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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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Hip Hop Degrade Women

Some believe that the Hip Hop industry manipulates the young minds of our new generation against women, do you? Back when Hip-Hop began, it was originally meant to send a message of unity. Doug E Fresh quoted "Hip-Hop is supposed to uplift and create, to educate people on a larger level and to make a change." Old-School Hip-Hop was about storytelling and poetry as well, where you're from and telling your story in a good manner. Unfortunately Hip-Hop will never be the same as it was in the 90's...

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hip hop music

By Ronald Roach As a cultural movement, hip-hop manages to get billed as both a positive and negative influence on young people, especially on Black and Latino youth. On one hand, there are African American activists, artists and entrepreneurs, such as Russell Simmons, who seek to build a progressive political movement among young hip-hop fans and who have had modest success with voter registration efforts. On the other hand, there’s no shortage of critics who denounce the negative portrayals...

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Women In Hip Hop Culture

Hip Hop has gotten too hard core, it’s only about misogynist and materialism. Back in the day rappers had more to talk about than guns, money, jewels, cars and women. In today’s Hip Hop, it glorifies the ghetto, gangs, guns, money and jewelry which reinforces the tradition of the black stereotypes. Gangster rap is described as the angriest type of rap music where it glamorizes sex and violence. N.W.A was one of the most controversial rap groups in the world of hip hop who are known as the creators...

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Hip Hop and Black Women

Hip-hop is the latest expressive manifestation of the past and current experience as well as the collective consciousness of African-American and Latino-American youth. But more than any music of the past, it also expresses mainstream American ideas that have now been internalized and embedded into the psyches of American people of color over time. A part of the learned mainstream American culture is sexism and misogyny. Hip-hop culture is frequently condemned for its misogynistic exploitation...

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Analysis Of Hip Hop

Analysis: Hip hop has undeniably progressed into a largescale sensation that has captivated the world. This paper is based upon hip-hop history and African heritage. This analysis approaches a vast view of hip-hop, its influences, struggle and beauty of these music genre. I name certain artist, their musical effects on political movements and events within the context of African American music and history. Page 1 provides the beginning of hip-hop, which includes the birthplace of hip-hop, and the...

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The Effects of Hip Hop Music

The Effects of Hip Hop Music on Today's Youth If a person was born anywhere between the 1980's to the 1990's, he or she is considered a part of the "Hip Hop Generation". Music is a gift that has been given to us, but the question is, "where is hip hop music going?" Hip-hop is now one of the biggest and fastest growing businesses in the world. It's creativity in sound, and its lyrics have impressed and empowered many of today's youth. But is hip-hop music taking today's youths where they need to...

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