"Hip Hop" Essays and Research Papers

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Home-Based Sneaker Business

My Mission is to create an environment where sneakers are not just something to put on your feet. Sneakers are not a fad. Sneakers are a way a life and is a sub culture of hip hop fashion. My goal is to turn this lifestyle into a business and contribute to the sneaker world by promoting and customizing kick's to keep this movement positive forward direction. I am creating a sneaker customization service that will also double as a sneaker store. The customization service will be available to...

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Effects of Rap Music on Crime

sales figures are obvious testimonies to its popularity and commercial success. This was made particularly evident in October 2003 when, according to the recording industry bible Billboard magazine, all top 10 acts in the United States were rap or hip-hop artists;1 and again in 2006, when the Academy award for Best Song went to It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp, a rap song by the group Hustle & Flow. Such developments may also signal rap’s increasing social acceptance and cultural legitimization (Baumann...

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Thesis paper on rap music.

Rap music has become one of the most distinctive and controversial music genres of the past few decades. A major part of hip hop culture, rap, discusses the experiences and standards of living of people in different situations ranging from racial stereotyping to struggle for survival in poor, violent conditions. Rap music is a vocal protest for the people oppressed by these things. Most people know that rap is not only music to dance and party to, but a significant form of expression. It is a source...

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About Boosie

Mobile Desktop Content is available under CC BY-SA 3.0 unless otherwise noted. Terms of use Privacy Search Wikipedia Lil Boosie Birth name Torrence Hatch Born November 14, 1982 (age 31) Origin Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S. Genres Southern hip hop Occupations Rapper Years active 1998–present Labels Trill, Asylum, Bad Azz Entertainment, WMG Associated acts C-Loc, Pimp C, Webbie, Foxx, LoLa Monroe, Trae Tha Truth, C-Murder Website BoosieJustice.com Torrence Hatch (born November 14, 1982), better...

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Nicki Minaj

in media across the board. http://blogs.cofc.edu/thelilitheffect/2011/04/20/why-are-female-rappers-represented-in-the-wrong-way/ Why are Female Rappers Represented in the Wrong Way? Posted on April 20, 2011 by dkhoover So as we all known hip-hop music has been predominantly dominated by males since the start of it existence. However female rappers are emerging on the scene with booming record sales that are pushing them further and further to the top. Now I am going to discuss how female...

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A Comparative Study of the Influence of the Pinoy Rap Battle “Fliptop” and Balagtasan to High School Students

puts two people in a match to have them insult each other with the cleverest punch lines and sharpest rhymes. Hip hop in the Philippines takes on many faces: from the plush and exclusive clubs in Makati to the slums of Tondo, and everywhere in between. A crowd dotted with Pinoys rocking gear ranging from grills to backpacks, FlipTop represents a space for the raw and grime of Philippine hip hop. There is no material gain at stake here. The winners take with them the pride in their skill. There are no...

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English Meets Punjabi

rap artist with record sales of over a million, had never previously done anything like this collaboration. Jay and Panjabi MC were hooked up through their managers after Jay heard some of Panjabi's work while on vacation. Jay brings an American hip hop vibe to the song and on the other hand Panjabi Mc brings bhangra beats. Bhangra is a traditional style of music, whose main components are comprised of the dhol, tumbi and Punjabi lyrics. It is said that Bhangra was started in the 14th or 15th century...

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2pac Flaws

Underground, joining only after they had already landed their biggest hit. . By 1994, 2Pac rivaled Snoop Dogg as the most controversial figure in rap, spending as much time in prison as he did in the recording studio. Shakur has become a legend in hip-hop and rap circles for his talent, his violent behavior, and his brutal death. Tupac Shakur to millions of people was either a poet, a MC, a rapper, movie star or just a public menace or figure; to me he was a tragic symbol. Although Tupac became...

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Graffiti vs. Street Art

any agency or instrumentality thereof or by any person, firm, or corporation, or any personal property maintained on a city street or other city-owned property.” (City and State Anti-Graffiti Legislation). Because of graffiti’s link to hip hop culture, and hip-hop culture’s association with low-income areas, tagger graffiti has also become a symbol for crime in urban neighborhoods. This association fuels modern day society into the destruction of all street art, no matter what form. The city of...

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The Running Experience

as an opportunity. Different people have different methods f preparing for a run. Asides from doing our much encouraged “extra run”, I keep myself hydrated before, after and throughout the entire run. Also, and this may be new, I listen to upbeat hip hop music before a run. As a person accustomed to dancing (I took Street Jazz before Running), I get “pumped up” and more ready for a run! Sometimes, although discouraged, I listen to music whilst on a run, but then I have to be more alert which is somehow...

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