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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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    Hip Hop: The Movement and the Social Challenge Hip hop is a musical culture that has undergone rapid development and transformation since its origins during the 1970s in New York City. (I would consider rewording first sentence. The last part of the sentence should maybe be shortened and put at the beginning) What started off first as a relatively underground culture‚ has rapidly led to a major entertainment industry that has become largely commercialized within mainstream popular culture. (A little

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    Back then‚ when I hear “Hip Hop”‚ I associated it with egoistic rappers and gang violence. It was my least favorite music genre because rap artists only rap about their shopping list and other meaningless topics. It came to the point where I asked‚ “What is Hip Hop?” I was so curious that I decided to use it as an English research topic. From that point on‚ my opinion on Hip Hop changed completely due to the fact that there’s more to it. As I researched on what Hip Hop is‚ I found out that it isn’t

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    Hip Hop Hip hop is a broad conglomerate of artistic forms that originated as a specific street subculture within South Bronx communities during the 1970s in New York City. It is characterized by four distinct elements‚ all of which represent the different manifestations of the culture: rap music (aural)‚ turntablism or "DJing" (aural)‚ breaking (physical) and graffiti art (visual). Despite their contrasting methods of execution‚ they find unity in their common association to the poverty and violence

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    Hip Hop is a category of “music” that has come a long way since it was first fashioned. Born in The Bronx‚ New York is has defined and interpreted countless of times. The text book definition is “a style of popular music of US black and Hispanic origin‚ featuring rap with an electronic backing. Originally produce to tell stories of men and women of the time it has since grown and develop a whole new meaning which is not set in stone. Today‚ hip-hop‚ can be located worldwide due largely to media website

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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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    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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    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‚ 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 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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