Hip Hop Timeline

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    Hip Hop Timespan

  • "Good Times"

    "Good Times"
    "Good Times" Chic 1979. The inspriation for "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugarhill Gang.
  • "Rapper's Delight"

    "Rapper's Delight"
    1979 Rapper's Delight Sugarhill Gang
    An example of the live band model.
  • "The Breaks" Kurtis Blow

  • "More Bounce To The Ounce" (Zapp)

    "More Bounce To The Ounce" (Zapp)
    More Bounce — Wikipedia"More Bounce to the Ounce" is an influential funk single recorded by the Ohio-based band Zapp, led by singer-songwriter Roger Troutman. Released in 1980 on the Warner Bros. Records label, the song was originally recorded in 1979. The song featured Troutman playing nearly all the instruments including his famous vocoder/talk box in which allowed him to perform all the vocals on the song. "More Bounce" is noticeable for its chorus, its line to "get, get on the dance floor" and Troutman's opening