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...Hip Hop Order No. 511606 Chapter six sheds light on the Hip Hop scene that set the pop culture stage on fire along the West Coast. The era oozes with some of the most colorful personalities like Snoop Dogg, Tupac Shakur, Ice –T, Ice –Cube and Dr. Dre most popularly known for their Gangsta Rap, Melody groves and theatrics that shot them to instant fame. These Hip Hop icons created a huge pop ethos that revolutionized pop culture and left an indelible mark on the music scene. The Hip Hop Movement spread its tentacles to countries far and wide from its...
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Hip-hop
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...Hip-Hop Hip-Hop When one looks at the aspect of hip-hop in the society today, the only thing that comes to mind is the black community. People have different things attached to them and that makes it more difficult to detail what Hip-hop is without looking at the music and the lives that the black people live. From the 1970s, the aspect of hip-hop was associated with poor black people looking for a way of expressing themselves due to the kind of poverty they were going through. As such, the start of...
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...HIP-HOP: PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE Introduction Hip hop is an artistic culture and a form of musical expression that originated inNew York City in the 1970s. The Asian, Latino and African- American communities living in Bronx were the responsible for the rise, growth and development of the hip-hop culture. Hip hop played an important role in the society during those times. It was used to keep children away from the streets and it gave them an avenue to channel their energies intomeaningful pastime activities that prevented them from joining gangs....
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...Hip hop The seventh chapter "Our Future... Right Here, Right Now!" from the work Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture, and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement by S. Craig Watkins is utilized for this review. The foretold chapter is a mixture of the biography of an American politician namely Kwame Kilpatrick, and the relationship between popular culture and urban politics. As pointed out, the author provides ample importance to Kwame Kilpatrick’s growth and development as the hip-hop mayor of Detroit and as an eminent politician in national politics. S. Craig Watkins states that “The...
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...Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement – by S. Craig Watkins. In Chapter 3 ‘Fear of a White Planet’, S. Craig Watkins discusses Hip-Hop, and in particular focuses upon Eminem. Fear of whiteness is key to Watkins’s discussion, and this is twofold; it refers to the black fear of white Americans appropriating hip-hop and the white fear to be accepted by black Americans as an authentic hip-hop artist. Watkins makes some key points, he discusses how Eminem has been portrayed as infringing upon black culture and calls this “cultural theft” (91). Eminem is described as “a racist interloper…undermining hip... ?Topic: Review of Chapter 3 “Fear of a White Planet” – from...
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...Hip Hop Matters: Politics, Pop Culture and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement – by S.Craig Watkins. In Chapter 3 ‘Fear of a White Planet’, S. Craig Watkins discusses Hip-Hop, and in particular focuses upon Eminem. Fear of whiteness is key to Watkins’s discussion, and this is twofold; it refers to the black fear of white Americans appropriating hip-hop and the white fear to be accepted by black Americans as an authentic hip-hop artist. Watkins makes some key points, he discusses how Eminem has been portrayed as infringing upon black culture and calls this “cultural theft” (91). Eminem is described as “a racist interloper…undermining hip... Topic: Review of Chapter 3 “Fear of a White Planet” – from...
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...Hip-Hop and Poetry Hip-hop music genre consists of rhythmic music that includes rapping rhythmic chant. Hip-hop poetry uses words and phrases that relate with those in the lyrics of hip-hop music. Poetry involves the use of words to express emotions. Therefore, there is a relation between poetry and hip-hop music lyrics, in their rhymes and rhythm. The difference between the two is that poets write poems and read them on pages, whereas hip-hop poetry comes together with a musical...
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...Hip Hop Has a culture lost its authenti when it has been commercialized? As Cook so astutely puts in his chapter on hip hop, one of the main tensions inherent in this musical form is the way it has dealt with success. Hip hop began as a form of resistance and rebellion. It sneered at authority, especially the police, and celebrated a life of crime. It romanticized gangsterism, murder and mayhem. The rapper could only depend on himself and his crew, and only made money by robbery, not by entertaining people or working at a day job. These men were the rebels of the day. But as...
