beatboxing(redirected from Beat box)
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A style of vocal percussion associated with hip-hop in which sounds produced in the vocal tract are used to create funk rhythms.
[From beatbox, from a notion likening a vocal percussionist to a drum machine.]
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a form of hip-hop music in which the voice is used to simulate percussion instruments
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