Does the music "hip-hop"'s hop have the same meaning as the "hop" in this context?
Good question! Keith Cowboy, a rapper in the group Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five, created the term in 1978. It is said that he was inspired by the rhythmic cadence of marching soldiers, and scat sang the words "hip/hop/hip/hop" in a way that mimicked soldier's rhythm and movement. The "hop" in this video is likely the "hop" in the word "hip hop."
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