Hip Hop as a music trend has its roots in the 70’s in funk and soul music. A stylistic particularity is the speech song, the use of samples, including the so called scratch. The social-cultural origins of hip hop are the Afro-American ghettos (residential areas with a majority of Afro-Americans).
The musical developmental fate is usually from a so called beat or loop In this case, a record player is used to play repeatedly a passage from a music piece from funk, soul, or disco genres or other beats assembled together. Rhythmic speaking/singing (rap) takes place during the repetition.
The band Rapper’s Delight at the end of the 70’s was the first constituted of its kind that was able to achieve commercial success with hip hop and rap. The band Kraftwerk created the first hip hop piece produced with synthesizers with the title Trans Europa Express. At the end of the 80s many hip hop artists/bands began to mix hip hop with heavy metal or baroque/classic.
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Futuristic downtempo/triphop with atmospheric sound effects and thoughtful piano melodies. A powerful string bass and a strong drum loop build the massive foundation
The rhythm of the streets
Smooth and slick electro beats. With its funky bass line, atmospheric sweeps, and chillout-style drums, this track is both calming and refreshing, both chilled and invigorating at the same time, conveying a "free spirit" type chill, highly suitable for any footage depicting skydiving, surfing, snowboarding or just relaxing, chilling out on the beach, travel, holiday and vacation, fun in the sun, etc.
Modern RnB track with human beat box, big bass drum, claps, powerful bass, lots of FX-synths and gated pads. Sounds futuristic and electronic.
Starts like Alice in Acid Land, then becomes a sloppy Hip-Rap track with strong riffs and a funky groove. Exceptionally convincing as well as the mix of instruments
The DJ work himself of at the turntables., with sound system in action.
A comfortable Production Music track for a wide spectrum of uses. Static and moving at the same time.
Sitting in a bar relaxed and easy while watching the hustle and bustle around you. You´re not involved, staying in a pleasant distance.
Melancholic pop/hip hop track with funky guitar licks.
Gritty and funky hip-hop. Fat, slamming beats. Mangled sound, a little bit on the edge. Scratching and synth bass.
Urban style track with sexy percussive loops & deep bass. Anchored firmly on the streets of LA, an overlaid guitar riff and tablas give it a slight Eastern feel. Similar in style to Snoop Dogg & Dr Dre.
Cutter friendly, groovy, good mood exhilarating Hip Hop with string interjections, rhodes and lots of breaks and FX. Good for entertaining compilations as best of the funniest scenes, making of, photo of the day and 3D demoreel.
A simple basic theme, rocking and clear
Midnight Chill, subtle Groove, intelligent riffs with a subtle tension
Pleasant corporate sound somewhere between Disco, Funk and Hip-Hop. Very versatile. Ideal as background.
Mid-tempo hip-hop, urban, with some slightly Turkish, Indian or Eastern sounding orchestra riffs.
Old School instruments, from Moog to the beat everything is retro
In the first two minutes rather idiosyncratic and dazing, then Easy-Flair comes with the swing-beat, but remains true to its originality, something special