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Hip Hop was born in New York

pagoskawaii 4 de August del 2017 celebrities
On August 11, 1973, a street party at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, in the Bronx of New York, was the beginning of a new musical and cultural trend: hip hop. The participants could not imagine what was going to happen there. For them it was another party in one of the countless brick buildings of 18 floors of the area known as social housing.

Hip Hop was born in New York

That day, the young Cindy Campbell decided to invite many young people from the neighborhood to a party with which announced the beginning of classes. Admission cost 25 cents for girls and 50 cents for boys, and copies of the handwritten cards still remain. The party took place in the common area of the building and the great attraction was the older brother of the young woman, Clive, 18 years old and Jamaican, and that for its large collection of records were already known as Dj Kool Herc.

The party, the big event

At the party, Kool Herc created the sound ‘break’ (break, in Castilian) because it is the stretch of the song where he breaks with the rhythm selection by spinning two identical discs on the mixing table he manipulated. What it was possible to extend the instrumental part of the song while introducing scratched sounds that achieved new and unknown rhythms to the disco music of the time, although that mixture of rock, pop, disco, jazz and blues would take years to be Known by the name of hip hop.

Hip hop is known worldwide as a musical stream based on rhyming at a high speed on a rhythmic basis, but in reality it is the cultural movement that encompasses four artistic manifestations: DJ, MC, breakdance and graffiti.

Google has turned to this celebration of the 44 years of the beginning of hip hop with a doodle that carries out an interactive tour through the history of this musical genre and its impact in all areas. When the explanation of the event ends, it is possible to get the controls of a mixer with two plates in which you can change the discs, which can also be chosen from a wide selection offered by Google. In addition, you can scratch, practice with crossfader control, as well as the speed and timing of each vinyl, and the challenges the doodle proposes increased with respect to the complexity and variety of themes Are pricked.

In these 44 years, this musical genre has given to the world innumerable successes and artists and bands like the famous Wu-Tang Clan, Tupac Shakur, Notorious BIG, Wyclef Jean, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Eminem, P. Diddy, Grandmaster Flash , Public Enemy, Kurtis Blow or Sugarhill Gang.

Everything seems to be, therefore, justified in this day, since not in vain does hip hop have more influences than we think in our lives; Not only in music and dance, but also in art and fashion.

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