The Founding Of Hip Hop

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The DJ has the most important role in the founding of Hip Hop. Block parties were very popular in the Bronx and the DJ was always at the center. The MC was just a hype man for the DJ. I think this is interesting because now the MC is at the forefront. To me the DJ played an even more instrumental part in that he helped to unify people. The block parties were helpful in bringing whole communities together, which they wouldn’t have been if it wasn’t for the DJs. Since the DJs were using turntables for scratching and mixing it only makes sense that sampling would be involved. One thing I learned in class was that “ Rapper’s Delight” ( what I’ve always known to be the first rap song) was a sample from “ Good times” The DJ has the most important

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