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Encyclopedia > Native American hip hop

Native American hip hop is popular among Native Americans in the United States and the First Nations of Canada. Native American rappers began performing in the 1980s and '90s, drawing on influences like John Trudell's spoken word poetry. Litefoot, Julian B, Without Rezervation, and Robby Bee & the Boyz From the Rez are the most well-known Native American hip hop musicians [1]. Native Americans are the indigenous peoples within the territory that is now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska down to their descendants in modern times. ... First Nations is a term of ethnicity used in Canada. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... Germans dancing on the Berlin Wall in late 1989, the symbol of the cold war divide falls down as the world unites in the 1990s. ... John Trudell (born February 15, 1946 in Omaha, Nebraska) is an American author, a poet, musician and a former political activist. ... Spoken word is a form of music or artistic performance in which lyrics, poetry, or stories are spoken rather than sung. ... Litefoot is a Native American rapper and the founder of the Red Vinyl record label. ... Julian B Julian B is a Native American rapper. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ...


Other recent groups, like Tha Tribe who use elements of powwow music in their recordings [2], and War Party, a Canadian crew that became the first native performers to host Rap City [3]. War Party is one of a number of Canadian groups to gain some chart success, including Tru Rez Crew and Slangblossom [4]. This article is about a Native American gathering. ... War Party is a 1988 film starring Billy Wirth and Kevin Dillon. ... Rap City was a long-running two-hour music video television program block (debuting in 1989) aired on the Black Entertainment Television network, airing at 5 P.M. on the network. ...

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Other rappers

  • Gooder Kind
  • Mack Foxx
  • Che Glawnii
  • Dead Indians
  • Tribal Boyz
  • Justify (Bizzo)
  • MastaMindz
  • Marcus Quese Frejo
  • MC Big Flav
  • Shadowyze
  • Sakajawayway
  • Dogsoldierz
  • Anybody Killa
  • Buggin Malone
  • Rollin' Fox
  • Btaka Brown
  • Red Suspect
  • Nomadic
  • Yaiva
  • Night Shield Entertainment
  • Tribe 2 Entertainment

Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Anybody Killa, or ABK, is the stage name of James Lowery (born June 26, 1973), a horrorcore rap artist. ... Communities of nomadic people move from place to place, rather than settling down in one location. ...

References

  • Means, Andrew. "Hey-Ya, Weya Ha-Ya-Ya!". 2000. In Broughton, Simon and Ellingham, Mark with McConnachie, James and Duane, Orla (Ed.), The Rough Guide to World Music, Rough Guides Ltd, Penguin Books. ISBN 1858286360
  • Tha Tribe, Hip Hop Meets Powwow. World Music Central. Retrieved on June 21, 2005.
  • Warparty: The Great Natives from the North. Redwire magazine. Retrieved on June 21, 2005.
  • Native hip hop poised for breakthrough. Aboriginal.ca. Retrieved on June 21, 2005.
  • Funny Face. Olde English Comedy Sketch. Retrieved on December 9, 2005.

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Notes

  1.   Means, pg. 596
  2.   World Music Central
  3.   Redwire
  4.   Aboriginal.ca

External links

  • Movement Music: Hip Hop and Aboriginal Youth Activism Interview with Manik of the Native Youth Movement and Skeena Reece
World hip hop

African - Albanian - Algerian - American - Angolan - Arabic - Asian - Australian - Austrian - Azerbaijani - Bahraini - Belgian - Bosnian and Herzegovinan - Botswana - Brazilian - British - Bulgarian - Canadian - Cape Verdean - Chinese - Congolese - Cuban - Czech - Danish - Dominican - Dutch - Egyptian - European - Filipino - Finnish - French - Gambian - German - Ghanaian - Greek - Greenlandic - Guinean - Hong Kong - Hungarian - Icelandic - Indian - Indonesian - Irish - Israeli - Italian - Ivoirian - Japanese - Kenyan - Korean - Latin American - Lebanese - Malagasy - Malaysian - Malian - Mexican - Moroccan - Native American - Nepalese - New Zealand - Nigerian - Nigerien - Norwegian - Polish - Portuguese - Puerto Rican - Romanian - Russian - Rwandan - Salvadoran - Senegalese - Serbian - Singaporean - Slovak - Slovenian - Somali - South African - Spanish - Swedish - Swiss - Taiwanese - Tanzanian - Togolese - Turkish - Ugandan - Ukrainian - Zimbabwean Manik. ... Hip hop music is a style of music which came into existence in the United States during the mid-1970s, and became a large part of modern pop culture during the 1980s. ... Hip hop music has been popular in Africa since the early 1980s due to widespread American influence. ... Arabic hip hop is the hip hop music and culture originating in the Arabic-speaking world. ... Asian Hip Hop is a heterogenous musical genre that covers all Hip-Hop music as recorded and produced by artists of Asian origin. ... Hip hop is quite a new style of music for Bosnia and Herzegovina, but it has nevertheless proven very popular. ... The capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kinsasha, has long been a major home for pan-African styles of popular music like rumba, soukous and kwassa kwassa. ... European hip hop is hip hop music created by European musicians. ... Ivoirian hip hop is a major part of the popular music of Côte dIvoire, and has been fused with many of the countrys native styles, such as zouglou. ... Latin rap is not a homogeneous musical style but rather a term that covers all Hip-Hop music recorded by artists of Latin origin. ... Serbian hip hop started in the early 80s, with the birth of b-boy crews and their battles which have spread over the country in no time. ... Taiwanese hip hop music started in the early 1990s, popularized by early hip hop trio L.A. Boyz. ...


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