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...HIP HOP MUSIC ID Number: of of School Word Count: 667 Submission: September 23, 2011 HIP HOP MUSIC Hip hop appears to me as something that was originally distinctive of a black American sub-culture which has greatly contributed to the enrichment of the overall American cultural life. Although it had originated from the Bronx in New York City, it has since gained wide acceptance as a legitimate artistic musical form. It is an American musical genre using rhyming speech that is set to lively music and can be considered as an offshoot of the Civil Rights Movement during the sixties and the...
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Hip hop culture
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...Hip Hop Culture A Conceptual Analysis of Anxiety Many studies proved that stereotypes were mainly used by people to respond to others. Police sometimes consider minority citizens as possible criminals while the minority considers the police as tyrants. Social discrimination and stereotyping affect the response of people to members of the inside and outside of the group and leads to favoritism and negative connotation to others (Holmes and Smith, 2008, p. 13). Because of the stereotypes and social discrimination prevailing in the society, hip hop was born. Hip hop culture started as an urban culture in the streets of New York from the people who were drug users. Hip hop was the product... of...
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...Hip Hop Wars written by Tricia Rose Name Instructors name Course number 15 January 2015 Pick up and discuss three things from chapters 5, 6 and 7 of the book Hip Hop Wars written by Tricia Rose Hip hop is one of the most controversial music genres of all times. Hip hop critics claim that it cultivates bad taste among youngsters, is too obsessed with violent narrative, and exploits explicit content and sexist ideas abundantly. Some hip hop defenders, on the other hand, do not agree and accuse hip hop critics of simple-minded approach. Others insist that being incorporated into music industry commercial hip hop... number 15 January Pick up and discuss three things from chapters 5, 6 and 7 of the book Hip ...
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Essay Austrlia Hip-hop
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...Hip-Hop Down Under Comin’ Up” The article written by Ian Maxwell entitled “Sydney Stylee: Hip-Hop Down Under Comin’ Up” was actually a very informative form of discourse; but the manner by which the author structured and presented the contents were difficult to comprehend. Written in 11 single spaced formatted pages, one was made to grasp the extensive and comprehensive depth of information that were relayed pertaining to rationalizing and justifying hip-hop as embodied and claimed to belong within the cultural confines of western Sydney. Not only was the magnanimity of detail overwhelming, the choice of vocabularies tend to exacerbate difficulties... September 8, Response Ian Maxwell’s “Sydney Stylee:...
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Hip Hop Culture
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...hip hop culture.………………………………………………………………..….…..4 Positive effect of hip hop culture………………………………………………………….….…5 Negative effect of hip culture ………………………………………………………………...…5 Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………………….6 References………………………………………………………………………………………..7 Hip hop culture Words from the editor This magazine clearly indicates what I like most. As an editor of this magazine, I was motivated by the fact I m a hip hop artist who has been inspired by the rap culture. In this magazine, I have talked about what hip hop entails, its origin, and influence on society. Introduction Hip hop is a wide conglomerate of artistic... Table of content Introduction………………………………………………………………………………….....3 Origin of hip ...
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Dance Music: Hip-Hop
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...Hip-Hop Introduction Hip-hop music is one of the most celebrated music genres in the modern music industry. Although hip pop has not been in existence for a long time, it has acquired many followers than any other music genre of equivalent class. The music is widely played in America although it has many followers all over the world including African states. The music is believed to have started in the early 1970s by African American communities living in New York. Most hip-hop fans consider the music to have existed long before this period. It is believed that the music...
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Hip Hop and Rap
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...Hip Hop & Rap Rap music, popularly known as Hip hop music, originated over a quarter of the century and it is part of the hip hop culture. This genreof music characteristically incorporates rap, which is a rhythmic vocal style, in conjunction with backing beats. The rap music tradition, which has its roots in the African-American and West African music, has gone through various changes through the history. The term 'rap' is essential to comprehend the hip hop music as they are used identically. To define the 'rap', it is a "general term for the musical...
