The History of Urban Hip-Hop for kids Dr. Keldon Myel Watts presents.... 1973-present day
Booker T. Washington Elementary School System- Macon County For groups of 23-30 2nd and 3rd grade students with little if any knowledge pertaining to the history of Hip Hop.
Standards • AE(3) Music 33. Hip Hop today • AE(2) Music 34. Music Appreciation in correlation to the early 90’s • AE(3) Music 40. Identify relationships between music and the other arts as well as disciplines outside of the arts
Primary Learning ObjectivesVia videos student will: • Learn names of hip-hop pioneers • Identify various cultural regions of music • Gain an understand of how lyrics are made to rhyme • Explore the timeline of rap.
The Beginning of Hip Hop • 1970, a group called the last poets recorded their first Lp entitled The Poets. *An Lp is a type a album
Hip Hop goes mainstream • In 1979, a group called The Sugar Hill Gang recorded the first rap single to go mainstream entitled Rapper’s Delight The Sugar Hill Gang are credited with the title “Fathers of Hip-Hop
Hip Hop’s First record label *Russell Simmons is credited with the success of: LL Cool J, The Beastie Boys and Redman In 1981, Russell Simmons and Rick Ruben start Def Jam, the first all Hip-Hop label.
East Coast West Coast The Hip Hop community divides.Beef between coast stir.
Hip Hop Today • East Coast artists… • West Coast artists… • The Dirty South Movement…. • The Midwest swing….. *Artists such as Bow Wow are the new faces of today’s hip-hop