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Google Homepage Celebrates 44th Anniversary of Hip Hop

By January 27th, 2021No Comments
Google Homepage Celebrates 44th Anniversary of Hip Hop

Google Doodles have become so ingrained in pop culture that I don’t know many people who aren’t excited when they see a Google Doodle honoring their fave historical person or moment.

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Today marks the 44th anniversary of hip-hop and Google isn’t holding back with the dopeness! Starting with a video intro narrated by the illustrious hip-hop icon and former host of Yo! MTV RapsFab 5 Freddy, the Doodle takes you on a journey from elongated instrumental sessions at dance parties to Coke La Rock taking the mic to hype up the crowd and drop a rhyme over the beat for the first time.

After that brief and fun history lesson comes the climax: an actual online turntable you can spin, equipped with a tutorial. Fab 5 Freddy hips you to DJ jargon like the crossfader and once you pic some records to spin, the tutorial gives you a history lesson with each single.

Google Homepage Celebrates 44th Anniversary of Hip Hop
Google Homepage Celebrates 44th Anniversary of Hip Hop

Let’s talk about how I’m channeling my Spinderella right now!

Masterfully done, Google! Soooo, basically, no one is getting any work done today, right?!

Source: Google

What do you think about Google’s tribute to hip hop?
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Google Homepage Celebrates 44th Anniversary of Hip Hop
Tonja Renée Stidhum is a writer/director living in Los Angeles by way of Chicago. She is the co-host of the movie review podcast, Cinema Bun Podcast. She is made of sugar and spice and everything rice… with the uncanny ability to make a Disney/Pixar reference in the same sentence as a double entendre. You can follow her on Twitter @EmbraceTheJ, on Facebook FB.com/tstidhum, and Instagram @embracethej. You can find more of her work on her About Me page, https://about.me/tonjareneestidhum.

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