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1. Bboying
2. MCing
3. Graffiti
4. DJing
5. Knowledge, Culture and Overstanding

There are lesser elements of hip hop including Fashion, Promoting, Beatboxing, Funkstyles, Flyer-Making, and many others. However, these are often debated as to whether they are hip hop ELEMENTS, or simply a part of hip hop culture.
The Universal Zulu Nation spreads the word of peace, love, unity, and having fun through the many Elements of Hip Hop culture.
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5 Elements of hip hop:
1.BBOYING
2.MCING
3.GRAFFITI
4. DJING
5. KNOWLEDGE
Praise the 2 the Zulu Nation, the first Hip Hop activist organization which defined the Elements of Hip hop.
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1. Bboying
2. MCing
3. Graffiti
4. DJing
5. Knowledge, Culture and Understanding

There are lesser elements of hip hop including Fashion, Promoting, Beatboxing, Funkstyles, Flyer-Making, and many others. However, these are often debated as to whether they are hip hop ELEMENTS, or simply a part of hip hop culture.
The Universal Zulu Nation spreads the word of peace, love, unity, and having fun through the Elements of Hip Hop culture.
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The Elements are:
1st - Breakdancing (Bboying)
2nd - Emcee
3rd - DJ
4th - Graffitti

The other one Is the 5th which is Beat Boxing.
Know your elements of hip hop!
by Hue Jass June 19, 2004

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Elements of hip hop:
1.BBOYING not Breakdancing, BBOYING
2.MCING
3.TAGGING/GRAFFITI
4.DJING

some know a fifth element, it is KNOWLEDGE.
stupid nonbreaker: OMG can you breakdance can you breakdance?!?! show me now show me now! can you do that thing where you spin on your head?!?!

true bboy: FUCK YOU.
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1. MC
2. DJ
3. Breakdancing
4. Graffiti
5. Crowd participation
As heard in the Jurrasic 5 song "LAUSD" from their Quality Control album, the elements of Hip-hop include the crowd. Knowledge is good, but without crowd participation it's nothing.
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1.b-boyin' or breakin
2.DJin'
3.MCin' or emceein'
4.Graffiti or Taggin'
5.????

alot of contraversy of the 5th element.some say that the 5th is fasion(i.ei clothes/image),beatboxin(could be put under MCin' n DJin').but i say its tha hip hop culture itself,n like tha rings in tha phantom and in tha movie 5 elements, all tha elements go into tha final to make tha painting complete.
"the five elements of hip hop...djin',MCin', Breakin, and Graffiti" -Arsonists
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