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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 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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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... of hip...
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Rap and Hip-Hop Culture
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...culture of the rap/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...
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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...
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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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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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The influence of Hip Hop culture on middle eastern youth
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...Hip Hop Culture on Middle East Youth        The Arabic MTV station airs a program "Hip Hoppna" (Our Hip Hop) so that the Muslim young can track their latest hip hop artistes' songs and lifestyles. "The globalization of U.S. popular culture and the diffusion of hip hop into the Arab world have been accompanied by the mainstreaming of hip hop" (Maira 161). Because of the overpowering force of globalization, hip hop erupted from its African American roots to spill into ultra-conservative corners of the world such as the Middle East. The consequent influence of hip hop culture on Middle East youth seeps into religion and society through the music. The hip hop culture... ?Order 523305  The Influence of Hip...
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Western Pop Culture Hip Hop
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...Culture – 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...
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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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Hip Hop from Sub Cultuer to Pop Culture
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...Hip Hop The culture that is hip hop has grown and been accepted as a way of life for most of the people who adhere to itsprinciples. The conception of hip hop as an African-American subculture could not possibly have foreseen the impact it could have on the huge masses it currently holds, and the impact it may have on society. It is through the hip hop culture that most of the African-American community prides itself with its beliefs and set of principles that guide its everyday actions. From the language to the fashion...
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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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Cultural Similarities and Differences of Hip-hop in the U.S. and France
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...Cultural Similarities and Differences of Hip-hop in the U.S. and France Introduction Hip Hop is one of the most popular music genres today as it draws its audience to its harmonious and stylistic musical arrangement. However, Price contends that in the backdrop of the jolly Hip Hop music lies a rich cultural heritage (1). Price added that Hip Hop is a thought-provoking music contained therein is the culture and sentiments of the displaced minorities. Considering the emergence of Hip Hop in various Western countries, this paper focuses on the Hip Hop culture in the U.S. and France. Accordingly, this paper contends that the fundamental similarity of Hip Hop culture in both countries lies... in...
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Dance Music: Hip-Hop
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...hip-hop is more of a lifestyle than music. This essay will therefore, give an investigation of hip-hop as one of the most popular dancehall music. Rise of Hip-hop Commercial production of the music started with the rise of disk jockeys where DJ’s created rhythmic beats through breaking of loops (DST Web). Other forms of rhythmical chanting and poetry that has greatly influenced the trend of the music followed this. Hip-hop is also accompanied by other work of art such as graffiti painting. Hip-hop followers claim that the music and graffiti printing are used as tools to pass hip-hop culture and message to the people... ?Hip-Hop Introduction Hip-hop music is one of the most celebrated music genres in the...
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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...
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Hip hop
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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....
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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
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...hip-hop culture was to make sure that the world, mainly in the American society, knew and understood that the American minorities were undergoing different hurdles. The important part was to make sure, that they could reach out, use music to express themselves and tell of their views about everything taking place in the society. Ideally, hip-hop started out as music before the culture took over and began looking at the way things are taking shape. The important thing is to realize that music became the ideal way of creating awareness of a culture coming up in the society today. Every locality has created a version... Hip-Hop Hip-Hop When one looks at the aspect of hip-hop in the society today, the only...
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Rap and Hip Hop
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...Hip Hop music convey many negative outlooks that can run our lives, but what can we as a society do to change those outlooks? Experts are not unanimous in their conclusions. The influence of rap music is intense and it can have mostly negative effects. The worrying factor is rap has become part of the popular culture. It has made rapid strides since it originated 1970s. “It is a known fact that hip-hop has taken over, in a sense, the mainstream youth culture,” said Emmett Price, a professor at Northeastern University in Boston, who teaches hip-hop culture. “So, the young kids from the age of being able to speak to going... Rap and Hip…. Order#: 342117 Topic: Rap ...
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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...
