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hip-hop Syllabification: hip-hop

Definition of hip-hop in English:


A style of popular music of US black and Hispanic origin, featuring rap with an electronic backing.
Example sentences
  • We have got loads more Harmonic 33 hip-hop instrumentals planned for this year also.
  • Thirty years ago he fused the sound of punk with dub reggae and early hip-hop acts and created something new.
  • Nu Flow is definitely best described as the his and hers of hip-hop albums.


1980s: reduplication probably based on hip3.

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