Just The Facts

  1. Hip-hop was invented because Jamaicans already had a form of rap called 'toasting', but that had a different meaning in the hood.
  2. Hip-hop is named after the music genre of itself, because that's what it is, stupid!
  3. The bright, funky feel of early hip-hop was abandoned when rappers watched Twilight and saw girls like moody dudes, so they went and dark and gangsta-ey.
  4. Twilight is a recurring theme of rap music, with Nas going as far as to want Jacob as his leader on the song Black President.
  5. If you didn't get that last fact, learn Twilight! This is why you're not getting pussy!