2 Music 5.04 Quiz
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Which hip-hop pioneer created and popularized break beat DJing?
DJ Kool Herc
Which bands collaborated to blend rock and rap music and helped hip-hop cross musical genres and color lines?
Run-D.M.C. and Aerosmith
Which phrase best describes the role of the MC, or master of ceremonies?
bridges the gap between the music and the crowd
Which description best describes the role of the DJ, or disc jockey?
chooses, presents, and blends the music together
Which phrase best describes the break beat style of DJing?
extending the break section of a song
What did early rap producers do to make producing rap records economical?
licensed preexisting songs to make new rap versions of them
Which rhythm element used in hip-hop music stresses the off-beats or weak beats in a measure?
Which term names a style of talking or chanting over a rhythm or beat? The origins of rap can be traced back to this style.
Which skill involves repeating vowel sounds in a short phrase or passage? Eminem is known for using this style.
Which group won the first GRAMMY Award presented for rap?
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince