Hip hop music has gone from being a marginalized genre in the late s to the predominant style of music in America, the UK, Nigeria, South Africa, and other countries around the world. Hip Hop around the World includes more than entries on global hip hop culture as it includes music, art, fashion, dance, social and cultural movements, organizations, and styles of hip hop. Virtually every country is represented in the text. Most of the entries focus on music styles and notable musicians and are unique in that they discuss the sound of various hip hop styles and musical artists' lyrical content, vocal delivery, vocal ranges, and more. Country entries take into account politics, history, language, authenticity, and personal and community identification. Special care is taken to draw relationships between people and entities such as mentor-apprentice, producer-musician, and more. Anthony J.
Grading the Charts. Major Lazer wishes they could make carnival twerk songs this silly and good. Time to practice handstands! Dodging CD guillotines on a black velvet background and ripping it from an office chair, Lady Saw is still the greatest. She and Elephant Man team up for this ode to sitting on things. Deh dawn off!
Grading the Top 10 Songs in … JAMAICAN DANCEHALL
Individually-performed, chiefly but not exclusively by women,   dancers move by throwing or thrusting their hips back or shaking their buttocks , often in a low squatting stance. As a tradition shaped by local aid and pleasure clubs, block parties and second lines ,  the dance was central to "a historical situating of sissy bounce—bounce music as performed by artists from the New Orleans African-American community that [led to] a meteoric rise in popularity post-[ Hurricane Katrina after ]. The Oxford English Dictionary defines an 18th-century use of the word as a blend of "twist" and "jerk", which was reported by the BBC in conjunction with the black cultural context, but this seems to be an erroneous connection or a false cognate. Popular video-sharing channels such as YouTube amplified interest since the advent of digital social media platforms.
This is a partial list of viral music videos , that gained rapid attention on the Internet. Like Internet memes , viewership of such videos tend to expand rapidly and become more widespread because the instant communication facilitates word of mouth. This list documents music videos known to have become viral; other viral videos can be found at list of viral videos with additional videos that have become Internet phenomena for other categories can be found at list of Internet phenomena. These videos are videos from various artists that have over million views and gained viral popularity after their release. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. This is a dynamic list and may never be able to satisfy particular standards for completeness.