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  • RAPPING ABOUT RAP

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    Rap music is on its way to becoming one of the most popular forms of music on the market today. Although rap has only been popular for the last 15 years, it can be traced back to the days of slavery and even further to the tribes of Africa. Rap is used now as it was used for the past few centuries, as a form of communication. This music has been a way for the young African-American's to speak out about their lives and the struggles they go through. Like rock-n-roll and other forms of music that achieve

  • Essay About Hip Hop

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    circumstances and its disservices. One positive thing is Hip-Hop/Rap gives kids another outlet and another approach to convey what needs be. Yet, a noteworthy disservice is that children need to end up plainly like the hooligans these rappers are rapping about. There is a contrast between Hip-Hop and rap yet they go so well together that individuals regularly simply place them into a similar classification. The most ideal approach to portray it is rap is the thing that you are stating and it is your

  • Hip-Hop

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    Music, Dancing, Rapping? Well, it's all of that and more hip-hop is a culture. According to Webster's dictionary, culture is defined as "the concepts, habits, skills, arts, instruments, institutions, etc. of a given people in a given period; civilization." One artist defined hip-hop as "a set of expressions in vocalization, instrumentation, dancing and the visual arts." More specifically, hip hop is a combination of graffiti, breakdancing, djing and mcing (also known as rapping), that creates a

  • Lifes Too Short

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    Life's Too Short Often times when the normal parent or upstanding citizen turns on the TV and sees a young black man rapping about the hood they are usually turned off. Stereotypes come in to play and the channel is switched without even considering what message that human being is trying to convey. When listening to rapper Too Short and his song "Gettin it", you here a lot of stereotypes being defied. The song is about getting out of the hood and making a good life for yourself. Most of society

  • Pitbull

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    went to school at Coral Park High School, where he graduated and made the tough decision to not continue on to college. Pitbull persued his rapping dreams until he was noticed by a famous rapper and from there his career really began. Pitbull is most prominent for his rapping, but he has also played parts in many movies and has developed his own school. Rapping was a key component as Pitbull grew up and he drew his creativity from popular rappers like Nas and Big Pun. His first big musical break was

  • The Culture Of Hip-Hop As A Culture

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    When you hear the expression "Hip-Hop ", music, moving, rapping frequently ring a bell. All things considered, it's the greater part of that and more...Hip-Hop is a culture. As per Webster's word reference, culture is characterized as "the ideas, propensities, aptitudes, expressions, instruments, organizations, and so forth of a given people in a given period; development." One craftsman characterized Hip-Hop as "an arrangement of articulations in vocalization, instrumentation, moving and the visual

  • Cultural Politics In Hip Hop's Impact On Politics

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    In this assessment i will be talking about how hip hop has had a cultural impact on politics. Cultural politics in hip hop hasn't that much changed in the topics rapper speak about it's how they speak about it that's changed the most in the essay i will discuss two generations of conscious rappers this being tupac Shakur and Kendrick Lamar and how they use there music and the videos for that music to speak on matters and try and change the world. I will briefly talk about the history of hip hop

  • Compare And Contrast Hip Hop And Rap

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    say “Did you hear what he just rapped?” and there is also a future tense “I’ll start rapping right after you are done.” That is what rap is. Now Hip-Hop is something else. Hip-Hop is a culture. There is Hip-Hop dancing, Hip-Hop music, Hip-Hop abs, etc. Other things associated with Hip-Hop would be breakdancing, graffiti, and of course rapping. Often people get these things mixed up but they are different. Rapping dates all the way back from the civil war era. Slaves would rhyme words just to pass

  • Wild Style, directed by Charlie Ahearn

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    Print. Flores, Juan. "Puerto Rocks: Rap, Roots, and Amnesia." Rpt. in That’s the Joint!: The Hip-Hop Studies Reader. Ed. Murray Forman and Mark Anthony Neal. New York, NY: Routledge, 2004. 69-86. Print. Ford, Robert Jr. "Jive Talking N.Y. DJs Rapping Away in Black Discos." Rpt. in That’s the Joint!: The Hip-Hop Studies Reader. Ed. Murray Forman and Mark Anthony Neal. New York, NY: Routledge, 2004. 43-44. Print. Wild Style, Dir. Charlie Ahearn. Perf. Easy A.D., A.J. and Almighty K.G. Rhino, 1983

  • Rap Music Style and Its Interpreters

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    Because of personal recollections and the myth-making aspect of Hip hop.” Rap music is more than just a genre of music, it has become a way of life for many people. Rapping is “a vocal style in which the artist speaks lyrically, in rhyme and verse, generally to an instrumental or synthesized beat.” Rap goes way back to Africa “Rapping can be traced back to its African roots. Centuries before Hip hop music existed, the griots of West Africa were telling stories rhythmically, over drums and sparse

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