"Hip Hop" Essays and Research Papers

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Hip Hop Annoted Bibliography

are the history/cultural importance of Hip Hop? Source #1: Hill, Collins Patricia. From Black Power to Hip Hop: Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism. Philadelphia: Temple Up, 2006. Print. Patricia Hill’s l idea of writing this book was to gather different essays for each chapter that were written by African Americans that talks about how they dealt without having the right to stand up for themselves. The importance of this book is to talk about how Hip Hop paved a way for blacks to stay out of trouble...

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Tattoos and Hip-Hop (Sociology)

Hip-hop music and tattoos are important to many teenagers of society today because these are forms of self expression. Although, these forms of expression, along with any form of expression, convey positive and negative message because as people, we have positive and negative emotions. Why are these forms of expression so popular in teens? And why is it mostly teens?We should pay close attention to the negative effects of these cultural trends because it shapes the the people of today, the future...

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The Hip-Hop Defense

The Hip Hop Defense Everyone has an opinion about the influence of hip--hop music on our nations youth. Many people, such as politicians and the ultra conservative, feel the influence is destructive and incites violent behavior. Some people, for instance the media, believe hip- hop glamorizes inappropriate behaviors and actions while promoting the demoralization of women in general, but more specifically black women. Few people are willing to speak out and defend hip-hop music as communicative...

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Hip Hop vs America

Hip-Hop vs. America By: Phairron Price Angel Jenkins There is a huge controversy going on right now between the Hip-Hop Culture and America. When we say America we really we The U.S. Even though hip-hop is worldwide. Hip Hop means the whole culture of the movement. When you talk about rap. Rap is of the hip-hop culture. The emceeing. The d-jaying is part of the hip-hop culture. The dressing the languages are all part of the hip-hop culture. The break-dancing, the b-boys, and...

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The Evolution of Hip-Hop

Shannon Eng 22 Maddox March 9, 2013 The Evolution of Hip-Hop The world of music alone is always evolving, however we've come to a conclusion that the message the artist convey in hip-hop music in this generation are not helping out or paving the way for the next generation. The focus is to inform the readers that "smoke weed everyday" or "finding Molly" getting women is not what the hip-hop scene is all about. Hip-hop artists tell stories, or teach listeners about the everyday...

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Hip Hop America

Hip Hop America Nelson George's Hip Hop America discusses the nature of hip hop along with the relationship between African Americans and America. Many take the idea of hip hop to be just African Americans and rap music. George continually focuses on hip hop's many contradictions. He addresses how hip hop represents race, ethnicity, class, gender, and generation. George covers much familiar ground: how B-beats became hip hop; how technology changed popular music, which helped to create new technologies;...

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Hip Hop Influences

Hip hop is a musical genre which developed alongside hip hop culture, defined by key stylistic elements such as rapping, DJing, sampling, scratching and beatboxing. Hip hop began in the Bronx of New York City in the 1970s, primarily among African Americans, Jamaican Americans, and, to an extent, Latino Americans. The term rap is often used synonymously with hip hop, but hip hop denotes the practices of an entire subculture. Rapping, also referred to as MCing or emceeing, is a vocal style in which...

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Essay On Hip Hop

Hip hop is now a popular kind of music and is known and liked throughout the world. This kind of music goes back to the 1970s, at that time it was an underground urban development. It was born in south Bronx, New York. As the hip-hop movement began at society’s margins, its origins are shrouded in myth, enigma, and obfuscation. music that is mostly rap, a rhyming speech that is chanted along with some music. It consists of a stylized rhythmic. The usage of literary devices and a lot of lyrics along...

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Hip Hop morals

Hip-Hop Artists: Role Models in the Music Industry Introduction: -Ice Breaker: Name and what is your favorite music artist? (preferably hip hop artist) -When you hear the term hip hop, what comes to mind? What is hip-hop? A culture and form of ground breaking music and self expression with elements that consisted of the elements of graffiti art, DJing, MCing, and breaking. It began in the 1970s as an underground movement in the South Bronx area of New York City. Hip hop is used as an...

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hip hop race

Race in Hip Hop It is a common belief that hip hop has served as the medium for healing racial tension in the 21st century. Although the hip hop industry has seen a subtle wave of successful white American rappers over the past couple of decades, this is not enough to suggest a racial merge in the predominately black American world of hip hop. White Americans are not typically welcomed into the hip hop community. The few white American rappers that have made it big in the hip hop industry...

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