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Check out a collection of photos of some of the classic fashion trends birthed out of Hip Hop.
In the past thirty or so years, the Hip Hop genre has made its way through so many transformations, crossing over all different elements of culture. During its emerging popularity, rappers and artists in the community began to influence a lot more than just the music world. Fashion became a huge part of the hip hop scene, influencing and inspiring trends on a mass scale.
From Nike sneakers and baggie jeans to Kangol hats and carrying boom boxes, rappers were starting to call the shots and make the trends. But just like so many things in life, with time, the trends faded and new ones replaced them. So, we wanted to take you back to the beginning and show you where it all started.
Enjoy our list of throwback fashion trends in hip hop!