English version

hip hop

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
hip hopˈhip hop, hip-hop noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 APMa type of popular dance music with a regular heavy beat and spoken words → rap2 a type of popular culture that began among young African-Americans in big cities, which includes hip hop music, dancing, and graffiti art
Examples from the Corpus
hip hop• The truly exciting prospect, though, is workwear taking it a stage beyond its booming club and hip hop customer base.• With support from Neneh Cherry's management, they are working on an album combining ragga, soul and hip hop.• The current hip hop aesthetic, as displayed by the music of Salt-N-Pepa.• For the seriously down hip hop homie only at £15.• In fact, hip hop and body pop aren't so much concerned with pure aggression as with survival.• Are these just bad vibes and sour grapes or is hip hop just too naughty by nature for the mainstream?• On or off-screen, there's no difference between him and the capital's hip hop homeboys.• Tizer is sponsoring hip hop gigs.
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