rap music
Rap Rap, n. 1. conversation; also, rapping. [PJC]

2. (ca. 1985) a type of rhythmic talking, often with accompanying rhythm instruments; {rap music}. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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