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    Grime and trap music have slowly found their way to the top of mainstream popular music culture over the last decade. Grime is now one of Britain’s largest and well known musical styles as it is taking over from American Hip Hop and can be widely heard over radio stations such as “Capital 95.8fm” and “Kiss 100 Fm”. What Jazz was from the 1920s to 40’s or what R&B was between the 70’s to 80’s. Like most genres of music which have made mainstream popularity such as Rock n Roll, Grime too tends to

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    It is from this thought process in which Dizzee Rascal aptly named his first album, Boy In Da Corner; eloquently incubating the feeling of claustrophobia simply within the title. Literature has already been published laying the foundations on the fact that Grime is a purely ethnographical form, this has always been the case since its emergence in the early 00’s and the aforementioned Boy In Da Corner release “depict[ing] a bleak world, devoid of aspiration: no one in their right minds would

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    DAAAAA DA DA DA DA DAAAAAAAA DA DA. I still remember the feeling in my stomach as I watched the flashing chandelier rise to the ceiling right above my head.  To think that I did not want to be there in the first place. Boy had my mom proved me wrong. It had all started at my Grandparents 50th anniversary celebration… I sat in the corner observing my surroundings. A platter of food in the center of the square room. People gathered in small groups chatting waiting for dessert to come out. I am always

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    Flavio’s Home is a short essay written by Gordon Parks about a twelve year old boy and his family, who live in severe poverty. Parks uses Flavio’s Home to show the devastating effects from poverty and how action needs to be taken to help those in need. Parks shows how he feels about poverty in the opening sentence of the essay by stating, “I’ve never lost my fierce grudge against poverty. It is the most savage of all human afflictions, claiming victims who cant mobilize their efforts against it

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    Leonardo da Vinci Essay

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    Who would have thought that a rural boy would become one of the greatest minds of history? This boy was born during the Italian Renaissance, a time of great rebirth and renewed interest in cultural arts (Leonardo artist page 3). His name was Leonardo da Vinci, and he was born in April 15, 1452 (Leonardo artist page 9). Many would call Leonardo “a jack of all trades; master of none,” yet possibly he was a master of all (Leonardo artist page 4). He had achieved many talents and countless accomplishments

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    themselves standing as human shields to protect people who are not their parents, families, neighbors, nor from their country, nor part of their faith. Da 'esh are people came to Ar Raqqa to sabotage, destroy and erase an extensive history of a country with an ancient civilization from thousands of years. Seldom recognized, is the number of those boys Da’esh turns them into executioners, thugs, criminals and murderers, and in the case of their disobedience, their fate will result in receiving torture

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    chance. But Gran-Da didn’t care. When his first match went out, he

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    Fairy Tale Analysis

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    is a universal sentiment that transcends languages and cultures. There are thousands of folktales and fairy tales that are firmly rooted in individual cultures, yet the tale of Cinderella has been told through many centuries and throughout the far corners of the world. With thousands of versions of this classic tale in print worldwide, the tale is believed to have originated with the story of Rhodopis, a Greek slave girl who is married to an Egyptian King. The story of Rhodopis, which means rosy-cheeks

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    King Jr. and Malcolm X are still important and why racism still needs to be fought, which becomes important later in the movie. The scene cuts to the main character, Mookie, waking his sister up before he leaves for work. Mookie works as a delivery boy for the neighborhood pizzeria owned by and Italian –American named Sal and his sons, Pino and Vito. As they are opening the store Pino laments that he did

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    Gangsta Rap Thesis

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    Greg Tate of the Encyclopedia Brittanica (insider for hip-hop music) stated best that “...the romanticization of the outlaw at the centre of much of gangsta rap appealed to rebellious suburbanites as well as to those who had firsthand experience of the harsh realities of the ghetto.” Here, Tate explains the true meaning behind the genre ‘gangsta rap’. Though brutal and straightforward, this music selection was an expression of freedom for those stuck in low-income homes, poverty stricken neighborhoods

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