A Definition Of The Term Rap - Deepstash

Depending on who you ask and from which generation the word ‘rap’ will take on different meanings.

  • Today rap means saying rhymes to the beat of music making it one of the fo...

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A Definition Of The Term Rap

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King Tim III: The First Rap Song (March, 1979)

The first song that associated rap with hip-hop music was called King Tim III [Personality Jock] by the Brooklyn based Fatback Band, which is considered Hip Hop’s first rec...

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Platinum Seller ‘Rapper’s Delight‘ (1979)

The second song that associated the term Rap with Hip Hop was the song ‘Rapper’s Delight‘ by Sugar Hill Gang.

Whereas “King Tim III” failed to cross over from any R&B act...

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In the late 50's early 60's, people in the black americam communities used to play a variety of rhyme word games:

  • The Dozens: totally destroy somebody else with ...

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With respect to hip hop, it was characterized by one’s ability to syncopated to a beat. Ideally, an emcee rapped from the heart. His rhymes were spontaneous, not memorized ...

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