A Brief Note On Hip Rap Culture And Hip Hop

1862 Words Dec 8th, 2014 8 Pages
Willis 1
Jasmine Willis
MUS 2101
23 November 2014
Final Research Paper
Hip Hop Culture “Hip-hop gave a generation a common ground that didn 't require either race to lose anything; everyone gained.” -Jay-Z. I truly believe that the culture of hip hop really does have the power to bring people together. Hip hop is capable of bringing unity and even a sense of community amongst different people and different culture. The world is very diverse place filled with a mixture of various backgrounds, environments, beliefs, practices, etc., but Hip Hop can provide a common ground with a culture that can benefit everyone, and I think that this movement of Hip Hop has begun and is still occurring. I chose to do this research topic for my final project out of sheer curiosity and interest in the subject. I do love all of the multi-faceted aspects of Hip Hop. The origin, the art, culture, the people, all of it. However, I did feel like I was missing out on the facts, history, and even the education, some might say, I was highly interested in learning more about the culture of Hip Hop, and was greatly excited when I decided to research and present on this topic. Throughout this research, the information that will be presented will cover the history of Hip Hop, including some influential people and places, while also going through some key elements of Hip Hop and a timeline that will result in the Hip Hop of today. This basis and foundation of Hip Hop will evaluate and inform how Hip…

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