Some concepts in hiphop you should know

Hiphop is a cultural trend that has appeared since the 1970s in New York, having background and history of development in areas associated with many social evils and gangs.

Hiphop culture includes in many fields including music (hiphop music, Rap, DJ), dancing (Breaking dance), painting (Graffity), fashion, etc. If you’ve fallen in love with hiphop or part of its diverse culture, learn more about some of the hip hop concepts and terms that are frequently used in this community.


Understood as reading or saying words with rhymes and rhymes. As a main material in Hip Hop culture, Rap can be expressed in the background of music or not, as an intersection between speaking and singing.


R&B is an acronym for Rhythm and Blues, a genre of music that debuted in the 1940s, focusing on the African American community. People use R&B to refer to a specific genre of music every time: the early 1950s for the blues, the mid-1950s for the blues with electronic blues, gospel and soul, 1970s for Soul and Funk.

By the 1980s, a new genre of contemporary R&B was born, combining R&B, Soul, Funk, Pop, Hip Hop and Dance. Some of the most famous R&B stars in the world include Michael Jackson, R. Kelly, Stevie Wonder, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, etc.

Dubstep was born in the 1990s in England, is a branch of electronic dance music (EDM). But unlike Trance, House, etc. Dubstep makes listeners extremely “excited” thanks to the bass and drums are “heavy capital”.

A Dubstep is usually divided into four parts (Intro – Bass drop – mid-section – outro), in which, the most prominent and characteristic feature is in the Bass drop section. This is the appropriate music for those with strong personalities.

Hip Hop was born in the 1970s in the young African American community to move to the Bronx, New York. This is a genre of music often “dating” with Rap. When it comes to Hip Hop, people often refer to Hip Hop culture more than music. Hip hop music is one of the four main elements in Hip Hop culture, besides Rap, DJ, Breakdance and Graffiti.

Trap is a genre born in the early 1990s in the South of the United States. In 2012, a wave of electronic music producers and DJs began to incorporate Trap elements into their products, thereby introducing the genre to music fans worldwide.