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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

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    Hip hop is a musical style and a subculture with almost a 30 year history. The hip hop culture started between the late 70s and early 80s in New York City. This was an era when block parties became increasingly popular among Black Americans and Latinos that resided in the Bronx. Hip hop music began to emerge when disk jockey is played percussive breaks of popular songs and music genres such as funk and soul using two turntables to extend the breaks. By looping breaks on two turntables, the DJs created

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    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

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    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

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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

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    Hip hop is a culture style that started in the 1970’s. Majority of different funk groups began playing disco music at that time it was popular. During this time funk music was technology driven more electronic sounds was being used on the drum machines. Funk was the new dance in the early 70’s. This particular style of singing in which was being used is called rapping, this begun in African American, Urban Areas, Jamaican American, Latino American and many others cities of the United States. The

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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

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    Evolution Of Hip Hop

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    “The thing about hip hop is that it’s from the underground ideas from the underbelly from people who have mostly been locked out, who have not been recognized.” (Russell Simmons, co-founder of Def Jam Recordings). Hip hop was formed in the Bronx and ghettos of New York City during the 1970s. It began with African Americans and Latinos at block parties when technology and drum machines became available and affordable. Hip hop doesn’t stay the same and constantly changes with new elements being added

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    Femininity In Hip Hop

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    Hip hop and rap music have always been a magnet for controversy, both within the music and the actions of hip hop artists themselves. Although there are a wide variety of hip hop and rap music, it is important to note that despite this, the messages used have been identified as homogenous. Hip hop has also been a medium for messages, such as cultural, political, and social. This essay will focus on the scope of hip hop from its roots, cultural significance, reproduction of gender and racial constructs

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    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

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