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BY LAUREN O’HANLON HIP HOP

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  • 1. BYLAURENOHANLON HIP HOP

2. Contents This project will cover every aspect and development of the hip hop culture.I hope you enjoy! Dance 2. Conclusion 7. Hip Hop Survey 6. Art 5. Fashion 4. Music 3. Introduction 1. 3. 1.Introduction

  • Hip Hop began in the 1970s
  • At house parties, basement parties and through the streets of New York
  • Created by the African-American youth
  • Hip Hops influence has become worldwide
  • 75% of the hip hop audience is non-black
  • McDonalds, Coca Cola, Nike and other corporate giants have used Hip Hop
  • Hip Hop is a modern culture consisting of music, dance, fashion and art

4. 2.HIP HOP DANCE

  • Popping
  • Original funk style from California during the 1960s-70s
  • Technique of contracting / relaxing muscles to cause jerk movements
  • Popping creates performances such as the Robot, Waving & Tutting
  • Wacking
    • Became popular in the 70s
    • From modern funk, jazz and soul
    • It has distinct elements of locking
    • A flamboyant style that needs some confidence

Hip Hop dance consists of many types of street dance styles, here are some of my favourites: 5. 2. HIP HOP DANCE

  • Locking
    • Became popular during the 80s
    • Very popular style but very demanding on the bodys muscles
    • When locking, use correct movements
    • Avoid injury and keep your style sharp
  • Krumping
    • Free, expressive, exaggerated, highly energetic movements
    • Using the arms, head, legs, chest and feet
    • Youths started this dance style to escape gang life
    • To release anger and aggression in a positive non-violent way

6. 3. HIP HOP MUSIC

  • Hip hop music became popular in the 70s
  • Combines spoken lyrics that rhyme, a back beat and sometimes vocals
  • Has inspired fashion and lifestyle choices worldwide
  • Hip Hop artists who have done exceptionally well are TLC, Kanye West, P. Diddy, Dr. Dre, Eminem, Lauren Hill and Nelly
  • All the artists mentioned above have produced multi-platinum selling albums

7. 4. HIP HOP FASHION

  • Hip Hop fashion originated with the African-American youth on the streets of New York
  • Complements the expression and attitude of the culture in general
  • Image has changed significantly over the years
  • From baggy, bright coloured tracksuits to designer labels such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren
  • Many Hip Hop artists such as P. Diddy and Nelly started their own fashion labels and clothing lines in the 90s

8. 5. HIP HOP ART

  • Graffiti has existed since ancient times. It can be anything from simple scratch marks to elaborate wall paintings
  • Became popular in the US in the late 60s
  • Seen as the visual expression of Hip Hop culture
  • Spray paint and markers are usually used to produce these elaborate pieces of art

9. 5. HIP HOP ART

  • Usually found at bus stops, trains, buildings and other public property
  • Some view graffiti as vandalism while others view it as art
  • It become popular with art dealers in the 80s and made its way to art galleries in London, Milan and Paris

10. 6.RESULTS OF HIP HOP SURVEY

  • I asked my group whether they liked Hip Hop dance / music or not.
  • The age range of people surveyed was between 16 - 55. The results were a surprise!
  • 60% of 16-25 age group didnt like Hip Hop
  • 50% of over 40s group liked the Music / Dance
  • Is this starting a role reversal?

11. 7. Conclusion

  • Hip Hop has spread around the world since it first became popular in the 1970s
  • It is a very good way of keeping fit, socializing and having fun
  • Its message is always positive and clear No drugs, No violencejust dance!!!
  • SOURCES
  • www.wikipedia.org
  • wwwflickr.com
  • www.polyvore.co.uk
  • Creativecommons
  • www.csupomona.edu/rrreese