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hip-hop(hĭp′hŏp′) or hip hop
1. A style of music usually based on rap and often including elements of other styles such as funk or rhythm and blues.
2. An urban youth culture originating in the 1980s in New York City, involving such forms of expression as hip-hop music, b-boying, and graffiti art.
Of or characteristic of hip-hop culture.
(Pop Music) a US pop culture movement originating in the 1980s comprising rap music, graffiti, and break dancing
1. the popular subculture of usu. black urban youth.
2. rap music.
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|Noun||1.||hip-hop - an urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city|
youth culture - young adults (a generational unit) considered as a cultural class or subculture
|2.||hip-hop - genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged|
African-American music, black music - music created by African-American musicians; early forms were songs that had a melodic line and a strong rhythmic beat with repeated choruses