What’s The Difference Between Rap Music and Hip Hop?


Hip Hop Gospel

The world of Rap Music has changed considerably compared to its humble urban origins. Rap has seemingly lost its intimate connection with HipHop even though people from all walks of life are hipping and hopping to the art form.

But WAIT!

I thought rap and hip hop were the same thing?!

Some Uninformed Music Lover

Not quite…

KRS One explains rap music and hiphop

In fact, its rebellion against Hip HOP is the very reason why rap is not what it used to be.

Watch this classic Arsenio Hall Show clip where the legendary rapper KRS-ONE explains the difference between rap music and hip hop while also speaking on the issues of that time as it is all still very relevant in today’s world…

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