Tag Archives: interest-hip-hop

  1. When Did “Boujee” Become A Good Thing?

    Boujee used to be a bad thing. But, today, it means something different.
  2. How The Word “Clout” Took Over The Internet

    Today, the slang "clout" is like a mix of popularity and power on social media. So, what does it mean?
  3. The Greatest Language Hits Of Black Music

  4. Does The Story Behind The Word “Hip-Hop” Go Back To The Nineteenth Century?

    Thirty-two years ago, Keith “Cowboy” Wiggins, who was a member of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, was teasing a friend. The friend had just signed up to serve in the U.S. Army. Cowboy was mimicking the rhythm of marching soldiers by scat singing “hip hop hip hop.” He later used the phrase in a performance. Then the name began to be used by disco …