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This week we’re focusing on the beginning of hip hop. We’re going to target danc

This week we're focusing on the beginning of hip hop. We're going to target dance, however the creation of hip hop dance came directly linked with the music. According to Art Historian Robert Farris Thompson in "Aesthetic of the Cool." the Jamaican DJ Kool Herc armed himself with gigantic speakers and thundering frequency ranges and defined a world where, as one hip hopper put it, 'the loudest noises were the newest.' Herc took a conga drum break and extended it…