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[{"title":"Earl Snakehips Tucker","description":"Earl \"Snakehips\" Tucker invents his signature dance moves in the 1920s and performs regularly at several clubs. He uses a lot of fluid movements and is credited with inspiring later Hip Hop moves.<br \/>\r\n<br \/>\r\n<a href=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=7U4ww-MmAY4\" target=\"_blank\">Youtube<\/a>","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1925","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1925","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/snakehips.jpg","slug":"Earl-Snakehips-Tucker"},{"title":"DJ Kool Herc is born","description":"Clive Campbell is born in Jamaica. He would later be known as DJ Kool Herc and invent Hip Hop.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1956","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1956","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/DJ-Kool-Herc.jpg","slug":"DJ-Kool-Herc-is-born"},{"title":"Muhammad Ali \"raps\" before his fight","description":"In 1965, Muhammad Ali beats Sonny Liston. Before the fight he delivers a rhyme that resembles todays raps.<br \/>\r\n<br \/>\r\nClay comes out to meet Liston <br \/>\r\nAnd Liston starts to retreat <br \/>\r\nIf Liston goes back any further <br \/>\r\nHe'll end up in a ringside seat. <br \/>\r\nClay swings with a left, <br \/>\r\nClay swings with a right, <br \/>\r\nLook at young Cassius <br \/>\r\nCarry the fight. <br \/>\r\nListon keeps backing <br \/>\r\nBut there's not enough room <br \/>\r\nIt's a matter of time...","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1965","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1965","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/ali.jpg","slug":"Muhammad-Ali-raps-before-his-fight"},{"title":"Style Wars","description":"Style wars focuses primarily on graffiti cluture, but also highlights rap and breakdance<br \/>\r\n<br \/>\r\n-filmed in 1983","color":"1abee9","start_year":"1965","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1983","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/style-wars.jpg","slug":"Style-Wars"},{"title":"DJ Kool Herc moves to America","description":"Clive Campbell moves with his family to America. The kids in his new school call him \"Hercules\" because of his size. Later, he will change his name to DJ Kool Herc because of that.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1967","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1967","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/KoolHerc.jpg","slug":"DJ-Kool-Herc-moves-to-America"},{"title":"James Brown - Sex Machine","description":"James Brown releases \"Sex Machine\" in 1970, which would become one of his most popular songs and would influence Hip Hop music for a long time.","color":"ff7578","start_year":"1970","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1970","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/Jb-sex-machine-live.jpg","slug":"James-Brown---Sex-Machine"},{"title":"The Freshest Kids","description":"The documentary, the freshest kids, deals with old school b-boy history. It interviews some of the original bboys and shows how it all got started.<br \/>\r\n<br \/>\r\n-filmed in 2002","color":"1abee9","start_year":"1970","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1985","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/freshest-kids.jpg","slug":"The-Freshest-Kids"},{"title":"And you don't stop: 30 years of Hip-Hop","description":"\"And you don't stop: 30 years of Hip-Hop\" outlines the development of Hip Hop since the 1970s.<br \/>\r\n<br \/>\r\n-filmed in 2004","color":"1abee9","start_year":"1970","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"2000","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/vlcsnap1678012ts9.png","slug":"And-you-don-t-stop-30-years-of-Hip-Hop"},{"title":"Scratch","description":"This documentary focuses on djing and scratching.<br \/>\r\n<br \/>\r\n-filmed in 2001","color":"1abee9","start_year":"1970","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1979","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/scratch.jpg","slug":"Scratch"},{"title":"DJ Kool Herc invents Hip Hop","description":"In 1973, DJ Kool Herc invented Hip Hop during a block party for his sisters birthday. He figured that he could mix together the dance beats to create a more enjoyable dance experience.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1973","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1973","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/herc-flyer6.jpg","slug":"DJ-Kool-Herc-invents-Hip-Hop"},{"title":"Founding Rock Steady Crew","description":"In 1977, the breakdancers Jimmy D and JoJo founded Rock Steady Crew,one the most famous b-boy crews, in the Bronx.