Google Doodle Let's Learn Hip Hop History and Become a DJ

Google Doodle
Google raised hip hop history as the theme of Google Doodle today, Friday, August 11, 2017. Today is the birthday of the 44th hip hop music genre.

Interestingly, you are also invited to play by Google, which is playing into a DJ (disk jockey). After showing a little video about the history of hip hop music, a DJ animated character will lead you to play a turntable. This instrument is an important tool for playing the music.

First, you will be directed to try to shift the panels that exist between two records. It is a music customizer. If moved to the left, the volume of LPs on the left will be harder and vice versa.

After that, you will be prompted to select the LPs. The stack of discs, according to the character, is a disc used in the early birth of hip-hop music.

Today, just in 1973 last year, the hip hop music genre was born from the Bronx area of New York City, USA. Hip hop was born to Clive Campbell aka DJ Kool Herc while performing at a party held at 1520 Sedgwick Avenue.

"By using turntables, the disk jockey extends the song and incorporates break elements, so people can dance for longer," Google wrote. Even so, the term hip hop is not too well known at that time. The term was popular six years later.

Another element in hip hop music is breakdance. In addition, there are rapper who sing using the method of speaking but not separated from the rhythm of music that is played.

Now, hip hop music is no longer just music, but a movement, lifestyle, fashion, especially among Afro-Americans. Usually, there is a special dialect that develops among their circles, which then also characterizes hip hop.

As you play the turntable, the DJ character will also tell you the history of hip hop and its technique in the panel of trophies. Scratch technique, for example. This is a technique to create a musical sensation like a tangled music when a disc is moved in the opposite direction.

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