He mele mele hip hop, i kapaʻiaʻo hip-hop a iʻole mele rap, kahi mele i hoʻokumuʻia maʻAmelika Hui Pūʻia e nā poʻeʻAmelikaʻAmelika o loko o nā 1970s. oli. Hoʻokumuʻiaʻo ia ma keʻano heʻoihana hip hop, kahi māhele'āina i hoʻohākākaʻia e nā kiʻikuhi maʻamauʻehā: MCing / rapping, DJing / scratching with turtebles, hula hula, a me ka palapala kākau. ʻO nā kumu'ē aʻe e komo i nā hōʻailona helu a iʻole nā ​​laina laina mai nā moʻolelo (aiʻole nā ​​mele a me nā kani) a me ka beatboxing rhythmic. I ka manawa i hoʻohana pinepineʻia e pili wale i ka pale, "hip hop" iʻoi aʻe ka pololei o ka hana o ka'ōlohelohe a pau. ʻO ka hopena hip hop music i kekahi manawa e like me ka hua'ōlelo rapui rap,ʻoiaiʻaʻole he mea e pono ai ke kaniʻana o ka mele hip hop; hiki i ke 'ano ke hoʻohui i kekahi mau mea' ē aʻe o ka moʻomeheu hip hop, e like me ka DJing, turntablism, kaʻokiʻana, beatboxing, a me nā mea kani.

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