Rapper's Delight Analysis

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Rappers Delight - The Start of Hip-Hop and It’s Death
Now what you hear is not a test, I'm rappin to the beat and me, the groove, and my friends are gonna try to move your feet see I am wonder mike and I like to say hello to the black, to the white, the red, and the brown, the purple and yellow.
On January 5, 1980, New Jersey businesswoman and highly respected rhythm and Blues artist Sylvia Robinson and three young men from Englewood, New Jersey — Big Bank Hank, Master Gee and Wonder Mike — changed American culture forever when their hit track "Rapper's Delight" became the first rap song to ever hit the Billboards' Top 40 list. Robinson managed and led the three young African-American males on a musical voyage that took the preexisting sounds and culture of predominately black clubs in the South Bronx, Harlem and Brooklyn to the formalities of the mainstream music industry as they rapped over Chic's Disco classic "Good Times." The single would eventually go diamond (selling over 5 million copies) and can be heard anywhere. From Tony Hawk videogames to scenes of "The Wedding Planner" you'd be hard pressed to find a soul that doesn't know the opening lines of "Rapper's Delight."
Like a lot of hip-hop
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But what sort of spontaneous emotions do we get from today's top rap track? Or, for that matter, what sort of emotions do we expect (though it wouldn't be spontaneous in that case)? To his credit, Maklemore's tracks are typically socially conscious. However, that's exactly why those other tracks about hot topics such as supporting same-sex marriages hardly even crack the Billboards top

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