History of Rap music

Timeline created by liam whit
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  • (1)The begging

    Rapping started as the next stage of toasting in the emerging hip-hop scene in the 1970s.
  • (2)First of rap

    (2)First of rap
    Coke La Rock made up rhythmic poems that gained in popularity and were the first raps.
  • (3)First Music Video

    (3)First Music Video
    Whodini becomes the first rap group to shoot an official video for their song "Magic's Wand."
  • (4)Starts to Evolve

    (4)Starts to Evolve
    Rappers, like Schoolly D, Ice T, Easy E, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, and Snoop Dog, chose instead to develop gangsta rap, which glorifies the gangster lifestyle -- violence, drugs, sex, and of course, gangs. They just raooed about what they grew up around in their neiborhoods.
  • (7) Ice Cube

    (7) Ice Cube
    Ice cube stars in a new album,the album, "AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted," is praised by the hip-hop community as a classic and sets Cube on the road to solo superstardom.
  • (12) Wu Tang Clan

    (12) Wu Tang Clan
    Wu-Tang Clan were assembled as a loose congregation of nine MCs, almost as a support group.
  • (10) Big Hit

    (10) Big Hit
    Dr. Dre finally releases a proper follow-up to his 1992 masterpiece, "The Chronic."
  • (8) Dr.Dre

    (8) Dr.Dre
    Dr. Dre protege Snoop Doggy Dogg releases his highly-anticipated solo debut, "DoggyStyle" for Death Row Records. The album is a monstrous hit, becoming the first debut album to enter the Billboard chart at #1.
  • (5)First big Drop

    (5)First big Drop
    ''Ready to Die' by The Notorius B.I.G. was one of the biggest alubum sold world wide in the rappig industry, it was released September 13, 1994 on Bad Boy Records.
  • (9) Jay Z

    (9) Jay Z
    Jay-Z's debut album, "Reasonable Doubt" was on one of his firsts but was not that successful.
  • (6)Reality Check

    (6)Reality Check
    mid-to-late 1990s was marred with violent deaths surrounding the genre -- most notably those of Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur. After that, many high-profile artists agreed it was time to tone down the violent feuds among rappers and keep the threats lyrical instead of literal.
  • (11) Big Film

    (11) Big Film
    Eminem stars in the film, "8 Mile". The film won an Oscar for the theme sog ''Loose Yourself''
  • (12) Eminem

    (12) Eminem
    Eminem releases his album 'Encore' on November 12th, four days earlier than planned because of being leaked over the internet. The album went four-times platinum.
  • (13) More Curent Artists

    (13) More Curent Artists
    Some more recent rap artists are: ASAP Rocky, Kedrick Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Kid Cudi, Childish Gambino ect. Many of these artists are very creative with thier lyrical flow. Chilidish Gambino is a actor too, he acts in the tv show ''Community" on nbc.