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Hip-Hop is not only a musical genre, but also an entire cultural movement that originated mainly in Jamaica and was brought to urban New York City in the 1970s. Hip-Hop found its way into the mainstream in the early 1990s and is now amongst the most popular music genres worldwide. Hip-Hop culture can be identified by its fashion trends and other unique aspects, including breakdancing and beatboxing.
One of the most vital elements of Hip-Hop is Rap, a form of achieving rhythm through spoken words that rhyme. Rap originated in West African tradition where wandering poets, called griots, would bring their stories from village to village. Today, the number of famous Rap and Hip-Hop artists is endless. Nate Feurerstein also known as NF, Jeezy, and K. Flay are among the best-known artists of the 21st century.