Definition of hip hop in English:

hip hop

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noun

[mass noun]
A style of popular music of US black and Hispanic origin, featuring rap with an electronic backing.
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  • 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.

Origin

1980s: reduplication probably based on hip3.

Derivatives

hip-hopper

noun
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  • But even in their bleakest moments, most hip-hoppers see something more at stake in violence than mere braggadocio.
  • After almost a decade of singing hooks for hip-hoppers like Choclair, Jully Black must be tired of her background role.
  • We sort of broke the rule of ‘If you're a hip-hopper you only rhyme.’

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