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HIP HOP HOORAY: Rap Music Turns 40! Tonight on ROCK IT PROPERLY (Sunday, August 18)

Of her next broadcast, DJ Darla Bea writes: “Hip Hop Ya Don’t Stop! Rap Music Turns 40, tonight on ‘Rock It Properly,’ Santa Barbara’s very own School of Rock, as we will explore the origins of Rap Music with this week’s lesson.

(Image licensed via Creative Commons, courtesy of Shad Bolling)

(Image licensed via Creative Commons, courtesy of Shad Bolling)

Discover the key elements of Hip Hop: MCing/rapping, DJing/scratching, break dancing, and graffiti writing. Hear both the influences — R&B, Soul, Funk, & Disco — and the legends of Rap. Featuring: James Brown, Leon Haywood, Afrikaa Bambaataa, Kurtis Blow, Melle Mel, Grandmaster Flash, The Sugarhill Gang & more.

Class is in Session!”

“Rock It Properly” airs on Sundays in the Summer from 8-10pm.