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Professor Marini Research Paper; 12pm Hip Hop Phenomenon Barack Obama once stated, “The thing about hip-hop today is it's smart, it's insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable (Morgan 927).” Hip Hop has evolved through the years by the people who participate in it. The message in the lyrics that hip hop artist speak are usually directed to the youth community. Hip Hop is spread throughout the world. Hip Hop was started by the youth and is continuing...

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Inside Out Hip-hop WORKSHEET A Jo For many people hip-hop is synonymous with rap music, but I’d say it refers to a whole subculture that emerged with rap in the United States – especially New York – in the late 1970s and has since become truly international. Rapping (or ‘MCing’) and DJing are the two main components of hip-hop music. Maybe you could describe rap as a form of expression that is somewhere between speech, poetry and song. Other parts of hip-hop culture are specific styles of dancing...

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Jonathon Bidelspach AFA 2000 Unit IV Paper Hip-hop music is known as one of the most popularizing and popular genres in our modern society. Most of hip-hop music is considered vulgar, offensive, and meaningless, which can be easily displayed by hip-hop artists such as Soulja Boy and Lil’ Wayne. However, who gets lost in translation is the artist who conveys true meaning in their lyrics and sticks with the original roots of the music. For hip-hop’s short life, there has been dramatic change in...

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Hip hop music, also called hip-hop,[1][2] rap music,[2][3][4] or hip-hop music,[2][5] is a music genre consisting of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted.[2] It developed as part of hip hop culture, a subculture defined by four key stylistic elements: MCing/rapping, DJing/scratching, break dancing, and graffiti writing.[6][7][8] Other elements include sampling (or synthesis), and beatboxing. While often used to refer to rapping...

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Hip-Hop, The Renaissance” By Christopher Bowman Christopher Bowman “Hip-Hop, The Renaissance” They say "they never really miss you til you dead or you gone" So on that note I’m leaving after the song. A wise MC by the name of Shawn Corey Carter told me this as his Black Album gave me identical eclectic vibes I felt listening to the likes of Digable Planets, Big L, Big Daddy Kane, Big Pun, Common, Mos Def and others artists born of “The Renaissance”. I have come to inform you all...

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“Hip-hop reflects the truth, and the problem is that hip-hop exposes a lot of the negative truth that society tries to conceal. It's a platform where we could offer information, but it's also an escape.”- Busta Rhymes (Hip Hop Quotes) Hip hop does contain a largely negative influence into the American society by black men getting into violence, assaulting black women physically and concerning about their education, their employment and their incarceration. The hip hop music influence young black...

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Hip-hop over the past three decades has greatly developed and spread throughout many countries of the world. It is widely listened to today, especially by the youth. Its unique musical style has captivated people of all ages and more importantly, races. Hip-hop is a style all its own, original in its music, clothing, and language. Regardless of culture, background, and native countries, hip-hop has made a name for itself among all people. Perhaps one of the biggest ideas concerning the hip-hop phenomenon...

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Hip Hop History and Reflections

is something you do, Hip hop is something you live… A historical reflection of Hip Hop Name: Jake Parker Student number: 100072668 Date: Friday, March 30, 2007 Professor: Mark Adam Let's bring it back with that Ol' New York rap. Hip hop is amazing, straight up. It's not just the music, it's everything involved with the four elements of hip hop; the emceeing (rapping), the DJing, the graffiti, and the break dancing. When I was younger I used to search for "hip-hop" and "rap" albums never...

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Hip-Hop: A New Generation

Hip-Hop: A New Generation Hip-hop was born out of the Bronx during the 1970s. Artists such as Grandmaster Flash, DJ Kool Herc and Afrika Bambaata mixed funk, soul and Jamaican "toasting" (chanting over music) to create a type of hip-hop. Since its early formation, hip-hop has become one of the world’s biggest-selling musical genres. Its influence on Western society is far reaching and hip-hop is often referred to as a "culture". Hip-Hop has had a notable influence on fashion, language, art and...

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Misogyny: Hip Hop Artists

Pardon the pun, but when it comes to degrading and sexist representations of women in music, does hip hop deserve its bad rap? Almost exclusively blamed for the negative images of women in music videos, hip hop is often perceived as unforgivingly misogynistic. In hip hop and rap, many of the lyrics and images portray women of all ethnicities as sexual objects and depict the exploitation of and violence against women. The image of dozens of semi-naked women dancing provocatively around one blinged-out...

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