hip hop

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 (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.

[Probably hip + hop.]

hip′-hop′per n.

hip hop

A musical style originating in New York City in the 1970s and featuring a spoken voice track (rap) backed by a musical track usually constructed from fragments of recorded songs.

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