Definitions for "Beats"
What occurs when two sounds mix together and cause a regular rise and fall in volume. This is most often heard in a band or orcehstra during tuning. An instrument known to be in tune plays the same note as a second similar instrument. If the frequency is the same, the sounds will combine well. If the second instrument is out of tune from the first, a rhythmic beating of the sound will be heard.
A wobbling variation in the loudness of sound caused by interference when two tones of slightly different frequencies are sounded together.
variations in amplitude due to the addition of two waves of different frequencies
a United States youth subculture of the 1950s; rejected possessions or regular work or traditional dress; for communal living and psychedelic drugs and anarchism; favored modern forms of jazz (e.g., bebop)
Many MC's call the music they perform to beats. Their producers "make beats".
Nonconformists in the late 1950s who came together in large cities to reject conventional dress and sexual standards and cultivate poetry, jazz, and folk music; also known as beatniks.
Keywords:  samplers, turntable, hop, evolved, drum
Composing a hip hop beat was traditionally done with a turntable and later evolved to the use of drum machines and samplers.
One unit of text denoting the beginning and end of an action. Or simply, a moment, as in "wait two beats and continue."