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90's Hip Hop and Rap

Rap and hip-hop first started to come together in the 1970's, but didn't really materialize and become popular until the 1990's. With a huge surge in popularity and growth in the 1990's, it seemed that rap and hip-hop had started a cultural phenomenon that still has noticeable effects easily seen today in music and also in pop culture. A cultural phenomenon is an idea, trend, or movement that shapes and defines that time period. During the 1990's, rap and hip-hop spread like wild fire across the...

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Hip Hop Planet

how music in this generation  has changed our world.  Paragraph 1:  What does this   paragraph tell you   about how McBride   feels about hip hop?    He dislikes hip hop because  he feels as if it isnt music,  that all rappers are bad  influences.    Paragraph 1:  What does McBride   realize in this   nightmare scenario?    What McBride realizes is  that he is going to live in a  hip hop planet where  everything is about music  because his daughter is  marrying a rapper.    Paragraph 1:  What do you predict  ...

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Hip Hops Betrayal of Black Women

Adrian Middleton Comp I 25 Sept. 2011 Hip Hop’s Betrayal of Black Women The Hip Hop music industry is infamous for being controversial. In the article Hip Hop’s Betrayal of Black Women there’s a debate on whether the exploitation and constant verbal slander of women should be acceptable just because it sales records. It presents the question that why is it that male poverty breeds sexism? Even though women may have lived in the same environment males still see women as the enemy in their...

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Is Hip-Hop Culture Harming Our Youth?

Is Hip-Hop Culture Harming Our Youth? Hip-hop culture is everywhere. The culture, which encompasses rapping, deejaying, break-dancing and graffiti-writing, has become so popular that it has entered mainstream fashion and modern language. It doesn't stop there. The culture permeates everything from TV commercials to toys to video games. Currently, there is even a hip-hop exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum of Art. You name it, and hip hop is there representing. However, hip hop's most potent form is its...

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Misogyny & Hip Hop W Sources

Misogyny in Hip Hop | 3.5.2012Dr. Tshombe WalkerAFR 1503 | Tina Marie | Misogyny in Hip Hop culture refers to lyrics, videos, or other aspects of hip hop culture that support, glorify, justify or normalize the objectification, exploitation or victimization of women. Misogyny in hip hop music instills and perpetuates negative stereotypes about women. It can range from innuendos to stereotypical characterizations and defamations. Overt misogyny in rap and hip hop music emerged in the...

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Hip/Hop Versus R&B

Hip-Hop versus R&B Rhythm and blues was considered strictly black music. The black culture is a phenomenal subject representing the life style, imagination and accomplishments of people. One of the most outstanding and unique characteristic that makes this culture one of a kind is the music I has produced. Music has a common characteristic that is unique to all cultures throughout the world. Today, I want to focus on the comparing of two music styles Hip-Hop versus R&B and the...

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Old School Versus New School Hip Hop

New School Hip Hop Many people believe that all hip hop music is the same. They think hip hop is about the beat of the music and the fame of the rapper. However, the true difference occurs when you look at how old school hip hop became mainstreamed. Original hip hop was about the disc jockey that played the music. The music of hip hop were humble and about pleasing the crowd; while new school has become more commercial due to the involvement of major record companies. The hip hop of today is...

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Narrative Essay on Hip-Hop

Hip-Hop Comparison Quinton Frizell ENGL112 March 13, 2011 Nelly Aguilar Growing up in the 1980’s and the 90’s I became a huge fan of Hip-Hop music. My friends and I used to sit around for hours listening to our favorite rappers on the radio and watching the videos on television. We would argue for hours about who was a better lyricist and why. Now as I have grown older and the music I have grown to love and still listen to has changed, I find myself asking a very good question. What has...

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Religion, Diversity, and Hip-Hop

exposed to many different genres of music. Hip-hop, which is classified as a subculture that originated from an African American community in the 1970’s, has always been intriguing to me and is a huge part of who I am. There are four elements of Hip-Hop; rapping, DJing, break-dancing, and graffiti. I will be focusing on the music aspect of Hip-Hop and the large impact religion has on some of these artists that perform Hip-Hop music. Over the years, Hip-Hop music has gained a bad reputation. Many...

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The commodity of Hip Hop

Hip-Hop as a Commodity As Alexis de Tocqueville stated in a description about Americans, “the recollection of the shortness of life is a constant spur to him. Besides the good things that he possesses, he every instantly fancies a thousand others that death will prevent him from trying if he does not try them soon.” In a country that promoted commodification and mass production, American society thrived on its quest for new and exciting things. Nearly two centuries after his report, what was...

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