Honestly, I’m just a 22 years old male that’s still stuck in the 80’s. I was born in 1988, which is exactly 10 years after Hip-Hop emerged in 1978. If I can describe myself in one word it will be “DOPE.” My definition of DOPE is anything that is described as cool such as blogging, music, education, safe sex, fashion, sneakers or just a person in general. What I love about the 80’s is the fashion, sneakers, music, the cookouts, parties and the lifestyle in general. In my opinion, I think Hip-Hop brought people of all races together as one, helped with reducing racism and gave people jobs without a college degree.
The five elements of Hip-Hop are DJing, Mcing, Graffiti, Break dancing and Beatboxing. Kurtis Blow was one of the first commercially successful rappers and the first to signed a record deal; with Mercury Records back in 1979.
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