Just Because It’s Rap Doesn’t Mean It’s Hip-Hop!

Posted: May 26, 2015 by realjdobypr in News

The Banks Brand Blog™


The genre of Rap music comes  in many different forms but there is a huge misconception that it all falls under the term “Hip-Hop” which couldn’t  be further from the truth. Hip-Hop in itself goes way beyond just being music and speaks the voices of those who have been embedded  in its culture from its beginnings.

From the Dj to the MC to the B-Boy to the Graffiti artist, hip-hop speaks from the soul to the soul of the urban communities it was born in. Since its inception it has influenced many other areas of society who have have taken it and created their own variation of the original but those variations can no longer be called the same name as the original because they do not represent the same thing that true hip-hop represents.

Hip-Hop was created to speak the truth of the urban situations and struggles as a…

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  1. Couldn’t agree more

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