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1977","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1977","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/one-hit-wonder-12-cd-cover150~_v-image512_-6a0b0d9618fb94fd9ee05a84a1099a13ec9d3321.jpg","slug":"Founding-Rock-Steady-Crew"},{"title":"Sugar Hill Gang - Rapper's Delight","description":"Rapper's delight is one of the most popular rap records.","color":"ff7578","start_year":"1979","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1979","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/sugerhill-gang-rapper-s-delight.jpg","slug":"Sugar-Hill-Gang---Rapper-s-Delight"},{"title":"La Di Da Di","description":"La Di Da Di by Slick Rick & Doug E. Fresh was released in 1985. Most people probably do not know the song, but it had huge influence on modern culture. It is one of the mast sampled singles in history.<br \/>\r\nEven Miley Cirus sampled the song in \"We can't stop\".","color":"ff7578","start_year":"1985","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1985","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/slick-rick-doug-e-fresh-la-di-da-di-cover.jpg","slug":"La-Di-Da-Di"},{"title":"Run-DMC adidas","description":"RUN DMC is one of the first Hip Hop artists to get a major advertisement deal and paves the way for many more product endorsements in the future. He even wrote a song \"My Adidas\" in 1986.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1986","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1986","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/run-dmc-adidas-truck-640x426.jpg","slug":"Run-DMC-adidas"},{"title":"main source ft nas - live at the bbq","description":"At only 18 year old Nas was featured on Main Source's \"Live at the BBQ\" and was one of the most memorable parts of the single. It catapulted his whole career further.","color":"ff7578","start_year":"1991","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1991","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/nas-main-source-live-at-the-bbq.jpg","slug":"main-source-ft-nas---live-at-the-bbq"},{"title":"Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise","description":"In 1995, Coolio released Gangster's paradise. It quickly became the best selling single of the year. Until today it was sold more than 5.7 million times.","color":"ff7578","start_year":"1995","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1995","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/Coolio_-_Gangstas_Paradise.jpg","slug":"Coolio---Gangsta-s-Paradise"},{"title":"Roc-A-Fella Records","description":"In 1996, Jay-Z founded Roc-A-Fella Records with two of his friends. The label is now part of UMG, but it allowed Jay-Z to become as famous as he is today.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1996","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"1996","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/Rocafella.png","slug":"Roc-A-Fella-Records"},{"title":"Tupac shot","description":"In 1996, Tupac was shot in Las Vegas. He dies six days later.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1996","start_month":"9","start_day":"7","end_year":"1996","end_month":"9","end_day":"7","image":"img\/uploads\/Tupac.png","slug":"Tupac-shot"},{"title":"The Notorious B.I.G. shot","description":"In 1997, the notorious B.I.G was shot.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"1997","start_month":"3","start_day":"9","end_year":"1997","end_month":"3","end_day":"9","image":"img\/uploads\/The_Notorious_B.I.G.jpg","slug":"The-Notorious-B.I.G.-shot"},{"title":"I'll be missing you","description":"The Notorious B.I.G died on March 9, 1997. He was one of the most influential artists in his time and his death came as a shock to the Hip Hop scene.<br \/>\r\nTo honor his death, Puff Daddy and Faith Evans (the notorious b.i.g's wife) created the song \"I'll be missing you\" together with the group 112.","color":"ff7578","start_year":"1997","start_month":"3","start_day":"27","end_year":"1997","end_month":"3","end_day":"27","image":"img\/uploads\/ill-be-missing-you-puff-daddy-and-faith-evans.jpg","slug":"I-ll-be-missing-you"},{"title":"Dilated Peoples - Worst comes to Worst","description":"Dilated peoples brought out \"worst comes to worst\" in 2001. It is one of their most popular singles.","color":"ff7578","start_year":"2001","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"2001","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/dilated_peoples_worst_comes_to_worst.jpg","slug":"Dilated-Peoples---Worst-comes-to-Worst"},{"title":"Jay-Z\/Nas feud","description":"Between 2001 and 2005, Nas and Jay-Z had one of the more public and famous fights in Hip Hop history.","color":"ff4aaf","start_year":"2001","start_month":"1","start_day":"1","end_year":"2005","end_month":"1","end_day":"1","image":"img\/uploads\/jay-z-nas-beef.jpg","slug":"Jay-Z-Nas-feud"}]