bgzimmer at BABEL.LING.UPENN.EDU
Sat Nov 19 08:02:47 UTC 2005
_Hip-Hopera_ was the name of an album released in 1994 by Volume 10, an
underground L.A. rapper.
On Thu, 17 Nov 2005 10:30:07 -0500, davemarc wrote:
>Carmen: A Hip Hopera (2001)
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>From: Grant Barrett <gbarrett at WORLDNEWYORK.ORG>
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>Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2005 9:59 AM
>Subject: Re: Hip Hopera
>> The largest popularizer of the term "hip-hopera" that I know of is
>> the Kleptones, a couple of fellows who last year used sampling from
>> guitar rock and hip-hop to create an album-length mash-up called "A
>> Night at the Hip-Hopera." It's really very good.
>> I wouldn't be surprised to find there are other, earlier uses, since
>> "hip hop" is constantly being punned on and blended.
>> On Nov 17, 2005, at 09:31, bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
>> > "Hip Hopera" has been used in various news stories, including
>> > Murder Inc.'s Gotti brothers that's in the newspapers this
>> > week...OT: 8,000 Big Apple website hits yesterday?
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