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Hip-hop in Colombia
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...Hip-Hop in Columbia Introduction Hip Hop is a very influential subculture, adored all over the world. MC’ing or rapping, break dance, graffiti and DJ’ing are considered as the four pillars of Hip-Hop. It originated in New York by late 1980's and spread quickly all over the world. Distinct clothing styles and wild language made hip-hip different from the classical musical forms like rock and pop. It was labelled as an art form related to the poor and the uneducated owing to such features. But, hip-hop is a beautiful art form which talks about the miseries of the downtrodden and serve as stage for oppressed communities to voice their concern. What began as a music practice common among... the...
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Hip Hop Japan Reflection
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...Hip Hop Japan Reflection Introduction: Ian Condry in his writing “Hip Hop Japan” reflected the scenario of the hip hops that are prevalent in Japan. The book represents the association of the music and the culture and provides with an overview of how such music is created. The “real Japanese hip hop” reflects the combination of the “yellow B-Boys” mixing their tunes up with the “black culture” and the artists providing their significant efforts in the creation of such music (Condry, 1-49).The Japanese musicians have been found to work on their own languages and initiated the pulse. However the female performers had to struggle to make their position since the males had a dominated... Sur 8 December Hip...
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Hip Hop Music
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...hip hop, it is a very popular music genre in America which also goes by the name rap. The term hip hop was coined by a rapper known as Keith Cowboy who was a group member of the Grandmaster flash and the Furious five band. He did this when he was teasing a friend who had joined the U.S. army... Introduction This is the kind of music you listen to almost everywhere you are since it is widely played. Talk of the dance halls, when attending afriend's party and inside the car when traveling; inside coffee houses and other eateries; and inside homes as the family members relax with the music drifting from somewhere. These are some of the many areas that you can expect to here this music played. Known as...
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Hip-hop Cubano
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...Hip Hop Cubano “Inventos: Hip Hop Cubano” is a remarkable documentary, which has in the recent done the rounds at film events and festivals. The film is the idea of a youthful United States’ movie maker named Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi. In the documentary, Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi interviews several famous artists. The documentary provides a closer view of what Cuban hip hop comprises. Cuba exhibits a strange hold over the imaginations and emotions of people. This is evidenced in the tropical life, their music and romance. In addition to these, there are their politics; Castro, embargoes, and the...
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Rap and Hip Hop
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...Hip…. Order#: 342117 Topic: Rap and Hip Hop music convey many negative outlooks that can run our lives, but what can we as a society do to change those outlooks. The minds of children and youth are highly impressionable. It is like the potter’s mud. It can be given any shape. Once it takes shape and the mud dries, it can not be remolded. It can break and the broken pieces are of no use. Similarly, the ideas planted in young minds, once they exert their influence, the damage is done, unless the counter-influencing reformation measures are taken by the parents/ caretakers. Parents own the main responsibility; next is the influence of the teachers...
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History of Hip-Hop
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...Hip-Hop is the voice of the generation. Even if you don't grow up in the Bronx in the 70's, hip-hop is there for you. It has become a powerful force. Hip-hop binds all of these people, all of the nationalities, all over the world together." -DJ Kool Herc. To begin from the very beginning, the music that is known to us today as hip-hop was called disco rap in the ancient times. It was a fellow named Keith Cowboy, a rapper with the band Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five that coined the famous term "Hip-hop". The term "hip-hop" was used for the first time in print by Steven Hagar... A Tipping Point...
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Hip-hop in Colombia
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...Hip-Hop in Columbia Introduction Hip Hop is a very influential subculture, adored all over the world. MC’ing or rapping, break dance, graffiti and DJ’ing are considered as the four pillars of Hip-Hop. It originated in New York by late 1980s and spread quickly all over the world. Distinct clothing styles and wild language made hip-hip different from the classical musical forms like rock and pop. It was labelled as an art form related to the poor and the uneducated owing to such features. But, hip-hop is a beautiful art form...
