Anonymous asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicRap and Hip-Hop · 1 decade ago

RHH: Hip Hop Survey........?

1) Which element of Hip Hop can you relate with the most?

2) For those of you that write rhymes, have you ever had writer's block? When you couldn't think of any new material to write, if so what are some things that inspired you to get back into writing?

3) Which DJ in your opinion is the best at scratch battles?

4) When is an MC considered past their prime?

5) Who has a bigger influence on Hip Hop, DJ Kool Herc or Africa Bambaataa?

6) Your Hip Hop Song of the Day?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    1) The music of course.

    2) Writers block happens to a lot of us..When it happens, just keep on writing even if it seems lame as hell. You'll come up with something good eventually.

    3) No idea, honestly. My knowledge of DJ's is somewhat limited.

    4) When they're 40 and the only reason they're still making songs is to remain relevant.

    5) I'd say Kool Herc considering the fact he created the genre.


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  • 1) Emceeing because I'm a poet and breakdancing because I trained as a dancer.

    2) I don't rap, but I've had writer's block plenty of times. Best thing to do is step away from it for a little while then come back and just write anything. Lists are usually a good start. Write a grocery list or something - anything, then just see where it takes you. It sounds stupid, but it works.

    3) Q-Bert. And Roc Raida (RIP)

    4) When they've lost the hunger and it shows in their music.

    5) I'd have to say Kool Herc - we wouldn't even have hip hop if it wasn't for him. The influence of The Zulu Nation has been huge, but without Herc, they'd have had no reason to exist.

    6) K-The-I??? - Man or Machine

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  • 4 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    1) Umm MCing naturally

    2) Yes. Recurs during the SAT and PSAT tests

    3) IDK

    4) When they stop dropping good material. I don't believe age determines "prime" in music unlike sports

    5) Asked this Q like 6 months ago lol. BKS got best ansewr. Kool Herc did start hip hop after all.

    6) The Coup-My Favourite Mutiny (feat. Black Thought and Talib Kweli)

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  • Talib
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    1 decade ago

    1. Emceeing I guess. I graf but...yeah.

    2. I used to write just to kill time when I was bored then I hit the biggest writers block ever about 6 months ago and I haven't written since. I can't even freestyle very good anymore, literally just lost it.

    3. No idea. Premo does the best scratches imo but scratch battles...

    4. Eminem and Jay Z

    5. DJ Kool Herc. He invented it.

    6. De La Soul feat. MF DOOM- Rock Co Kane Flow

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  • 1 decade ago

    1. Well really it's producing, but that's not an official element so I'll say DJing.

    2. I don't write.

    3. Roc Raida, cause he died.

    Lol, but seriously I have no idea.

    4. When they become wack.

    5. Kool Herc (He's in my avatar if you can't tell.)

    6. B.A.M & Ric Rude ft. Royce Da 5'9 - Hood Muzic

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    1. WEED

    2. My first car getting stolen

    3. DJ Jazzy Jeff

    4. When they record songs with messed of European chicks (Snoop) legend but come on DOGG

    5. DJ Kool Herc

    6. Its 2 month old but Im So Wavy

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  • 1 decade ago

    1. Dj'ing

    2. ---

    3. Dj Jazzy Jeff

    4. Dunno

    5. Kool Heric, imo


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  • 1 decade ago

    1] Underground..

    2] I don't rhyme...

    3] Can't choose..

    4] When their beats become wack..

    5] Afrika Bambaataa

    6] Insane in the membrane...Cypress Hill

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  • 1 decade ago

    1. emceeing

    2. No. I block writers

    3. Q-Bert

    4. When their kids want to jump in the "rap" game

    5. Afrika Bam


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