In which country was hip hop originated?

In which country was hip hop originated?

Pramil Verma asked March 17, 2016

1 answer

Abhilash Rajput March 17, 2016

Hip Hop is said to have originated on the streets of New York and New Jersey, by the Afro American clan, borne out of break dancing, popping and locking of the body, in the 1960’s and 70’s. 
The theory behind the evolution of Hip Hop being that, kids had developed this form of dance to challenge each other instead of fighting. Whoever won the dance was said to have won the fight thus helping the kids to vent out their frustrations against each other.  
Hip Hop is considered to be one of the most spontaneous dances where expression and impression both are portrayed by the dancer through body language and movements.

  1. Thanks for the information..I also wanted to know whether it is a single or team dance form.Could you please provide me with an answer.
  2. Hip Hop is performed both individually and as a team. Usually a single challenger of a team comes face to face with the challenger from the other team at a time and then the challengers from both the teams keep changing after performing for a stipulated period of time. Teams can be as creative as they want and they can face performers from another team in groups or individually. So, Hip hop is basically both an individual dance form and a team dance too with more stress on individual performance.

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