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DEFINITIONS :

What is Hip-Hop all about ?

AUDIO FILE

A- Here are a few facts about Hip-hop and RAP you should be aware of .

definitions.

Focus on the stressed words and repetitions to help you fill in the blanks in the

What are the Main between and


?

Hip-hop

is to be understood as a

a. and an

one of the

defining

with

and

Hip-hop

and uses

It is

is a

is

ing

distinct

has a particular

Hip-hop

and .
is

is often understood as promoting

together

, but not all

ing,

Hip-hop

of

while

from because mainly

, a way of

and .

Rap

is a

recited

of

.
.. is

suggests some
blow.
is

Rap

is a

in which

of

.. to ..

....

Rap

on in

or in

rap

, flow

..

It is one of the..

or

.... .

what is

are used as .. . In

and somewhat
of

are

and rhythmically with or instrumental

..

Since the

derived from , and to

of

, spitting

..

has been more concerned with

B-

Listen to a short extract from Hip-Hop Lives a Rap by KRS-One , a famous


American rapper from the Bronx.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FadzGGJiLTg (0:25- 0:47)

Pick out as many elements as you can to define KRS-Ones vision of Hip-hop

According to

KRS- One

Hip-hop

is..
.

C-

Read the quotes by 3 famous rappers and explain what they tell you about
Hip-Hop.

Complete your definition . Explain why is Hip-hop more than music ?

Hip-hop

is..
.
.

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