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Hip Hop Genre
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...HIP HOP GENRE Hip-hop is has been defined as a culture, a genre and a force resulting from the use of music. In the original context, hip hop is a culture born in the black neighborhood of the Bronx 1970's and has spread throughout the world. Hip-hop today has cut down on the culture and has become more focused on the music itself. The commercialization of the genre has helped transform it from a back street rebellion to the mainstream force it is today. (Dave, 1985) The aim of hip-hop was what propelled it to where it is...
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Hip-hop lyrics
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...Hip-hop…. Hip-hop Lyrics By Richie Johnson Order#: 338321 Topic: Hip-hop lyrics With the intent of the purpose of this research is to investigate the negative influence of hip-hop lyrics on young kids. Specifically, the problems of this study are these: The mind of children is highly impressionable. It is like the potter’s mud. It can be given any shape. Once the shape is formed and the mud dries, it can... Running Head:...
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Hip-Hop Culture
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...hip-hop culture began as early as in 1969 in South Bronx - the black ghetto of New York. The term 'hip-hop,' was coined much later, when the growing culture gained a lot of popularity and needed its own name. Hip-hop was born under the influence of traditional Jamaican street dancing, where the Disco Jockey (DJ) puts on the records with reggae and the poets recite their verses to this music. The main feature of such events was their independent, street character, and the leading role of the DJ. Before hip-hop came into being, an American DJ was a ghost-like personality, a paid worker in a big club playing what his employers... the portrayal of masculinity in the world of rap music 2009 The history of...
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Hip Hop Culture
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...hip hop moved to Europe and the countries of the third world conquering the top positions in every music market and huge interest of the completely different audience that suddenly happened to understand and love the so-called «social» and original «black» music. This work is based on the fact that hip hop culture evaluated in every country in the world with some special features and in a unique way that depends mainly on the national peculiarities of each nation with its historically formed lifestyle and traditions, where one of the most unexpected examples is the Russian Federation with its communistic historical background and very specific mentality... that belongs to 147 million of...
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1990s Hip Hop
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...Hip-Hop “Listening to art music is an art itself, and good listening is an active, creative experience. The listener must possess a fair measure of knowledge and experience in order for the cycle of creation, interpretation (performance), and appreciation of art music to be successfully completed” (Jean Ferris, 1985). Music is an integral part of people’s life, it touches their hearts and opens their souls. The life of ordinary people has been changing during the centuries, which predetermined the development of different music styles. The aim of this work is to make a revision of the most popular genre... Professor Name Institution, course number Date Hip-Hop ...
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Hip hop matters
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...HIP HOP’ Watkins S. Craig’s ‘A Great Year in Hip Hop depicts the growth of Hip Hop culture as a force touching all spheres of American life facing all odds during the period from 1970s to 1990s. Though the growth was visible in all spheres, the writer mentions the growth in three spheres; namely music magazines, rap music and finally apparels. In the case of music magazines, the growth started in 1990s. By mid nineties, as a result of increase in the audience of hip hop, The Source became the best-selling music magazine. However, the period also witnessed the growth of competitors like Vibes by Quincy Jones and Time Warner, and XXL, creating tough competition... in the field of music...
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Hip Hop Event Review
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...Hip Hop Event Review James Brown Dance Tribute at the Apollo Theater: The show opens with the Apollo’s Legacy Series, that attempts to respect and regain the theater’s legacy through contemporary productions. Brown is an inescapable subject associated with it and the Apollo was just like a home for him. This is the house where he launched his first album in 1963. In this program, Otis Sallid’s direction basically allows the different choreographers use their innovation and do their job. They might end up producing something extraordinary using effectively the remarkably multitalented dancers of Philadanco. The choreography of Mr. Sallid is like a “harmless...
