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Noun: hip-hop  'hip,hóp
  1. An urban youth culture associated with rap music and the fashions of African-American residents of the inner city
  2. Genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment; several forms of rap have emerged
    - rap, rap music

Derived forms: hip-hops

Type of: African-American music, black music, popular music, popular music genre, youth culture

Encyclopedia: Hip-hop