The term is synonymous with , , and , and refers to the style of hip-hop prevalent from 1978-1986. It featured a traditional rap style with disco beats and later evolved and fused with the equipment developed later in the 1980s, creating the sound. Two examples of old school hip-hop acts are Kool Herc from the Bronx, and Disco Daddy from Los Angeles. As a musical genre, old school hip-hop was preceded by and succeeded by and the. There are two branches of old school hip-hop: and .

Edited by zioncmnd on 17 Oct 2010, 04:53

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