The griot is still a major form of communication in Africa still to this day.
You'll be able to share your latest news, talk about work and your noisy boss, discuss the weather and meet people who share the same interests.
He used two turntables playing the same break beat section of the James Brown record “clap your hands”.
When one turntable would finish playing the section he would switch to the other turntable and play the same section.
Join me as I take a stroll down memory lane and revisit the origins of what we know today as Hip-Hop. You can find the term popping up as early as the 15th and 16th century in Britain. A few centuries later a slight variation of this definition appeared which meant to speak or talk.
In America around the 1960’s it began to pop up in the black community and was used as a slang word to mean that someone was talking or having a conversation.