Compaing Hip Hop and Rock Music Essay

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People all over the world listen to various types of music. The most popular kinds of music in America are hip hop and rock. As they seem to be totally different types of music they have a lot of similarities . Hip Hop and Rock music have more differences than similarities. Hip Hop and Rock music are today’s people choice of music. People will find that teens and adults from the age of 20 to 34 listen to these two types of music. Not too often will you see or hear a teen listening to Blues, Opera, Reggae, or Oldies. Reason being is that they were raised up in toady’s society where really all they will here is either Hip Hop or Rock. There is a lot of argument that these two different types of music are the same old sing…show more content…
Rock music is more than always slower than Hip Hop. Its sounds and beats are more hard, meaning that they are more of a drum and guitar in the music. Often times they will have a chorus that is repeated in the song more than 3 times, when Hip Hop is sung off the top of a Rap Artist’s head meaning what ever comes to mind. Rock music is one of a kind music that can be known for “head banging” music. Usually this means that a person listening to this type of music will be shaking their head really hard up and down to the beat of song, usually shaking their hair. Rock music is also classified as “punk rock” music and is a very fast beat song witch in my opinion sounds like racket. On the other hand Hip Hop will usually be heard blaring out of a car with tremendous bass. This type of music is either a slow or medium pace beat. Hip Hop has a repetitive beat and flows a lot smoother. Unlike rock the beat will change all through out the song making it different from Hip Hop. Hip Hop music is generated from the so called “RAP” music wich is the same thing as Hip Hop. Rap has an automatic stereo type to it when it is just said. Because when someone says rap music, they automatically think of the music to be about foul language and drugs. When its really a talent to be able to rap. Hip Hop is about life and growing up in the ghetto, as rock is more about love or hate. Rap artist’s will rap about their house’s, their expensive cars, their five

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