vocal percussion involving imitation of drum machines, turntablism, and other musical instruments using one's mouth, lips, tongue, and voice, connected with hip-hop culture

Beatboxing is making percussive noises with the mouth, lips, tongue and voice. Performers try an imitate the sounds of a drum machine. It is used a lot in hip-hop music. it also includes the use of humming, singing and tapping. a famous beatboxer is codfish, his famous "no diggity" song is widely heard throughout the beatboxing community. codfish-no diggity