While he was there, he discovered rap music, showing potential as a strong lyricist and impressing his teachers with his acting and rhyming skills. 4. Unfortunately, Tupac was not able to continue his training. He moved out west to Oakland, California in 1988 with the rest of his family, where he began to, as he called it, “hang with the wrong crowd.” He started selling drugs and got off track, joining a gang and spending time in and out of jail. 5.
Most rap songs had a simple beat with words spoken to the rhythm of the beat. These songs were usually upbeat even when the subject matter was serious. There was the impression or hope that things will get better. Soon, corporate record labels started to repackage rap music as it gained in popularity. The business minded executives were looking to create a wider appeal by erasing hip-hop's historic function.
“What comes around goes around” is a quote from eminem when people would try to bring him down and not believe in him anymore. eminem has changed the era of white rappers before him there were no good white rappers and he is still very successful today as a rapper. eminem uses his daughter as motivation a lot and raps about her in most if not every one of his songs. Growing up for biggie wasn't much different, he had gang members trying to fight him everyday because of the life that he chosen. It was... ... middle of paper ... ...own rapper at the time of his death and with the rivalry between tupac made it more major.
At a young age Em found his niche now all he had to do was discover his voice. After failing 9th grade three times for lack of involvement, Em eventually just dropped out of school all together and started to pursue a career in rap more seriously. He began battling MC’s at open-mike nights at bars or clubs. In 1995 he released his first single with the group Soul Intent. In the recording process for the song, Em was introduced to another young rapper, Proof, who asked him to join his six-member crew of D12.
Middle class youth seems to be enjoying this music more and more each day. Rap and Hip Hop at times can speak about the harsh lives these artists have lived through, or it can talk about the money and fame that comes with it. Why does middle class youth enjoy this genre so much? Some people would think that these kids are living vicariously through these artists. Listening to this music allows them to romanticize the life of “the gangster” with no real risk to themselves.
Today DJ’s are seen as artists, who have opportunities to tour the world displaying their talent. Caleb Philogene is a 20-year-old determined college student. He has possessed a love for music from the start of his childhood. When he was 14 years old he began recording Christian rap music. He would burn several blank cd and pass them out around his small high school.
When Eminem was nine his Uncle Ronnie gave him a gift that would change his life. The gift was a soundtrack to a breakdancing-exploitation movie called Breaking’ It (Lane). It contained the track “Reckless by Ice T, the first rap song Eminem ever heard (Lane). From there, Eminem started liking rap and became more and more fascinated over the years. Although as Eminem was trying to get into rapping, he faced a lot of discrimination against him for being white but his talent and support from his friends helped him go through it.
Overall, Rich Boy's album will offer a glimpse into all the experiences of making him who he is, while making sure your neck snaps to the beats and grooves. "Certain songs might tell you a little something about my upbringing. Certain songs might tell you how I relate to others life experiences. On the album I never get specific on all my dirt because I don't feel I need to talk about that. I want to put the spotlight on Mobile, and give the listeners an idea of what's going on here from a young black mans perspective."
The way biggie used words and his voice brought all different kinds of people together and that’s the reaction you want when you are in the music industry. He wanted to make a difference and that’s exactly what he did. The Notorious B.I.G will forever be a legend and never forgotten. Even when Hip-hops reputation has been dragged through the gutter from by people thinking all rappers sing about is partying and drinking and girls, drugs and etc. But Biggie changed that and people are trying to reach that goal again in music but mostly in rap.
Nobody wants to be an addict. Drugs are dangerous and young teens listening to rap music and hearing about what a good time life is and how the whole lifestyle is life changing, it is intriguing. The way the rap industry portrays the whole drug lifestyle makes it seem like there’s no other way to live. Men aspire to be like the artists. They listen to the music and hear how they treat women and how they treat their parents and its impacts them.