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How does hip hop articulate black marginality in ways that are both new to the contemporary city and consistent with African Ame
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...Hip hop’s ascension over the last thirty years into a capitalistic global market place is remarkable as powerful elements of the dominant culture see the profit potential of varied hip hop dimensions and the commodification of hip hop has resulted in the marketing of images which serve to reinforce many old stereotypes. On the other hand, globalisation in America and the role of the media have been driven by technical innovations are the central to the process of hip hop moving from the black streets to the main street. The commercial media that are dominated by corporations serve a bardic function as structural messages put out by the media have to be decoded and interpreted... Lecturer: Topic: Hip...
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Essay about Hip-Hop Beyond beats and Rhymes directed by Byron Hurt (movie)
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...Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes The documentary film en d “Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes” is written and directed by hip-hop fan Byron Hurt. The 2006 video centers on the contemporary issues concerning sexism and masculinity, among others, in direct relation to hip-hop culture. Music personalities like Mos Def and Busta Rhymes, and academic professors like James Peterson and Michael Eric Dyson were interviewed. Their thoughts and perspectives on the content and influence of this type of music genre were deeply explored. Filmmaker Hurt...
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The image of hip hop
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...Hip Hop is here to stay. Slowly and steadily, Hip Hop has gained acceptance and now is followed by the youngsters all over the world. However, the question is not of the staying power, but the morality of the Hip Hop. How does it affect the society as a whole? Hip Hop culture, in itself, is not good or bad. How the artist and the audience uses it, makes it good or bad. The choice is our responsibility. Hip Hop is an example of good effort gone wrong. It started as a way of expression and ended up being a victim of consumerism... Hip Hop Play the hip and Hop the sick Truth is difficult, truth is dangerous and...
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...Hip-Hop: Street Dance, Club Scene, Pop Market Hip hop culture traces its roots in the United s. Being a culture mostly embraced by the youth, it has taken a turn and spread. It is the globalization that has seen Japanese youth adapt the swag and ignore the traditional urban and club Japanese cultures (Mitchell, 222). Through observing the hip hop culture thrive in Japan, it has been noted that the culture matches exactly the genuine hip hop life of the United States. The setting in which it is conducted slightly differ with the American, but the larger hip hop activities remains the same. Youths in baggy pants and sneakers covered in hoods and driving in monster sport cars... A History of Japanese...
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Popular culture 5
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...Culture: 1980s-1990s Hip hop was the dominant cultural movement from 1980s to 1990s. It was initiated primarily by the urban communities populated by the minorities in the 1980s. Performing artists invariably made social statements in the 1980s through hip hop music. For example, Melle Mel and Duke Bootee recorded the song “The Message” in 1982, which reflected the socially aware statements of “Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos” by Public Enemy and “It’s like That” by Run-DMC (“The History Hip-Hop”). The appearance of music videos played a transformational role in entertainment by glorifying the urban neighborhoods. Hip hop culture was extended beyond music to include films... Performing Arts and...
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The effects Hip Hop have a society, money, and cars today
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...Hip-hop refers to a cultural group movement that began in the early 1970s in Bronx, New York. It borrows upon the visual art, dance, political and social legacy of Africa Americans, Africans, Latino and Caribbean communities in the United States (Price 24). Hip hop started as a non commercial, independent musical and cultural form of expression. Rather it was all about enjoyment and having fun, nobody thought it could fetch money. DJ Kool Herc gets viewed to be the founder of hip hop; he could mix samples of existing records with his own shouts to the dancers and crowds. They formed the DJ Africa Bambaataa, a hip hop collective and later the Zulu Nation. Since its emergence from Bronx... Introduction...
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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...
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How hip hop has a positive influence in America
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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...
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Hip-hop lyrics
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...hip-hop has become part of the popular culture. It has made rapid strides since it originated 1970s. “It is a known fact that hip-hop has taken over, in a sense, the mainstream youth culture,” said Emmett Price, a professor at Northeastern University in Boston, who teaches hip-hop culture. “So, the young kids from the age of being able to speak to going on to high school are influenced by hip-hop culture whether they listen to music or not.” (Killion…) Researchers are busy analyzing and...
