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    Tupac Shakur Essay

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    incorporate "Makaveli". Shakur had a intense sense of connection... ... middle of paper ... ...ves. The Notorious B.I.G and Makaveli publically humiliated each other whether it be in the social media or incorporated in his music. Because of the two altercation other rappers such as Puff Daddy, Mobb Deep, Dr. Dre and Jay-Z were caught in the cross fires because of their relationship with The Notorious B.I.G. There are numerous parallels between Shakur and Machiavelli. Machiavelli theories in The Prince has

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    From her 1999 collection of essays entitled When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost...My Life as a Hip-Hop Feminist, music writer Joan Morgan explores the notion that while many people condemn the destructive lyrics commonly associated with hip-hop as excessively vulgar displays of masculinity, these musical messages may actually serve as outlets for young African American men to express their pain and depression. Morgan continues in her essay by outlining suggested responses for her audience of young

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    Today's society is no stranger to violence and corruption. We see it in our streets, on our television and movie screens, and we hear it in music. However, a clearer connection is being made between this corruption and wealth. Our culture is beginning to associate dishonesty and criminal acts with money and material goods. Images of wealth and fame through murder and mayhem are pounded into Americans' heads through a the story-lines of Mafia movies and the lyrics of popular music idols. Producers

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    How Hip-Hop Negatively Influences Today 's Teen “We teenagers are growing up in a society where the media has a great impact on our lives,”said a teenage author of an article on Teen Ink. Hip-Hop, is the most influential source of media that is affecting today’s teenagers. How is it affecting them? The Hip-Hop and Rap music industry rap about drugs, money, women, and cars causing them to want to experiment with new drugs, steal, sell drugs, have sex, vandalize, disobey the law and try to be someone

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    "Juicy- Biggie Smalls" [Notorious B.I.G.] Poetry Assignment Kristina Giordano The song I chose is called “Juicy” by Biggie Smalls, the title seems misleading but it actually related to the song because the melody was taken from another song called juicy fruit. It could have more of a meaning that he had some information or story that he wanted to tell because juicy could also mean secret or interesting, telling people how he grew up on the streets as Christopher Wallace. The main topic of the

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    The American Dream to me is the “perfect life”. To have a great job that I enjoy as well as a great house to support my family. The American Dream should motivate everyone to succeed in life so they can live a sustainable life. An ideal job that you like and enjoy, should be a part of your American Dream. A big enough house for you and your desirable family to live comfortable, should be a part of your American Dream. The American Dream in my eyes is three-bedroom house with a big backyard

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    Biggie and Tupac (2002) directed by British film maker, Nick Broomfield, digs deeper into the unsolved murder cases of rap artists, Tupac Amaru Shakur and Christopher "Biggie Smalls" Wallace. Broomfield, who is known for his controversial and exposing documentaries, goes out of his way to try and solve the case with the help of eyewitnesses, family and friends of the late artists. With revealing interviews and eventually identifying a few of the people responsible for Tupac and Biggie Smalls' murders

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    Hegemonic Masculinity in the Jay-Z/Nas Beef A conversation between two men often seems shallow and unimportant. However, male conversation can actually provide good insight as to what men feel is masculine. As Jennifer Coates explains in her book Men Talk: Stories in the Making of Masculinity, one can determine what masculine behavior is by observing dialogue between males. She points out, “in friendly talk men position themselves in relation to hegemonic masculinity” (41). This also holds true

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    At the outset, in Jennifer Scoggin’s memoir It 's Not All Flowers and Sausages: My Adventures in Second Grade, she recounts a surfeit of great experiences she has had since the inception of her career as a second-grade teacher at an inner-city public elementary school up until this present day. In the prologue of It 's Not All Flowers and Sausages she voices her idea of a “teacher soundtrack”, a musical collage comprised of approximately 40 melodies that speak into the lives of public school educators

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    I felt dizzy, so I got up and looked around. I thought it was around 4:56 pm. I looked to my left and to my right. I even looked forward and behind me. I didn't recognize any of my surroundings. I should have listened to my brown haired mom when she said, “Joey, don't mess with anything you don't know." Now I, irresponsible Joey, was stuck in a place I had no clue about. I was inside a large circle, which was divided into columns. There were six columns and each column had a different environment

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