By Henry Adaso, About.com Guide
An extensive history of hip-hop culture that dates back to the 1920s.
- Hip-Hop Timeline: 1925 - 2007
- Rap vs. Hip-Hop
- Hot 97 FM - Hip-Hop's Premier Radio Station
- How James Brown Influenced Rap Music
Learn about the differences between rapping and emceeing, and get to know the MCs who understand this distinction.
The Art of Breakdancing
Learn about the history and forms of breakdancing.
DJs & Producers
It's often said that hip-hop started with a mic and two turntables. So, the influence of DJs and producers cannot be overemphasized. Let's get familiar with some of the best sound architects in the game.