What do you know about Hip Hop?

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Hip hop music is a modern form of music, widely known as the rap music. It consists of two elements, record scratching and rapping, which is also called MCing and DJing.
In a hip hop record, you can find that hip hop music is mainly instrumental and based on drum beat, sampling and bassline. Let work out these components.
Sampling


Sampling is used in modern type of hip hop. In this type, the producers create original recordings using beats generated from the computer. Sampling is very important in hip hop music. The samples are usually taken from vinyl and are transferred to the samplers or sequencers.

A bassline


  This is a core part of hip hop. It is exclusively used for the low-pitched instrument.


A drum beat

  The drum beat is another essential element of hip hop production. The quality of the hip hop recording greatly depends on the speed and complexity of the drum beat. Some of the beats are sample beats; others are generated from the drum machines like Alesis SR-16 or Roland TR-808.The TR-808 cowbell is used in the hip hop production, to generate a better sound for the recording.

The hip hop music was invented by the African Americans, Latinos and Hispanics. It was invented in the New York City, in the early seventies. The legend of hip-hop music, Kool DJ Herc and Grandmaster Flash later started with the scratching and remixing techniques in the hip-hop music.

Proficient hip hop musicians now use live instrumentation, sequencers, synthesizers, samplers and turntables. The samplers and sequencers allow the musical beats to be played accurately. Kurtis Blow is the first hip hop artist to use a digital sampler. This has possibly increased the craze of hip hop music to a great extent. Possibly for such a reason, hip-hop records are in great demand.

Today, hip hop records are in great demand by people all over the world. The youth of the present generation are crazy for the hip hop records. Despite several controversies there has been a rapid increase in production and sale of the hip hop records over time. You can purchase hip hop records from anywhere, around the world. In the present days, hip hop records are also available online.
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This article was published on 2010/03/06