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  • 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 cultural

  • 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

  • History Of Hip Hop

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    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 still

  • 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

  • Hip Hop Subculture

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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

  • 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

  • The History Of Hip Hop

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    history of Hip Hop as music and as a culture formed during the 1970s in the Bronx, NY, and it gain so much positive feedback that local DJs began using the music for block parties among the African-American youth in the Bronx. Mixing music styles of funk, jazz, rhythm & blues. Jamaican immigrants bought this foreign music style to New York and soon after became a phenomenon. Dj Kool Herc, who is generally considered the father of hip hop, was recognized for being one of the very first Hip Hop artists and

  • 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

  • The Culture Of Hip-Hop Music And Hip Hop Culture

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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

  • Hip Hop Planet

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    depicted the hardships of the city at the time and the way the kids felt. This was the beginning of Hip Hop Rap music. Many of these harmonies, internal rhymes, and lyrics became expressions of the emotions that they were feeling at that time. It was the anger, the despair, the emptiness, the poverty, the sorrow, and the loneliness they felt for the times that they lived in. The history of Hip Hop Rap music proved to McBride that it does tell a story and reflects life as it is lived by young people