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Hip Hop Matters
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...Hip hop movement is having its voice and influencing the world in a new way. Young people coming from this movement are well aware of the society’s problems and are reflecting on the ways to change the situation. In order to be in the position to make changes, young Kwame Kilpatrick runs the campaign to become the youngest mayor of Detroit. He is both educated as well as close to people, his personality and characteristics appeal to the public, and children love him too. Later, when asked about their mayor, Detroiters would refer to him simply as Kwame. OVERVIEW Two election campaigns to become mayors for Detroit and Newarc are taking place about the same time. In both political races... ?INTRODUCTION...
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HIP HOP Dance (Article Responses)
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...Hip Hop Dance – Eventual Development Hip hops have been an inspiration to the recent disco beats which set the floors of the night clubs on fire. The author Manali Oak brings in all elements related to hip hop culture in a short and informative article in the context of Afro-American culture. A gradual change has been witnessed in the field of dance with the emergence of new forms like contemporary, Hip Hop, freestyle, Jazz. The article accounts that among these Hip Hop is found to be the most popular and has brought trend...
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The image of hip hop
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...Hip Hop Play the hip and Hop the sick Truth is difficult, truth is dangerous and truth is hard. It can shock you and can drive youcrazy with shame, with reality and with responsibility. It works as a slap on your face when you go wrong. And to tell the truth, you need a unique way. Truth , to be told, needs universal medium. And music is one of the most universal mediums. Hip Hop is just that, the universal medium cultivated and created by Afro-Americans to tell the truth. Hip Hop was a method ...
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It's Bigger Than Hip Hop
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...Hip Hop Chapter 6 Analyze Essay M. K. Asante’s “It’s Bigger Than Hip Hop: The Rise of the Post-Hip-Hop Generation” discusses not only the hip-hop music that people are familiar with. He goes deeper and explores the social and cultural aspects of the hip-hop generation. He presents a historical timeline from 1965 to 1991 of the hip hop generation which shows the various struggles of the Black people during the period. In his book, Asante interviews hip hop artists and college students to get their views about the hip hop generation. He emphasizes some of his points by quoting famous personalities who sympathizes with the Blacks such as Martin Luther King and Richard Nixon. A major... It’s Bigger Than Hip ...
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How Did Hip-Hop Start
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...hip-hop to prominence. In addition, a brief an ancillary discussion will be raised with regards to the influences that contributed to the genres prevalence and somatic elements enjoyed within it. It is the further hope of this author that by engaging with the information within this essay, the reader will calm to a more full and complete... ?One of the most difficult aspects of seeking to trace the origin of a particular form of music is with regards to whether you ultimately trace the influences for the individuals that first channeled these influences as a means of explaining the ultimate origin of the genre. For purposes of this brief analysis, the author will focus upon the individuals that brought...
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Is Hip Hop a Culture
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...Hip Hop Hip Hop [Institute’s Is Hip Hop a Culture? The question of the significance and even the validity of HipHop are much discussed in the United States of America today. Hundreds of universities and community colleges around the world offer courses discussing and dissecting the inception and evolution of Hip Hop, so inspirational is the story of this "revolution." So, is Hip Hop truly a culture? Or is it merely another art form having its fifteen minutes? (Ogbar, 2007). Hip Hop started as an underground movement in around 1970 in Bronx, a run-down borough in New York City (Hess, 2009). It now consists of various art forms that are in a somewhat rough organization, but has four main... ?Running Head:...
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Identifications in Hip Hop Culture
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...Hip Hop Culture 1. Beur This is a term that was first used in the 1970s in Paris that refers to the children from immigrant parents who came from Algeria and Tunisia. These children had been born and raised in France and by this virtue had become citizens of France. This is a term that has gained a large amount of importance in French hip-hop since it creates the chance for numerous distinct cultures to come together and by extension influence the culture of hip hop (McCarren 39). 2. Banlieue This term refers to large suburbs that are found in a major French city which are not always traditionally considered as part of the city. It was in the years between 1980 and 1990... that the culture...
