Google Celebrates 44th Anniversary Of Hip-Hop By Letting You Become A DJ

11 August 2017, 13:14

This is epic.

Google is celebrating the 44th anniversary of Hip-Hop by letting you DJ directly from their homepage.

The epic interactive doodle sets out to commemorate the moment in 1973 where DJ Kool Herc is said to have 'created' Hip-Hop at a party in The Bronx, New York City.

Featuring designs by graffiti artist Cey Adams, the feature allows you to take control as DJ with interactive turntables whilst learning about the history behind the iconic urban genre.

Simply press the play button on the letter 'O' in the doodle to be transported to the DJ decks, where you can mix two of your chosen songs from Google's selection.

From the 'record crate', you can choose classic tracks from legendary artists including The Isley Brothers, George Clinton, Grandmaster Flash and more.

You can also read more about the origin of Hip-Hop on Google's blog

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