Audiences became more ethnically and economically diverse. Gangsta rap was successfully marketed to rebellious teens in both the inner cities and the suburbs. Business minded artists were pressured to take on the role of "gangsta" or "playa" or "pimp" which lead to large paychecks. Why does this version of rap sell? Because America, especially it's youth, loves sex, drugs and violence.
This book is appealing to a person who want to know how hip hop has changed in the past decade and it points out many different attitudes toward hip hop in the Unites States. “The Hip Hop Wars What We Talk About - And Why It Matters” by Tricia Rose explores what hip hop has done to society in recent years and what people think it has caused. Though it has become one of the most commercially successful genres in mainstream music Tricia Rose explains that the topics in hip hop music have narrowed. Commercial hip hop mainly consist of black gangstas, thugs, pimps, and hoes. In the book she looks into the different points of views of people who think whether hip hop invokes violence or if it reflects life in a black ghetto and if it slows down advancement for African Americans in US.
The money from the films helped Diaz to build highways, railroads, telegraph lines, oil fields, and rejuvenate the mining industry. New industries were also created and in fifty years Mexico had transformed itself from a third world country to the ideal model of a developing country (Summary 3-4). Although these things helped to build up Mexico, they also were the factors in the destruction of Diaz. The people in power became wealthy but the rest of the population remained impoverishe... ... middle of paper ... ...r lifestyle (Baxman 2-3). Everyone in Mexico was affected by The Mexican Revolution.
Drugs became very popular for bands to use in the 1960s and 70s which caused many people to have problems. The Beatles had a good boy image and all of sudden became this band who experimented with drugs. One of the most popular psychedelic artists was Jimi Hendrix. Jimi Hendrix would use the drug LSD as would many other bands. LSD would give people this feeling that would be out of this world and send them to another
It then comes full circle when the people attending shows get sold pills or dope. The drugs become a way for artists to enhance their careers and get out of the hood. Another reason is that it creates a connection between the rapper and their audiences, where they are
Other bit music inspirations were: Bob Dylan, The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, and Buffalo Springfield. (1960’s Music) The 1960’s was a decade to remember. It was very contraversal, but indeed, it was very successful. The 1960’s was known for all of the parties, drugs, music, and culture, but the three main things that people remember were the gangs, fashion, and the music. A few more things that happened to make this decade special were all the Civil Rights moments that happened, a war occurred, and more music was made in this decade than any other one.
American settlers decided to move to Texas because this place was big and rich with resources and possibilities. It was also largely part of Mexico. Moses Austin went on the long trip to San Antonio to get permission from Mexican government to bring a group of American settlers into ... ... middle of paper ... ...xicans. The U.S. claimed that the southern boundary of Texas was the Rio Grande. During the war, Mexican forces lost many soldiers but surrendered only after much negotiation.
These media channels focus on playing music that has violent content, vulgar lyrics, and obscene images (Hampton, Gullotta, & Ramos, 2006). This helps the media channels to attract more fans and make more profits from hip-hop at the expense of facilitating development of crime and disrespect towards women.
The increase in the demand for drugs, has led to the increase in production of synthetic drugs as well as an increase in the profits for those involved in the drug trade themselves. With the demand for drugs on the rise throughout the international community the time has come for problem solving bodies such as the United Nations to step in and take action. Past United Nations Actions For the past decade the United Nations has been heavily involved in the fight against the illicit drug... ... middle of paper ... ...d NGOs to encourage farmers to reduce the cultivation of illicit opium in favor of alternative crops, but more action needs to be taken. · Middle Eastern Bloc With the rise of the black market and mafia in certain areas, drug consumption has taken a major rise in recent years. Demand for opium, cannabis, heroin and cocaine have risen drastically.
Corridos have been around for a long period of time. Although, if you ask a person they probably couldn’t tell you how or where they started or what its roots are. Corridos also have changed over time and they have also become very political and controversial due to its ties to drug trafficking, cartel’s, and violence. It is said that corridos have been around for over 100 years. According to Sheehy, corridos formed and gained popularity around the times of the revolucion, “The revolution beginning in 1910, however, provided the intense popular interest that catapulted the corrido figures as Francisco Madero, Francisco Villa, Emiliano Zapata, and myriad others” (Olsen & Sheehy 198).