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Rap and Hip-Hop Culture
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...hip-hop music genre. It examines the social messages contained in the rap/hip hop culture and some of its effects on listeners, who are mainly adolescents. The introduction section begins by asking the sociological question, "what social messages are contained in rap/hip hop culture and what are some of its effects on listeners/adolescents' It then tries to find an answer to this question. This answer begins with the thesis of the research, which is 'The rap/hip-hop culture tends to contain adolescent themes of autonomy and rebellion. Rap music has particularly been known to make provocative remarks towards women.' The main body of the paper tries... This paper investigates the culture of the...
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Positive Influence of Hip-Hop
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...Hip - hop music can be defined as means of musical countenance and a way living-culture-which was started by African- American and Latino societies.It is the most popular music type in American modern society but it started being liked in the1970s. This music has been associated with inclination to violence and aggression irrespective of the fact that some hip- hop music are meant to pass a positive messages such as those relating to religion, people’s living conditions and politics. Though it has been perceived negatively, hip hop music has positively influenced the lifestyles of many...
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Hip Hop and Lyrical Intent
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...Hip Hop and Lyrical Intent The lyrics of mainstream hip hop songs are widely controversial because of constant references to violence, sex and materialism, but the fundamental intent of this musical genre is to unite an otherwise marginalized population within America. From the time that slaves were freed in the United States until now, black Americans have utilized their own unique music to unite themselves as a cultural minority and to deal with the continued oppression of society. In the late 20th and early 21st centuries, this musical facet of African American culture developed into hip hop: a genre that not only gives marginalized blacks a strong voice but draws... Teacher 10 November 2007 Hip Hop ...
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Hip Hop vs Country & Western
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...Hip Hop vs. Country and Western For many centuries, music has been one of the most sought mediums for personal expression with musicians finding new ways to share their feelings and beliefs with the rest of the world. As time went on and the world and its people continued to change, musicians began to create and welcome new genres into the already diverse music realm. Out of these modernized creations, hip hop and country and western were born. Hip hop and country and western music, both of which have become increasingly popular in the past few decades, are two very distinct genres. Reaching out to different crowds, each genre contains unique messages and remarkable ways of representing them...
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Sociology of Dance: Hip Hop
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...HIP HOP Introduction This is a summary of the article by Sara LaBoskey, about portrayals of masculinity in hip-hop dance in film. Among the youth, music has a lot of influence. When a certain beat is released, they are usually anxious to enjoy the feeling of listening to it. This is the reason many people especially age mates can be found singing along a certain song. It is important to realize hat music becomes even better when there are additional instruments included. When a person starts a voice beat, it is obvious that any person near him will hum to it or even try to emphasize on the beat by clapping hands or doing something else. The emphasize can be by bobbing ones head... SOCIOLOGY OF DANCE:...
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Western Pop Culture Hip Hop
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...Hip Hop Introduction Communication is vital to all human beings coming from different backgrounds and different walks of life. Communication helps us to give expression to our feelings and emotions and thereby create connections on an interpersonal level. We use communication to connect to people through different media such as speech - both verbal and nonverbal, and through media – visual and audio visual. Research has proved that every individual needs to communicate their feelings and emotions in order to enjoy all around good health and development. Since every individual is unique, they choose to express their thoughts and ideas through different mediums such as social... Western Pop Culture – Hip...
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Sociology of Hip-Hop Music
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...HIP-HOP MUSIC The Sociology of Hip-Hop Music and the Affect of it in Society Today You're Abstract Music is an art form that permeates every culture throughout the world as history defines this has always been the case. Every once in a while a new style emerges which forms a fad, often within the younger population groups. However one musical art-form known as 'hip-hop' has swept over the world with a long lasting affect that is particularly noticeable in many people's daily activities and their individual actions. This new wave of music which was stated to be 'hip-hop' has definitely taken America by storm without question. Many claim that this form of artistic music... Running head: SOCIOLOGY OF...
