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Road Map to New York City Hip-Hop

The Gear that Made the New York Sound

East Coast hip-hop was born during the late '70s, as Jamaican immigrants introduced reggae "toasting" to urban communities raised on funk and R&B. Spoken-word poets became rappers who ran with the lyricism this new genre provided. Producers added drum machines, synths, and samplers, triggering today's hip-hop scene with its emphasis on unique beats and grooves.

The guitar rhythms of disco/funk, the synth leads from electronic music pioneers, and the masterful singing of classic R&B and soul combine with a rapper's vocals through sampling and recording to form the basis of modern hip-hop. To make your own unique beats, build the background rhythm for a track with drum machines or their virtual controller equals. Keyboards and samplers provide the melody to draw a listener in. Finish it all by laying down a vocal hook through a great microphone. This gear can help take your hip-hop production skills to the next level. Return to the Map.
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No interest. Ever.
It's just as if you paid the whole amount up front!
No paperwork. Nothing to track.
No application to mail or fax, no bills to pay. We automatically charge the payments to your credit card.

We'll wait on your money so you don't have to wait for your gear!

When you checkout, just click the Play as you Pay checkbox to indicate which installment plan you wish to use.

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Why fight traffic and pushy salesmen when we'll bring your gear straight to your home, free of charge?

zZounds free shipping is really free!
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Fast, reliable delivery
We have warehouses on both coasts, so most shipments arrive in 3 days or less.
We don't collect sales tax. Bonus!
Only NJ residents pay tax during checkout.
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