Google's hippety hoppety Doodle is worth having the day off for

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He and his sister threw a party in August 1973, and when he DJ'd the party, he used two turntables to extend the instrumental break in the music where people did their craziest dance moves (that's actually how "break" dancing got its name!).

The doodle includes a storytelling element narrated by Fab 5 Freddy, who co-hosted the popular hip-hop show Yo!

When you click on the doodle, a video starts with an information piece on Hip Hop.

The 18-year old's play with reggae didn't go down well with the crowd, which gave a sense that reggae, an offspring of beats music, was fading away.

During these "breaks" his friend Coke La Rock hyped up the crowd with a microphone - and with that, hip hop was born.

Jay Z's newest album 4:44 is a hip-hop comeback was welcomed warmly by millions globally.

At the party, DJ Herc did something different with his turntables that had a ripple effect across music as we know it.

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The Doodle features art from graffiti artist Cey Adams and has interactive turntables that let you mix your own samples using famous songs right from Google's homepage.

You can scroll through these records on the right-hand side of the record box and select a track by clicking the record.

It then takes you to a "record crate" where you can choose samples of classic songs from artists like George Clinton, The Isley Brothers, Billy Squire, and Betty Wright.

The Doodle's executive consultant and partner Lyor Cohen, the former head of Def Jam Records and now YouTube's global head of music, details the birth of hip-hop further explaining the impact the music had on people and society.

When you've picked your songs, you can customise the mix using the slider controls.

An early intro storyboard for Google Doodle's first hip hop Doodle, which dropped Friday.

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