A Brief Look At Hip-Hop's Venture Into The Art World

Hip-hop is one of the most creative forms of art. From the rhymes of a quick 16 bar to the unforgettable instrumentals of James “J Dilla” Yancey, the art in rap is plastered throughout the metaphorical walls within the culture.

With that said, the connection hip-hop has to the world of visual art is stronger than you think. Beyond dope verses, rap has been constantly influenced throughout the years by animation, color, and everything associated with the craft of illustration. Get a quick art lesson as we look at hip-hop’s journey into the world of art.

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