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Answers to the Hip Hop History IQ Quiz

Answers to the Hip Hop History IQ Quiz

January 25, 2010

1. Hip Hop originated in:


Miami
Hotlanta
The Bronx -Correct Answer!
Los Angeles

2. Hip Hop started in:


the 60’s
the 70’s -Correct Answer!
the 80’s
the 90’s

3. Which is not a stylistic element of Hip Hop music?


schoolin’ fools -Correct Answer!
beatboxing
emceeing
scratching

4. Who is known as “the godfather” of Hip Hop?


Fifty Cent
Grandmaster Flash
Dr. Dre
DJ Kool Herc -Correct Answer!

5. What was the first Hip Hop recording?
Run-D.M.C.‘s "It’s Tricky"
Sugar Hill Gang’s "Rapper’s Delight’’ -Correct Answer!
Beastie Boys’ “Fight for Your Right”
LL Cool J’s “Momma Said Knock You Out”

6. DJ stands for:


deep jams
disc jockey -Correct Answer!

7. Gangsta rap originated in:
Chicago
San Francisco
Los Angeles -Correct Answer!
Dallas

8. Who is considered ’the queen" of Hip Hop?


Alicia Keys
Mary J. Blige -Correct Answer!
Beyonce
Keyshia Cole

9. Who is not an East Coast rapper?


Notorious BIG
P. Diddy
Jay-Z
Dr. Dre -Correct Answer!

10. What group did Tupac dance for before becoming a solo artist?


Digital Underground -Correct Answer!
Backstreet Boys
NWA
The Roots

11. What hip hop group’s album, The Score, debuted at No. 1 and won two Grammys in 1997?


Destiny’s Child
N.E.R.D
The Fugees -Correct Answer!
Wu Tang Clan

12. In 1975, DJ Grand Wizard accidentally held a spinning record in place. What is this major element of deejaying called?


Spinning
Scratching -Correct Answer!
Flo-riding
Styling


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