processes
In: The World of Music, 42, 2000, 1, p. 51-63
Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung
Physical Description:51-63
ISSN/ISBN: 0043-8774
Summary:<p>Originating in the United States, rap music first began to spread throughout Europe in the early 1990s and eventually became an important musical means for young people to express their feelings. The over-thirty generation, however, viewed the music with condescension, feeling that such repetitive rhythms and restricted use of harmony formed an inferior kind of popular music. This article examines the significant structural and content-related features of hip hop, contrasting them in the context of the musical value systems of Europe and Africa.</p>
Type of Resource:E-Article
JSTOR Music Archive
JSTOR Arts & Sciences XI Archive
Language: English