I want to know the origin of
Does it's origin really go back to arabian poets? Or can Rapping also be traced back to its African roots?
From what I have been able to research, numerous sources such as this and this trace back rap to the griots of pre-colonial, western Africa. Griots were essentially poets and bards who communicated history and political messages through song. According to the article "Politics of Diaspora: Sahwari poets and postcolonial transformations of a trans-Saharan genere in north west Africa" by Tara Flynn Deubel in The Journal of North African Studies, she connects Hassani Arabic poetry to the musical traditions of sub-Saharan cultures. So basically rap can be traced back to the combination of Arabian poets AND sub-Saharan African musical tradition.
yes it did origins from the arab world it was like 2 poets challenge each other lyrically which is same of today rap battle and al khalil ibn ahmed el farahety had an idea when he heard the sowrds sound banging each other he said why not put words to beats then rap went to africa by trading connections and when USA took the african slaves with them to us then africans started rappin there and the US said its there's.