The sound of hip hop as we know it today is much different than how it sounded in its early beginnings in the late 70’s. The metamorphosis from soul and funk music is a journey in time to when rappers, which then were referred to as MC’s, strictly wanted to have the flyest rhymes. Even the crowds of people were much different, they just wanted to dance and have a good time; there was no such thing as “bottle service”. The sounds that were emerging from the Bronx during that time were nothing like anyone had heard before. With that being said, it would soon be called “hip hop”, a term coined by a rapper of a group called Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five.
As a DJ myself, I find it important to share the humble beginnings of how DJ’ing began. A DJ or “disc jockey” is an essential … Read more