Old school music is a form of early hip-hop with a simple rap using disco and funk tracks. Mixing and scratching was pioneered by Grand Wizard Theodore and other DJs such as Grandmaster Flash. Grandmaster Flash's Adventures on the Wheels of Steel was composed entirely on the turntables. Old school hip hop was about partying and having a good time. Battle rap is also another aspect of old school hip-hop. Freestyle rap from the time of hip hop's old school was different from current freestyle rap, old-school freestyle raps are rhymes that may not have anything to do with any subject or may go all over the place.

Dots has lots of free music downloads with new groups of about a dozen downloads on a regular basis., a web site operated by CNET Networks provides information about digital music and artists. Paid music as well as free music can be found on has some songs and albums to download for free., a popular Internet radio site for music has a wide range of MP3’s to download for free


Great sites for free media downloads are and with a vast amount of free content.In Ireland local catch up TV can be viewed on the RTE player, an internet TV catch up service. Google images is also a great source of images, although much of the material is copyrighted as is also the case on Flickr, and this cannot be re-used without the agreement of the copyright owner.