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  • Rapping and Moral Values

    "Teenagers today lack moral values and self-discipline. Do you agree?" Moral values and graciousness‚ in the past‚ were prominent in most teenagers. Majority of the youths then learnt respect‚ courtesy‚ consideration‚ decency‚ propriety‚ honesty and righteousness from a young age‚ and had enough self-discipline to hold to these values. However‚ these moral values and self-discipline are slowly diminishing over the years‚ as most of the younger generation are gradually disregarding these ethics.

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  • History Of Hip Hop

    The hip-hop music genre escort in a culture of DJing‚ breakdancing‚ rapping and graffiti writing. (Mazzei 6-12) People think hip-hop is just people moving their body‚ specifically legs and arms. It is everything even your brain! Amazing right? “Hip-hop is a genre of music featuring stylized rhythmic music that accompanies rapping.” (The Origins of Hip-hop 26) Don’t just go around saying ‘I can do hip-hop! Wanna see?’‚ because really have you gone

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  • Essay On Hip Hop

    generally describes himself or the surroundings. Also‚ hip hop is not really singing and more like reciting so I feel that put it on a level where the lyrics are the real hero and everything just revolves around them. Beginnings of the dancing‚ rapping‚ and deejaying components of hip-hop were bound together by the shared environment in which these art forms evolved. In the pioneering years‚ Jamaican born‚ DJ-Clive‚ Kool Herc was very well known. He introduced huge sound systems to his parties

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  • rap music

    changed rap‚ which was the start of Gangsta Rap. In their lyrics they talked about crime‚ street violence and killing. Once they were a huge hit‚ it caught on‚ and really that’s when all this madness started. Everyone started rapping Gangsta style. More and more people started rapping about police brutality and killing people and with that crime rose to high levels. In my opinion it’s not the artists or the record company’s fault that crime rose. It’s not their responsibility to look after every person

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  • A Tough Decision

    summer began‚ my friend Chuck and I started a band. I was lead singer‚ and also lead MC. We played all originals‚ which were mostly rap-metal songs. I really enjoyed rapping‚ and I became interested in free styling and battle rapping. Free styling is when you rap off of the top of your head‚ with no pre-written lyrics. Battle rapping is free styling‚ where rappers go back and forth‚ trying to better each others rhyme. Friday nights‚ my friends and I would peruse the city in search of people to battle

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  • Life's Too Short

    Life’s Too Short Often times when the normal parent or upstanding citizen turns on the TV and sees a young black man rapping about the hood they are usually turned off. Stereotypes come in to play and the channel is switched without even considering what message that human being is trying to convey. When listening to rapper Too Short and his song "Gettin it"‚ you here a lot of stereotypes being defied. The song is about getting out of the hood and making a good life for yourself. Most of

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  • Hip Hop

    Hip-hop. During the 1970’s‚ Hip hop was starting to blossom and changing society. The Hip-hop culture began in the streets of New York City and consisted of four elements: graffiti‚ breakdancing‚ deejaying‚also known as “MCing” or “rhyming”‚ and rapping. Being given the 4 major elements of Hip-Hop‚

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  • Hip-Hop's Influence On Modern Society

    What is Hip-Hop‚ and how has it become the biggest development in popular music ever in such a short period of time? Since its infancy‚ Hip-Hop has had a pervasive influence on every culture its touched‚ including fashion‚ dance‚ and especially social media‚ where music videos regularly receive hundreds of millions of views. But the unprecedented speed of Hip-Hop’s spread has left many scratching their heads on what all the fuss is about. In this paper‚ I will give a complete overview of Hip-Hop

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  • Chance The Rapper

    interest in music was uncovered when he began listening to Michael Jackson on cassettes. He was constantly hearing his parent’s music which included Sam Hooke and Billie Holliday and other artists in the jazz and gospel genres of then. He took up rapping when he was in sixth grade and his cousin let him use his studio. Chance says Kanye West was his initial inspiration to

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  • Desiigner's Freestyle Analysis

    Because of his strange style of rapping‚ Desiigner doesn’t always get the message through as his verses prove to be quite difficult to understand by everybody. This is where Kanye West comes in with his remix of “Timmy Turner” and makes the song better by making it more intelligible for

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