Azerbaijani hip hop


Azerbaijani hip hop

Azerbaijani hip hop or Azeri rap music ( _az. Azəri rep musiqisi) is the musical genre which became popular in Azerbaijan in mid 1990s. It's a mix of native meykhana Azerbaijani music genre with Western hip hop. Similar to meykhana, it's performed by one or several people improvising on a particular subject, though accompanied by Western instead of national musical tones. The first rap track was created by Azerbaijan's national hero Chingiz Mustafayev in 1980s.

Links

* [http://www.az-side.com Az-side.com] , an Azerbaijani hip hop portal


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