Jazzy Hip-Hop

Jazzy HipHop aka Jaz Rap is said to have originated in the 1980s when the Jazz band Cargo released a single entitled " Jazz Rap, Volume One " which sounded a lot more like Jazz but with a hip hop twist. But it would be the collective known as “Native Tongues” that would push this sound to the masses with its hit groups Jungle Brothers, A Tribe Called Quest & De La Soul. The sound is exactly what the name suggests; it's a blend of Jazz & Hip hop usually featuring such instruments as trumpet, double bass, saxophone as well as many others cemented in the Jazz sound. If you are feeling jazzy...

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