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Hip hop
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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...
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Hip-hop in Colombia
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...Hip-hop in Columbia is not only viewed as a simple music form but as a media to express powerful feelings by the youth. The hip-hop music has international reach and the Columbian artists are using it efficiently to underline their plight to the world community through rapping. History of Afro-Columbian Hip-Hop Hip-Hop appeared in Columbia by late 1980's shortly after the art form had established itself as a distinguished sub-culture in the US. Los Generales R&R, an Afro-Columbian group is reported to be one of the first groups to entertain... ?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...
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Hip-hop in Colombia
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...Hip-hop in Columbia is not only viewed as a simple music form but as a media to express powerful feelings by the youth. The hip-hop music has international reach and the Columbian artists are using it efficiently to underline their plight to the world community through rapping. History of Afro-Columbian Hip-Hop Hip-Hop appeared in Columbia by late 1980s shortly after the art form had established itself as a distinguished sub-culture in the US. Los Generales R&R, an Afro-Columbian group is reported to be one of the first groups to entertain... 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...
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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...
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GLOBAL PERSPECITVE ESSAY
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...Cultural Similarities and Differences of Hip-hop in the U.S. and France Introduction Hip Hop is one of the most popular music genres today as it draws its audience to its harmonious and stylistic musical arrangement. However, Price contends that in the backdrop of the jolly Hip Hop music lies a rich cultural heritage (1). Price added that Hip Hop is a thought-provoking music contained therein is the culture and sentiments of the displaced minorities. Considering the emergence of Hip Hop in various Western countries, this paper focuses on the Hip Hop culture in the U.S. and France. Accordingly, this paper contends that the fundamental similarity of Hip Hop culture in both countries lies... in...
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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...
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Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes Documentary Paper
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...Hip Hop on the Black Culture The presentation starts with Byron Hurt and his love of Hip-hop music. The entirety of his background shows how he was engulfed to listening, partying and singing Hip-hop music (Hurt 34). It illustrates a representation of homophobia, how the society views a man especially the “black man” and sexism. In general, the hip-hop culture is under examination from all the perspectives. The documentary on Hip Hop: Beyond Beats & Rhymes is the foundation for this research and is the result of interviews with main hip-hop and raps artists that include Busta Rhymes, Mos Def and Russell Simmons. I seek to support the thesis statement that there is a relationship... Insert The Impact of...
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Hiphop
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...Hip-Hop became an identity and a cultural phenomenon that spread all over New York and other parts. As the people began to interact and share their ideas, Hip hop developed to a level of fast uptake. During the conception of the Hip-Hop culture, there was a diverse population living in South Bronx. They were composed of Latinos, African and White people among others. They added a rich cultural mix that evolved gradually to become a cultural movement (Price 17). Hip-Hop started to go mainstream because of the appreciation it was receiving in South Bronx and out of south Bronx. People from the mix that had formed the Hip-Hop culture became intrigued... Hip-Hop Hip-Hop During the 1970s, there was...
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Hip Hop Event Review
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...hip hop music and dance Toca Tuesday is one of the most famous and much shouted for event. With the rocking background scores and use of high end music this is nothing but involving people for full enjoyment after long hard week of work. At the event there were spinning hip-hop, funk, reggae, house and many more to make it an eventful occasion. The synchronization among the participants is being excellent. The rhythm, the beats, sounds, environment all were simply co related to one another. After the origin of the hip hop culture in the late 70s, the music has gone... ?Hip Hop Event Review James Brown Dance Tribute at the Apollo Theater: The show opens with the Apollo’s Legacy Series, that attempts to...
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Hip hop
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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...
