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Final Essay
Compare and Contrast

COMM/155

Final Essay
Compare and Contrast

COMM/155

Both Beyoncé and Jay-Z have been in the music industry for well over twenty years now. They both had a childhood surrounded by music, which may have had an impact on what profession they chose to work in years later. They are both well-known artist to today’s generation as well as others. Some individuals may look at the two and think they have more similarities than differences, but some individual may say otherwise. Two totally different artists will have more differences than similarities. Most artist try to have a unique style about their selves, therefore they usually have more differences. Growing up as a child Beyoncé’s future was already planned to become an artist. Jay-Z on the other hand kind of grew into music, as one might say. Beyoncé and Jay-Z are both multimillionaires, but they differ in Music Genres, Musical Influences and Business ventures. Hip-hop is a popular music genre that both Beyoncé and Jay-Z have in common. They have both worked on Hip-hop soundtracks for movie purposes. The two artists have even worked together on a few Hip-hop songs, “Bonnie & Clyde”, one of the most popular tracks. Hip-hop is the only type of music that Jay-Z works with. He produces music for himself and other Hip-hop artist. Beyoncé on the other hand, seems to work with quite a few different types of music genres. The songstress is known for making back to back hits in her most popular music genre, “Rhythm and Blues”. This is known to be the first genre she started working with when her career was just beginning to elevate. Beyoncé later went on to work with different artists, collaborated and made songs for the Pop and Soul industries. Beyoncé states, “(Crazy in Love) was another one of those classic moments in pop culture that none of us expected. I asked Jay to get on the song the night before I had to turn my album in,...
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