trip–hop

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noun \ˈtrip-ˌhäp\

Definition of trip–hop

  1. :  electronic dance music usually based on a slow hip-hop beat and incorporating hypnotic synthesized and prerecorded sounds

Origin and Etymology of trip–hop

probably blend of 2trip (high from a psychedelic drug) + hip-hop


First Known Use: 1989

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