Hip Hop vs Rap?

Discussion in 'Music' started by gmanlink, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. gmanlink

    gmanlink Registered Member

    What is the difference between hip hop and rap? I mean seriously. I've looked up some reference, but none seem to make any sense.

  2. ancredelamour

    ancredelamour Registered Member

    I think hip-hop is a little more fluid than rap. Over the last few years I've been really getting into some hip-hop acts and just find it to be more fun, energized and smooth than any rap song I've ever heard.
  3. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    Hip Hop set out with a purpose, with meaning.

    Rap is just doped out gangsters talking about booty, bling, and themselves.
  4. Skeletokyo

    Skeletokyo New Member

    Hip Hop is NOT a music Genre
    Hip Hop is a culture with 4 elements combined
    its Bboying, Graffiti, Dj, Mc's ( commonly known as rappers )
    Rap isn't a different music than hip hop, Rap IS hip hop's music , rap is a part of the thing called hip hop, they're not 2 different things
    its a shame though that nowadays people are killing the scene by talking about clubs n hoes n stuff, not the way true rapping used to be.
    this was one of the main reasons " The Game " wanted to leave the scene, he said that its so destroyed its not the way things used to be and he did not want to be a part of this thing that is destroying the scene, but then he made a dynamic comeback with his new album staying TRUE to the real essence of what real rapping is about.
  5. ancredelamour

    ancredelamour Registered Member

    well thanks for setting us straight!
  6. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    All he did was steal from Wikipedia. I know because I just read the article.

    Way to go, thief.
    Yeah, he's certainly returning to the "true" roots of rap, eh? Even white kids will tell you that hip hop was a style born out of oppression. It wasn't some glorification of materialism and sexism like it is today. Rap today is about the B's:

    Balls (meaning both sports and testicles)

    That's all. It's a shallow song style and one that hasn't returned to its roots for a long time.
    Last edited: Dec 30, 2008
  7. BigBob

    BigBob Registered Member

    To elaborate on the Bitches.

    Big Bootys
    Big Boobs

    ...but you forgot about the number 1 B for Rappers :(

    Bob ;)
  8. Wade8813

    Wade8813 Registered Member

    There's nothing about rap that HAS to be about drugs and sex etc. Although 95% of it is... :rolleyes:

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