In 2014, hip-hop is everywhere. From Middle America to the Middle East, scenes have popped up all over the world, but so much of it is still deeply influenced by hip-hop’s New York City roots. The beats, lyrics, flows, style, and aesthetics have all evolved uniquely, but they all come from the same starting point. In this post, we wonder what things would be like if that starting point was different. Here’s what things might look like if hip-hop had started in Europe.