Genre of the Week (4) “Hip House”

Music Genre > Playlist “Hip House”, also known as house rap, is a musical genre that mixes elements of house music and hip-hop. The style rose to prominence during the 1980s in New York and Chicago. However, in the UK, the first officially credited hip house track was 1987’s Rok Da House by UK producers the Beatmasters featuring British female emcees the Cookie Crew. Minor controversy ensued in 1989 when a U.S. record called “Turn Up The Bass” by Tyree […]

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