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    A. As discoursed in lectures, preceding literary collections, and films, hip-hop is beyond just ‘rap’: it is a philosophy with a history determined by countless inspirational and influential themes and communities. The term ‘hip-hop’ was said to have been produced by Keith Cowboy, a rapper within Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, and the subculture apart from this genre of music was said to have been first established through Zulu Nation and Afrika Bambaataa. By now, it is understood that

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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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    Since when did it become cool to be the user? Hip hop music is extremely influential. What is hip hop? It’s a culture that showcases creative expression in the coolest forms, mainly through your eye or ear gates. In hip hop’s earlier formative years it expressed a once hidden subculture of drug use from a negative detrimental outlook. The subculture would paint pictures of horrific zombie like creatures being hooked on drugs doing all things deplorable to chase a feeling, all expressed while using

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    that is the art of hip-hop, hip-hop involves of the following dance moves pop and lock, the robot, dougie and the stankey leg, I could go on but I won't. Hip hop has been around since 1520, it was born on the streets of New york to find out more go to the following website http://www.pbs.org/opb/historydetectives/investigation/birthplace-of-hip-hop/. Hip Hop gets the adrenaline pumping through the veins, as the music is really loud and wakes you up, some people use the hip hop community to make more

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    in common, they are all considered hip hop musicians. Hip hop has influenced and changed the pop music scene in the past few decades. Hip Hop or Rap is characterized by words that are conveyed in a rapid rhyming manner over electronic or instrumental music. It is marked as the music of the african american culture, however today it continues to grow in popularity among a variety of ethnic groups. From the beginning, the main impression of the Hip Hop subculture often involved the black youth or young

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    insider of the subculture know as hip-hop. Quin Smith is a 24-year-old African American male employee at Geico, as a Sales Representative and close friend. He is 5’2, with short wavy black hair, that typically wear collar t- shirts, dark blue jeans, and his favorite pair of white shoes. Now, to you he may seem like a short nerd with no life (lol) but, not true. I mean, he is a nerd, but a handsome vibrant nerd that loves to have fun At the age of eleven Mr. Smith started listening to hip-hop music after

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    Hip-hop Rap Music and Subculture The topic I have chosen for this review is the association between a particular music genre and a subculture. In particular, the issue of focus is the association of the hip-hop rap genre with the black youth subculture in America. As a youth subculture, hip-hop emerged in the 1970s from New York City’s borough of the Bronx. The African American community was the root of the music genre, which gained popularity in the 1980s and 1990s. As part of its growth, the genre

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    also included as a sub element of DJing. Hip-Hop as a subculture was established by Black Americans, the youth in particular because of their marginalization. Mainstream music was made mostly by White Americans for White Americans on topics they could relate to. Even though Hip-Hop started off as just a beat it transformed into something so much more. Jamaica born DJ Clive “Kool Herc” Campbell,  one of the most influential in pioneering the art of hip hop music, brought over many Jamaican traditions

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    Hip Hop Music Subculture

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    Hip-hop music is a genre that emerged from the ashes of disco and the progression of funk. During the early 1970s, many funk groups started playing disco because it was considered to be the latest trend at the time. Picking from disco production methods, funk music progressed to become technology-driven as it absorbed more electronic sounds from drum machines and synthesizers (Bogdanov, 2003). By the mid-‘70s, funk became the novel dance music in the urban United States. At the same time, New York

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    of Subcultures: Hip Hop and Punk South University Online Compare and Contrast of Subcultures: Hip Hop and Punk Differences in beliefs and values from what the “norm” considers the right way makes you a subculture, but what makes them unique are the instruments they use to make their voice heard. While most people have taken for granted their language, beliefs and values there are some who within their subculture use their music to escape forms of oppression and lack of freedom. Hip Hop and

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