hip-hop definition

  • noun:
    • A popular urban childhood tradition, closely associated with rap songs and with the style and fashions of African-American inner-city residents.
    • Rap music.
    • An Afro-American urban youth tradition predicated on rap music, breakdancing etc
    • rap (style of songs)
    • category of African-American music regarding the 1980s and 1990s for which rhyming lyrics tend to be chanted to a musical accompaniment; a number of forms of rap have emerged
    • an urban childhood culture of rap songs and fashions of African-American residents associated with the inner city
  • adjective:
    • Of or characteristic of hip-hop tradition.
  • others:
    • With hopping gait.

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