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  • Hip-Hop Analysis

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    Nowadays hip-hop is considered the center of the fashion and the music industry worldwide, it holds a major position in the new generation culture. Several norms are influenced by this wave; such as the way we dress, the way we style our hair, and the hobbies we practice. The behaviors and the preferences of the new generation that grew up during the rise of hip-hop were affected to the point that hip-hop music has been called “the official teen music “(the tanning of America. 2014. Dir: Steve Stoute)

  • Hip Hop Reflection

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    For my lesson, I decided to teach Hip Hop history through a particular sub-culture known as “battle rap”. My student was Bradley Girigorie, a 21 year old male. I went on to explain to Brad that if it was not for battle rap, the culture of Hip-Hop would be a lot different than it is today. First, I started the lesson by saying Hip Hop was more DJ oriented during the early stages of the genre. That rap battles during the 70’s and 80’s were more about crowd presence rather than better lyrics. I continued

  • The Music Of The Hip Hop

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    The Hip Hop is basically a cultural movement that originated in the Suburbs of cities. It was began to evolve in 1970 and in particular by the Americans who of African descent (American Africans) . Rap is a type of singing. It combines the performance of different rap utter words without committing to a particular tune, and rhythm. Rap began in Kingston, Jamaica City at the end of the sixties as a kind new musical was derived from dancehall. It has spread in the United States at the beginning of

  • Hip Hop : The Use Of Gun Violence In Hip-Hop

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    Hip-Hop is the most dominant genre in the U.S. surpassing Rock, Country Music and R&B. Hip-Hop took music to a whole different dynamic, with its catchy beats and rhythmic music accompanied by rhyming. Unfortunately despite all the excellent elements that Hip-Hop has brought to the table, the Hip-Hop industry is known to promote a great deal of gun violence. This day in age rappers take pride in using their guns, bragging about the many guns they have, and have no problem telling the world that their

  • Hip Hop And The Media

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    Hip Hop and the Media Hip Hop is probably the fastest growing forms of music that has taken the world and the media by storm. What started in the Bronx as a hobby for some young African Americans and Latinos quickly became a distinct culture that broke barriers. Hip Hop created a culture that is so controversial and diverse, that many people in politics tried to bring it down. At the same time, many fought to keep it going and intent on proving that there are many positives that have come out of

  • Hip Hop Racism

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    Since its early days Hip Hop has been in the midst of political and racial violence here in America; sometimes not good, but always real. Nocella II et al. (2017) article stated that: Hip Hop was founded as a response to faulty urban policy, poverty, and social rejection. The culture is founded upon the principles of community and resistance to the status quo. The theme of anti-colonial and anti-racist practices connects Hip Hop culture/activism to the work of food justice and environmental justice

  • The History Of Hip-Hop

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    Hip-hop began in the streets of New York City 44 years ago to be exact. Hip-hop has gone though a lot of changes up until now. From what I have learned from watching a documentary on Netflix is that hip-hop consists of: rap, graffiti, break-dancing, and disc jockey. In this paper I will do my best to fully explain how rap became what it is today. The way it emerged in 1970’s. There are honestly only two ways I can start off by telling you about what I have learned about where hip-hop came from

  • Hip-Hop Essay

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    15, 2012 The Positives and Negatives of Hip-Hop In Geoffrey Bennett’s essay titled, “Hip-Hop: A Roadblock or Pathway to Black Empowerment,” he speaks about the positive and negative effects that hip-hop has on the Black Community. Bennett goes all the way to the beginning of hip-hop, which he says took place in the early 1980s with rappers such as Run DMC, Public Enemy, Sugar Hill Gang and many others. The author then speaks about how hip-hop grew not only in the young black African American

  • The Music Of Hip Hop

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    genres. However the artists that I feel has changed the culture of hip-hop genre are still in control of it still today. The artists are Jay-Z, Nas, and Kanye West, some of the greatest of all time. To me they remind of Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, and Paul Pierce because they’re some of the greatest that are still relevant in today’s hip-hop game. All of them have their own unique style while still adapting to the current style of hip-hop. The question is what makes them some of the greatest of all time

  • Research Paper On Hip Hop

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    ways to share ideas, opinions and concerns. Hip hop gives the people a way to do so. It is the best way to share ideas and concerns. You can protest in a peaceful way. Having fun, with hip hop you can share your thoughts and opinions. A big group in society listens to it. With the music you can empower people. People around the world have different ways of protesting. Some burn things, others walk with big signs and shouting rhymes. But then hip hop was created. Even though there are people who still