Google Doodle celebrates the 44th Anniversary of the Birth of Hip Hop

Ruben Ruiz
August 11, 2017

Herc is said to have created this genre of music back in 1973. When a Jamaican-American DJ who goes by the name of Kool Herc chose to scratch the record between his set and it made an incredible sound onto which people dance till today and will forever.

"During his set, he chose to do something different". Instead of playing the songs in full, he played only their instrumental sections, or "breaks" - sections where he noticed the crowd went wild.

In the Bronx, his friend Coke La Rock hyped up the crowd with a microphone.

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When you click on the doodle, a video starts with an information piece on Hip Hop.

Google regularly replaces its logo on its search engine with special versions that are created to celebrate anniversaries, but sometimes it comes up with something truly diverting.

Google is celebrating the 44th anniversary of birth of hip-hop with an interactive doodle. Try your hands on the interactive doodle, mix up your own cool music and become DJ for a day. "MTV Raps", and his creative crew was able to get the Brooklyn-born legend to narrate today's home-page viewers through a quick hip hop history, toward a tutorial of pulling tunes from the crate (from George Clinton to Betty Wright) and working the crossfader on the turntables.

Once you've picked your songs, you can customize the mix using slider controls like you would normally DJ.

This has to be the best Google Doodle in a while.

However, this is not the first time the search giant is letting users make music via the Doodle.

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