Hip-Hop Essay

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  • Hip Hop Vs Hip Hop

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    The history of Hip-Hop and Rap started in the 1970`s in the Bronx of New York City. Rap shares its roots with other forms of traditionally African-American music, such as jazz, blues, and soul. Rap may also be closely linked to reggae music, a genre that also developed from the combination of traditional African drumming. The development of rap and reggae has been an intertwined path of two different styles, which have grown from and have thrived, in similar circumstances. Finally, just as reggae

  • Pop Hop And The Hip Hop

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    Through a multiperspectval lens the ladies in the hip-hop industry have to work extra hard to be seen as artist instead of just their sex. People that are involved in Hip-hop feminism in the industry draw on the strengths of both the feminist legacy and of the contemporary movement hip-hop. Hip-hop and black feminism have intertwined and evolved together to create its own self-identification and political sphere, that emphasizes the personal is the political, however, there is still a divide between

  • Hip Of Hip Hop Music

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    Hip Hops Redemption Hip hop music is described as, “a subculture especially of inner-city youths who are typically devotees of rap music”. (Merriam.com) Hip hop music is one of the most listened to genres in history. Hip-hop music started in the mid 1970’s, but some say that it started much earlier. Many people today would argue that Hip Hop is disgraceful now a days, and that it has no positive message given. Me personally, I would agree since the days have changed over time. I could also argue

  • Hip Hop And Rap Hop

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    The genre that I am going to select is Hip Hop/Rap. The 5 top ten from the 80s are The Message by Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, Self-Destruction by KRS-One and the Stop the Violence Movement, Push It by Salt-N-Pepa, I’m Bad by LL Cool J, Fight The Power by Public Enemy, Straight Out Of Compton by NWA. The 5 top ten from 2015 are Know Yourself by Drake, Trap Queen by Fetty Wap, Alright by Kendrick Lamar, Blessings by Big Sean Featuring Drake, and Feeling Myself by Nicki Minaj featuring

  • The Hip-Hop : The Four Types Of Hip Hop Culture

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    and women of Bronx, New York created the cultural phenomenon called hip hop, because of the changes in the environment during the 1970s. Some of these changes include population diversity, advancement in media technology, changing economy, and the citizens’ ideas of their rights. Hip-Hop is a multi-layered art form. It consists of four layers. These four layers are DJing/Beatmaking, break dancing, graffiti, and rapping. Hip-Hop has become a worldwide sensation. It can be found in about every city

  • Essay on Hip hop

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    greatly progressed. Music still tells a story, we know just have many genres to satisfy the cultural and social tastes of our modern society. Hip Hop is a genre of music that has significantly grown the last couple of decades. It's increased popularity has brought it to the forefront of globalization. Technological advances has made it easy for Hip Hop to spread out globally. This occurrence of globalization is a key example that as our cultural borders are broken down by technology, our own

  • The Music Of The Hip Hop

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    “I said the hip hop, Hippie to the hippie, the hip, hip hop, and you don’t stop, a rock it to the bang, bang boogie, say you jump the boogie, to the rhythm of the boogie, the beat.” “Rapper’s Delight” is a song recorded in 1979 by American hip hop trio The Sugarhill Gang. It was the original 12-inch single was 15 minutes of incontestable urban-playboy bragging. “Rapper’s Delight” was not the first single but, it is generally considered to be the song that made hip hop in the United States popular

  • Hip Hop: The Positive Impacts Of Hip-Hop Culture

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    Introduction Hip-Hop culture is constructed by different elements including Mcing (Rapping), Djing, Breakdancing, Beatboxing and Graffiti. (George, 2006) Hip-hop culture does not only reflect the spirit of African American youth and working class but also severed as a cultural form to express their views on politics and the society. It is believed that Hip-hop is an evolving spirit that connects the past and the presents to the urban youth. It is not only a genre of music, but also a combination

  • History Of Hip Hop

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    most people when they hear the term Hip-hop they think of ghetto music that only thugs like. I’m hear to show you that is not the case. Ever since the 1970’s it has been molded in a unique way each decade by various artist. Hip-Hop is new compared to most genres of music and that’s also one of the reasons I think it is still resented by the older generation. In this essay I will be dividing Hip-hop or “Rap” into three categories, past, present, and the future. Hip-hop has a rich history, but what it

  • Hip Hop Essay

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    In the last three decades, Hip Hop music has evolved into one of the largest youth influencers. Uplifting the youth, Hip Hop provides a voice to a group of people trying to deliver a message. Whether it is politcally, culturally, racially, or socially, the music speaks for people with a variety of beliefs and passions. Hip Hop and Rap music espands people’s horizons, and promotes the idea of equality between interacial communities. The Hip-Hop music movements emergence can be traced back to the