British hip hop

music genre or scene

British hip hop (also British rap) is a genre of music.[1] The style happens across Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. British rap music was officially observed from the 1980s-afterward, though it might have begun far earlier. Among UK rap artists who moved to the United States at young ages are Slick Rick and Young MC (aka Marvin Young).


  1. "Britpop". BBC. Retrieved December 1, 2013.