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The Grammar of Hip-hop
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...Hip-hop Introduction: Hip-hop music started from South Bronx, New York in 1979 when disc jockey DJ Kool Herc discussed about the songs being run by him in the mix in parties. Other musicians followed up the idea of talking over beats – a kind of music, which got identified as ‘East Coast rap’. The limitations of East Coast resulted in the beginning of a new style. Away from East Coast, musicians from the West Coast started with NWA (Niggers with Attitude), creating their own distinct rapping and musical style, known as West coast. Thus, West coast musicians were recognized as a different sub-genre of hip-hop by the quality of their disovery Kelley, 1996. On the other hand... Topic: The Grammar of...
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Themes in Hip Hop Culture
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...Hip Hop Culture It is a fact that the Hip Hop culture happens to be a socially conscious way of life that does happen to pose a bold and discernable challenge to the salient cultural, social, economic, philosophical and political norms, values and consensuses (George 35). The hip hop culture does happen to be imbued with a tinge of rebelliousness in the sense that it intends and tends to inform and convey to the masses the emphatic social and political issues facing them in a very subtle yet persuasive and noticeable manner. The movie Boyz n the Hood does tend to unravel a series of social and cultural issues wrapped in a highly personalized and moving story, depicting an array of salient... Themes in...
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Hip Hop Dance (Documentary Responses)
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...hip hop dance associated with their country. Although the hip hop dance style was invented in the America but over the years, this dance style was started to dominate by the people and dancers from Europe Asia other countries. This documentary Planet B-Boy was a celebration and tribute to the history of free styling along with showcasing the talent and personal lives of some the B-Boys. The participants here were from different parts of the world like Korea, France Germany And Japan. According to Williams, when the particular dance... ?Planet B-Boy (The world of being a B-boy) The Planet B–Boy is a movie that tells us the story about how a group of young American boys fight to bring back the glory of hip ...
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Hip Hop Music and Censorship
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...Hip Hop musicIntroduction: The notion of censorship has always been warily approached with differing emotions. Whereas many regard censorship as a form of curtailment against individual liberty and freedom of speech, there are also some who would argue for censorship as a necessary mechanism for the protection of civil society and public order. In our present day, for example, several organizations both in government and outside government, espouse the need to filter media content. Within governments, we have UK's Office of Communications1 and the United States has its... Eminem's Slim Brush with the Censorship Knife: A comparative study between the regulations of the U.S. and the United Kingdom on Hip ...
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The study of the hip-hop culture
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...HIP-HOP Introduction In the past, the study of the hip-hop culture was to contempt. However, the study of hip-hop culture among the modern scholars is gaining momentum making the hip-hop culture less marginalized than it was a decade ago. Numerous scholars specializing in other academic and professional disciplines recognize that the hip-hop culture is a subject that is worth academic and professional attention. As a result, many modern day scholars are engaging in research activities in an attempt to understand the origin and the characteristics of the hip-hop culture. Some of the professional fields concerned with the study of the hip-hop culture include musicology, literature, African... Submitted:...
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Hip Hop in the African American culture
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...Hip Hop in the African American culture Different artifacts that are a representation of culture surround the way of life of most individuals. From one generation to the other one is likely to find an artifact. Hip hop music is an artifact that has dominated America, especially for the African Americans. The hip hop artifact origin was at a precise cross street subculture within South Bronx ethnic group during the 1970s in New York City. Four distinct elements characterize this artifact. The hip hop culture manifestation is represented by these four elements (Chang, 2005). These four elements include rap music, turntablism, breaking, and graffiti art. African America people find unity... in...
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Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes
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...Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes due: Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes After viewing Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes by Byron hurt, I highlight a statement by Jackson Katz, an anti-sexist activist. Jackson says, if you are a young man growing in the culture of hip-hop which tells you that that being a man means being powerful, being in control and having the respect of your peers (14:48). According to the Hip hop culture masculinity, is shown by physical power and successful people can show this by other means such as...
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