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Trip hop¬†(sometimes called “downtempo”) is a musical genre that originated in the early 1990s in the¬†United Kingdom, especially¬†Bristol. It has been described as “a fusion of¬†hip hop¬†and¬†electronica¬†until neither genre is recognizable,” and may incorporate a variety of styles, including¬†funk,¬†dub,¬†soul,¬†psychedelia,¬†R&B, and¬†house, as well as other forms of¬†electronic music. Trip hop can be highly¬†experimental.

Deriving from later idioms of¬†acid house, the term was first used by the British music media to describe the more¬†experimental¬†variant of¬†breakbeat¬†emerging from the¬†Bristol Sound¬†scene in the early 1990s, which contained influences of¬†soul, funk and jazz. It was pioneered by acts like¬†Massive Attack,¬†Tricky, and¬†Portishead. Trip hop achieved commercial success in the 1990s, and has been described as “Europe’s alternative choice in the second half of the ’90s.

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