From the irresistible party jams of South Bronx to the urban sounds of today, hip-hop has maintained close links with its roots. Many of its characteristic sounds and beats come from funk, soul, and R&B origins. The electric bass plays a key role in creating the groovin' that gives hip-hop a unique feel. This book/CD set contains 90 authentic hip-hop licks that will lead you to the vibrant world of hip-hop style. All the bass lines are demonstrated on the CD's full-performance tracks and transcribed in standard notation and tablature. Jamming along with these patterns, you will improve your technique while learning how to lay down the right groove.