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About Rap & Hip Hop

Rap and hip hop music showcases some of the freshest sounds in today's music industry, and the rising starts of the genre are drawing more and more fans every day. With its exploding popularity, rap concerts sell out within minutes, so get your cheap rap concert tickets before they all disappear! Rap, with its strongly rhythmic beats and emphasis on sharp lyrics, is the music of this world — hip hop, the lifestyle. Hip hop culture started in the 1970s when "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugarhill Gang captured the attention of the music scene first in the Bronx, then spreading through the rest of the world. With roots deep in funk, disco, club, reggae, blues, and even poetry, hip hop music is some of the most potent art of today. Cheap rap and hip hop tickets sell extremely fast, as many artists catapulted to stardom, including Wu-Tang Clan, Drake, Flo Rida, PSY, Eminem, OutKast, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, and dozens more! Hip hop has spread all over the world, blending with elements of local cultures to create truly unique sounds. Hip hop concerts are full of energy and intensity. Get your cheap hip hop concert tickets and cheap rap concert tickets today to see some of the world's hip hop superstars!

Early Origins

1970s

Hip hop and rap music were developed in the late 1970s. The genre was part of a culture that branched out from MCing and DJing.  Hip hop music reflected the economic, social, and political realities of people who lived in inner-cities.

1980s

The 80s was the introduction of new school hip hop. This was the second wave of hip-hop music some of the early records where of LL cool J and Run-D.M.C. The 80s also began the era which was later known as the “golden age” of hip hop. It was known as the “golden age” because the music released during the era was diverse, quality, innovative, and influential. Rolling Stone mentioned it was an era where every new single released reinvented the genre. The 80s were also the time when West Coast hip hop joined the scene.

1990s

This was the era that hip-hop music broke through to the mainstream. Paul Grain editor of Billboard dubbed 1990 as “the year that rap exploded”.

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