Meaning of hip-hopera in English:

hip-hopera

Pronunciation /ˌhɪpˈhɒp(ə)rə/

noun

  • Originally: music that combines elements of hip-hop and opera. Now chiefly: an album, musical, etc., consisting of a series of hip-hop songs that form a unified narrative.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in Vogue. Blend of hip-hop and opera.