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  • Rap Essay

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    global art form for many around the globe. However, much like every other form of music, rap has listeners who don’t approve of it, therefore accusing the genre of causing violent-oriented influence on the youth. This is where Eminem would be introduced to the topic; Eminem is one of the world's best-selling music artists. He has been listed and ranked as one of the greatest artists of all time by many magazines, Selling more than 80 million albums and over 120 million singles worldwide. Being as

  • Influence of Music on the Youth Today

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    Influence of Music on the Youth Today In this essay I will be talking about the influence of music and its contrasting message it has on the youth of today. 50 cent is a rapper, while Ms. Dynamite is an R&B singer. I would say that 50 cent appeals to gangsters and young urban teenagers, whereas Ms. Dynamite appeals to women and Girls. I think that 50 cents influence on people is promoting a gangster lifestyle and making things like murder and theft happen, he is creating a bad world for

  • Lyrical Violence

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    Lyrical Violence Music is a prominent force in adolescent lives; according to the American Medical Association, American adolescents spend a total of four and a half hours a day listening to music and watching music videos. Parents are increasingly weary of suggestive, violent, lyrical content in popular music. A University of California study recently showed that 48% of Americans, including the younger generation, say that violence in popular music should be regulated. In Paducah, the affect of

  • Marshall Mathers

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    Marshall Mathers Marshall Mathers, better known as Eminem, was born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri to a single mother. He spent the majority of his youth living in various states before eventually settling down in the harsh streets of Detroit at the age of 12. At age nine, Em was first introduced to rap by his Uncle Ronni who played the Breakin’ soundtrack for him and immediately Em loved it. He began obsessively studying and lip-synching LL Cool J‘s and Ice T’s skilled and complex

  • goo goo

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    Benjamin Franklin once said, “If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed.” Censorship is the practice of officially examining books, movies, etc., and suppressing unacceptable parts. Therefor, someone decides what is offensive and what is not. Nevertheless, what is offensive? Offensive to whom? When are lines drawn on what is deemed “dirty”? The history of musical censorship dates back to Plato’s vision of an

  • Gangster Rap vs Hip-Hop

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    some reason violence, sex, crime, and drugs are associated with rap. Rappers feel that they have to take on this gangster image in order to succeed. Not true! Violence is the main element of gangster rap. Most hardcore gangster artists such as Eminem, Rza and Ja Rule revolve their music around violence. As portrayed in even the names of some songs like Ja Rule's hit "Murder for Life" and Rza's "Domestic Violence". Don't get me wrong, these lyrical poets do have talent but if they could stray

  • Sticking Out like a White Guy in a Rap Group

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    hair flashes by. Marshall Bruce Mathers III, or better known as Eminem, is the top grossing white rapper in the music industry, breaking into the rap game like a bolt of white lightening and staying at the top for almost two decades. Eminem’s music career shows a creative lyrical genius that involves swear words, explicit content, and perverse meaning is shared through his three personas, “Slim Shady” the crazy, uncensored one; Eminem, the struggling rapper; and Marshall Mathers the working class

  • Hip Hop Sexism Analysis

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    also seemingly miss blatant and direct uses of these words. In many people 's opinions, Eminem is the greatest Hip Hop artist of all time, and arguably his best album, The Marshall Mathers LP, features one of his most disgusting and hateful songs. In the opening track of the album, “Kill You”, Eminem raps, “ Slut, you think I won 't choke no whore/ 'Til the vocal cords don 't work in her throat no more?” (Eminem “Kill You”). Despite the hate that is evident in these 19 words, we as a group enabled

  • Hip-Hop Culture

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    dominant in the mainstream. Eminem, one of the best pop rapper today, has achieved ten number-one albums on the Billboard 200. He is also the most provocative and controversial musical performer at the end of the twenty century and at the beginning of the twenty-first century, being criticized as homophobia because he explicitly uses words like “faggot” and “lez” in his lyrics [3]. He also has drug addiction, but get clean in 2008. Despite those negative images, Eminem is one of the best-selling artists

  • Marshall Bruce Mathers III Life and Accomplishments

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    Bruce Mathers III, better known as rap performer Eminem, was born on October 17, 1972, in Kansas City, Missouri (Lane). From the very first days of his life, Marshall suffered many hardships. When Eminem was only six months old, Marshall Mathers Jr., Eminem’s dad left his family to move to California and contact between them ended. Eminem and his mom Debbie Nelson moved frequently and often lived in poor, crime- ridden neighborhoods (Lane). Eminem was born in Kansas City moved to live in detroit