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electro: Electro, short for electro funk (also known as robot hip hop and Electro hop) is an electronic style of hip hop directly influenced by Kraftwerk and funk records. Records in the genre typically have electronic sounds and some vocals are delivered in a deadpan, mechanical manner often through a vocoder or other electronic distortion. artists: mandroid, planet partrol, I-F, man parrish, arpanet, cybotron. clips: man parrish, hiphop bebop: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHBA4ly_X7Q I-F, secret disire: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vICSM7a53MM stylistic origins: synthpop, disco, funk and old school hip hop. cultural origins: early 1980s, in the US mainstream popularity: mid to late 1980s and then a revival in the late 1990s. instuments used: synthesizer, drum machine, vacoder and a sampler. ...read more.


artists: B.B king, Jean Ferrris, David Ewen, Elvis , Donald (Don) Clarke. Clips: B.B king, blues boys tune: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Ny5ajCn0xw Eric Clapton, groaning the blues: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxTWQD91b5c&feature=related stylistic origins: African American folk music cultural origins: Southern United States mainstream popularity: The blues chord progressions and blue notes are widely used in most popular music styles of the 20th century United States; a highly influential music genre. instuments used: guitar, piano, harmonica, bass, drums, saxaphone, trumpet, vocals and trombone. some subgenres include: Classic female blues, Country blues, Delta blues, Jazz blues, Jump blues, Piano blues and Boogie-woogie. Hip Hop: Hip hop music is a genre of music typically consisting of a rhythmic style of speaking called rap over backing beats performed on a turntable by a DJ. ...read more.


Beats are traditionally sampled from portions of other songs by a DJ, though synthesizers, drum machines, and live bands are also used, especially in newer music. Rappers may perform poetry which they have written ahead of time, or improvise rhymes on the spot. Though rap is usually an integral component of hip hop music, DJs sometimes perform and record alone, and many instrumental acts are also defined as hip hop. artists: 50 Shots, Duice, Aspects, Daara J, B girls. Clips: Duice, duice in the house: http://youtube.com/watch?v=wzAkvJVbP-k Daara J, Rio Loco: http://youtube.com/watch?v=jQ8zjM6DizI stylistic origins: Jamaican Dancehall toasting alongside the rhythms of R&B, disco, and funk. cultural origins: late 1960s/early 1970s: Kingston, Jamaica - early 1970s South Bronx, New York City mainstream popularity: Since late 1980s in the United States, worldwide beginning in early 1990s, among best-selling genres of music by early 2000s. instuments used: Turntable, rapping, drum machine, sampler, synthesizer, human beatboxing ...read more.

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