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The terms ” rap ” and “hip hop” are often used interchangeably, which leads to erroneous understanding and confuses the reader. The first refers to a musical style, and the second refers to the subculture as a whole.
There are several versions of the origin of the word ” hip-hop “.
One of the popular versions is the story about what one served in the U.S. Army friends known DJ, listened to the samples and sang the recitative “hip/hop/hip/hop” (similar to “left, right, left, right”). DJ, hearing this, began to use the term for its rhythmic music that has been picked up by other DJs.
The very phrase “hip-hop” reflects a certain “jumping” his rhythm, a kind of dance styles, which enable it to be clearly distinguished from the popular style of “Disco”. Continue reading