There was Hip-Hop music before the Summer of 1982 and then after…“Planet Rock” completely changed the sonic landscape of the music and it’s influence held sway for a number of years in the early to mid 80’s. This is what it means to be truly creative: You take several influences and meld them together to form something completely original and unique. When you make music, a majority of your focus should be between the points of original and unique.