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  • Hip Hop : A Cultural Force

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    Hip-hop is a popular art form in today’s society, and it consists of rhyming lyrics that are delivered rhythmically over a musical beat. Knowing how far rap has come, from all the way back then starting out on the streets of New York in the mid 1970’s. Hip-hop has since become a multifaceted cultural force. It’s more than just music some people say and others think it is negative promoting bad things for young listeners. Now hip-hop is something people can relate to. A man by the name of Russell

  • Women And Hip Hop Culture

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    Women have always played a major role in the hip hop culture. This can be seen when watching music videos, or listening to female rappers. Women are simply involved in everything. However, that does not necessarily mean that they have the best relationship with hip hop. The purpose of this paper is to examine women within the hip hop culture. More specifically, this paper is going to examine the unique relationship women have with hip hop. To achieve a better understanding of the unique relationship

  • Hip Hop And Rap Music

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    Hip-hop is a cultured 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 were 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

  • The Four Elements Of Hip-Hop

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    4.1. The Art of the Streets Hip-Hop is a complex cultural movement formed during the early 1970s by African Americans in the slums of South Bronx, New York (Dyson 6), it propagated outside of the African American community in late 1980s, and by the opening of the 21th century it became the most spread culture in the world. Hip-Hop consists of four elements: Deejay, Break-Dancing, Rapping, and Graffiti. (Kenon 112) 1.4.2. Hip-Hop Elements The phenomenon of Hip-Hop has reached every corner of the globe

  • My Redefinition Of Hip Hop Feminism

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    Rabaka ETHN Intro to Hip Hop studies 29 March 2016 Own Perspective 1. My redefinition of Hip hop feminism differs from the “normal” definition of feminism, to me hip hop feminism is a way of living and thinking. Hip hop feminism is connected to the Liberation Movement although this movement focused on advancing women rights than civil rights I still believe it played a part with the Hip Hop feminism movement which focused on the rights for young black women in the hip hop industry. I believe this

  • The Hip-Hop Cultural Movement

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    The hip-hop cultural movement began in the South Bronx and became popular in the 1980’s and 90’s. Now, hip-hop is one of the most popular forms of entertainment. It develop in New York and is defined to the street dances styles that has evolved as hip hop culture which includes four elements which are graffiti, art, deejaying, and rapping. Graffiti and breaking were the two first elements who brought attention to the people it started in 1972 by a teenager. These elements became prominent in the

  • Hip Hop Culture And Culture

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    How the Hip Hop Culture Separates But Comes Together The Hip Hop culture itself varies with individualism and collectivism, along with the power distance experienced with artists collectively starting joint ventures together as well as having polychronic opportunities but having the same monochronic idea, which is make money. This cultural began collectively on empowerment. Artists in this culture use their platform to promote their individuality whether it is good positive rap or “gangsta rap”

  • The Hip Hop Genre And Culture

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    Luke Brown Professor Melissa Plaster English 1301 26 October 2015 The Hip Hop Genre and Culture The Hip Hop Genre can be reasonably argued, that the vast majority of musical production at any one time involves musicians working in relatively stable ‘genre worlds’ within which ongoing creative practice is not so much about sudden bursts but the continual production of familiarity such rules may guide the notes a guitarist may select to play the way a star may conduct themselves in public

  • Hip Hop Art Form

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    breaks in the songs and this is what unknowingly gave birth to hip hop. Fast forward 40 or so years and today you can see how this art form has progressed. I mean yes, we have Chief Keef and Riff Raff but hey nothing is perfect. Artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Vince Staples, Big K.R.I.T and many more have thoroughly established hip-hop to be sophisticated creativity,scathing self-critique while remaining diverse and inspiring. Hip-Hop has transformed itself into a professional form of expression from

  • Hip Hop Vs Rap

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    nevertheless rock and roll emerged as one of the most successful genres in popular music (Considine 34). New musical genres are subject to both tremendous praise and harsh criticism, and in the 1990’s the genre of hip-hop and rap experienced just that. Throughout its evolution in the 90’s, hip-hop and rap endured harsh criticism from not only the musical press, but the general public as well. In the early 90’s, many raps embodied the ideology of rapping against controversial sociopolitical subjects, and