Hip-Hop: Origins, Development and Decline
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This paper offers an account of the development of hip-hop and rap music in the decrepit neighborhoods of the South Bronx, where disc jockeys developed rap as a means of self-advertisement, which gradually became a polished and sophisticated verbal art form that took the New York club scene by storm, and in its very success destroyed itself.
From the Paper:"The beginnings of music, especially popular music, are often unrecorded. Jazz for example, has been dated as early as 1890 (Taylor 44-45), with almost the last date suggested for this emergence being March, 1917, when the Original Dixieland Jass Band issued their recording of "Livery Stable Blues" and "Dixieland Jass Band One Step" (Taylor 39; Schuller 63, 175-84). Whenever jazz began, it arrived in the mainstream of American culture on January 16, 1938, when Benny Goodman and his Orchestra played Carnegie Hall, the ostensible temple of high culture in America. As the curtain rose on the historic concert, Goodman's trumpet virtuoso Harry..."
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