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Hip Hop Music
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...hip hop that ranged from the year 1970 and lasted till the year 1985. The new age or golden era of the hip hop school began in 1985 and lasted till the year 1993 Rappers are also known to recite poems in the course of making the hip hop performance. The other components include graffiti which is usually made on the clothing wore by the performers, and break dancing. Some instrumentals played in the version or trend that depicts hip hop are also categorized into this group hence regarded as hip hop. It is worth noting that hip hop music is part of the larger hip hop culture that comprises of fashion, music and art. Hip hop is characterized with a drum beat... Introduction This is the kind of...
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Pimps up, ho's down
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...Hip Hop Culture: Its Role and Impact on the Creation of Sexual Abusers In wanting to fit in, teenagers engage in things, which could have been forbidden. Gone were the days, where teens value themselves through morality because what it is in, at this moment, is sexual pleasure. For instance, in the book written by Tracy Denean Sharpley-Whiting entitled “Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on Young Black Women” (2007) exposed to what degree hip hop music turned into an avenue to expressing how black women were becoming objects of sexual desires. In particular, the goal of...
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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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How Did Hip-Hop Start
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...hip-hop as a uniquely American expression, it should be understood by the reader that it was influence by American individuals; however, it was ultimately first exhibited by a non-native of the United States, DJ Kool Herc; a Jamaican. Works Cited Alridge, Derrick P. "From Civil Rights To Hip Hop: Toward A Nexus Of Ideas." Journal Of African American History 90.3 (2005): 226-252. Academic Search Complete. Web. 5 May 2013. Alridge, Derrick P., and James B. Stewart. "Introduction: Hip Hop In History: Past, Present, And Future." Journal Of African American History 90.3 (2005): 190-195....
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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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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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NBA- National Basketball Association
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...culture of merging, franchising and contraction started from the need to expand. The growth of NBA into national and regional importance and the global recognition of NBA as the principal basketball league in the United States underscore the success of these management cultures- franchising, merging and contracting. One of the informal cultures of NBA is its identification with the African American and hip hop culture... ? National Basketball Association Number: The National Basketball Association, also known by its acronym NBA, is North America’s chief men’s professional basketball league. Its immenseness is underscored by it having thirty franchised member clubs, with 29 being in the United States and...
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HipHop music
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...hip-hop world. He started drifting from the white culture and requested his parents to transfer him to a black public school, something they obliged. He admired the large sneaker laces, gold jewelry and graffiti that was part of the hip-hop culture. He started buying fat sneaker laces and wearing fake gold. He practiced what other hip-hop artists were doing and soon he was a popular graffiti artist. As he grew up, he associated more with black people than with fellow whites. He toured colleges to preach the message of unity by practicing the hip-hop culture... Music in the United s Hip-hop music is a popular music genre in the American society. Hip-hop is a medium of integrating the antagonistic white...
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Dance by Design
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...Hip-Hop and its Influence on Youth Sexuality One of the most important styles of dance in the modern day is hip-hop. Despite its importance, and its influence, on youth style and sexuality, hip-hop often gets portrayed negatively in the press and hip-hop dance is often billed as being part of low culture. One of the reasons for this is that hip-hop is associated with a hyper-masculinity, which many see as being degrading to women (Rabaka, 2011) and a dangerous sexuality which is often associated with many of the negative aspects of youth culture. Because of this, there are examples of hip-hop dance being banned in public spaces (such as clubs), due to the negative effect... that it seemingly...
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U.S. History Unit 5 Db
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...cultural heritage that has to this date transformed the entire American way of life (Woods, 1956). The modern hip hop culture that has taken over America is an outstanding contribution of the African Americans. They invented the blues and made New Orleans the capital of blues and this genre later evolved to contemporary hip hop. This culture has transformed the language and fashion trends in America and around the world with new ‘hip’ way of talking, dressing and general lifestyle... . The American music industry that had previously exhibited diversity is presently converging around hip hop with country music, rock and jazz artists producing music that has...
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