Meaning of hip-hop

hip-hop

Pronunciation: (hip'hop"), [key]
— Slang. Slang.
—n.
  1. the popular subculture of big-city teenagers, which includes rap music, break dancing, and graffiti art.
  2. See
—adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of this subculture: the hip-hop generation.
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