With the violent drug wars in the last ten years in Mexico, narcocorridos have been the music trend to many, mainly the young generation. People get influence by this music and want to live the expensive and exotic life these drug lords live by. In this research paper I am going to explain how the emergence of narcocorridos has influenced the young generation and societies in the United States and Mexico. The narcocorrido is a subgenre of a corrido. The corrido first started in the late nineteenth century, but reach its peak in the Mexican Revolution 1910 when political leaders like Pancho Villa and Emiliano Zapata were in action in Mexico (Stavans).
The Worldwide Popularity of Latin Music The most played and listened to music right now almost everywhere in the world is Latin music. It is especially characterized by its rhythm and its exotic instruments. (Revels-Bey) Nowadays, this kind of music is grabbing people’s attention especially in the marketing area because we can see that people are starting to use it in commercials, TV shows, movies, etc. Most people are ignorant of the origins of Latin Music. They just enjoy it but they never wonder how this pleasant music got its mixed sounds and styles together.
There are many beautiful, exciting cultures, but the culture I belong is in the beautiful Mexican culture. There are so many kinds of music that we listen to in my culture. The most traditional type of music we listen to is the mariachi. The mariachi comes from Jalisco, Mexico. It’s one of the most recognized type of music in Mexico.
That is another reason that I enjoyed their music so much. There have been many groups in the past, and there are many groups today that don?t know how to make music. All they can do is make racket and scream into a microphone. There were a couple of Beatles songs that did have a very serious meaning and others that were just about drugs and good times. Unless you were sitting down and really analyzing their music you were not able to figure out that they were singing about drugs.
They were a dense population and were characterized by varying cultures (Miller, 2015). The county has developed tremendously since the Spanish conquest. The government has also changed continuously over the years. History The Toltecs conquered a large part of Mexico by AD 1100. They had even established a capital at Tula and another in Teotihuacan, a town positioned close to modern day Mexico City.
Salsa, tango, and bachata have very different historic backgrounds, but come from the same culture. Latin music is popular for various genres in Latin America, mainly in Cuba, and is unique for the type of rhythmic structure it builds. The music is so alive that is pulls at the feet and hips of dancers, driving them to the dance floor. When dancing to the music their hips sway in time, and their feet mark the beat. If people did not grow up with this type of music, its complex rhythms can be intimidating.
Jazz does have many forms, so many that some people wouldn't consider just saying they like jazz, they would say they enjoyed bebop, ragtime, blues, or other types of jazz. Jazz has survived longer than many types of music, and it has always influenced the ways people involved in jazz compose or perform. It has also brought out many famous people. Although jazz is not the most influencing music currently in the nation, its history proves that it is a great form of music with many origins, a multigenerational life span, numerous styles, many legendary musicians, and its own creative, independent interpretation. Jazz is over 100 years old, probably making it one of the longest, lasting forms of music so far.
Most commonly found in the Afro-Latin genre, as a result of influence from African culture, can be seen throughout Latin America. A popularized western form of this type of music, is that of mariachi. Finally, Latin American culture is known for its vibrancy in their music. The music is generally quite expressive of feelings, strong moral messages found in protest songs, and their colorful, elaborate
Migration is a significant topic in every history textbook, from US history to world history. It has played a key role in many influential events as well as affected the world we live in now. For example, in the late 1800s many different ethnic groups migrated to the United States. Thanks to that great migration, the United States displays many different cultures as well as cultures that blended together to form the melting pot we know today. However, migration didn’t just occur in the late 1800s.
It was also a time when profound economic and social changes were creating a desperate need for corresponding changes in political arrangements and new classes (eg. Manufacturing) were beginning to demand a voice in government proportionate to their wealth. The reign of Queen Victoria was very long. England went through a great progress, but the period was not so quiet and peaceful at all. During the Crimean ... ... middle of paper ... ... living standards, they chase all what is new and undiscovered.