Watch This: A Beatboxed History of Hip Hop (VIDEO)
For those of you interested in this history of hip hop, but don’t have time to read about it, check this out.
In four minutes, French DJ/beatboxer EKLIPS enacts out a 30-year oral history of hip hop for French TV channel Trace Urban by sampling it one beat to the next:
Sugar Hill Gang, Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaata, Slick Rick & Doug E Fresh, Eric B & Rakim, Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, A Tribe Called Quest, Wu-Tang Clan, KRS One, Nas, Gang Starr, Old Dirty Bastard, The Notorious BIG, Tupac, Busta Rhymes, Eminem, M.O.P, Pharaoh Monch, Terror Squad, Bone Thugs n’Harmony, Eminem & Dr Dre, Dr Dre, Busta Rhymes, Rick Ross, Jay Z, and Kanye West.
All in one take.
Photo courtesy of Tim Fuller via Flickr