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see rap musicrap music
or hip-hop,
genre originating in the mid-1970s among black and Hispanic performers in New York City, at first associated with an athletic style of dancing, known as breakdancing.
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The Cambridge Companion to Hip-Hop, which is dedicated to memory of scholar Adam Krims, does not seek to present itself as a groundbreaking work in hip-hop scholarship and thought.
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