Africana: Hip Hop
While short, the article provides a condensed summary of the history and development of Hip Hop. The page also offers links to a number of African-American musicians.
Africana: Women Talk Back
This article focuses on hip-hop’s female musicians, who have consistently received less attention than their male counterparts. Read about how these women use this genre of music to answer or criticize male hip-hop musicians.
BBC: Listen and Write Rap
Rap for children! Your children can find out what rap means, and there are children’s rap songs they can listen to on this page. There are also some activities to guide them toward creating their own rap songs.
Britannica: Hip Hop
This article explains the origin and development of Hip Hop as a musical form, and also provides links to other articles featuring artists and genres associated with this movement.