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  • Negative Effects Of Hip Hop

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    it is both unrealistic and unfair to put hip-hop on a pedestal and assume that it would completely reform the economy of a community, but its influence was -and still is- deeply rooted and powerful enough to have the ability to bring positive changes to the black community in the United States. Hip-hop has brought negative changes to the community so it is definitely not far-fetched to think that it has the ability to bring positive changes. Hip Hop was a distraction from the real problems and focused

  • What Is Hip Hop Culture?

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    Hip Hop Hip-hop is one of the far-reaching cultures in the world at the moment. Over the years, Hip-hop has tremendously grown into a big industry. For example, most of the advertisements for stylish clothes and shoes in the US are currently done by hip hop artists. The aforementioned and hip hop music itself generates a lot of money to the hip hop artists yearly. Additionally, Hip-hop is one of the highest selling music in the US (Chang). It has also become exceedingly popular in other countries

  • Hip Hop : A Genre Of Music

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    Hip hop is widely know as a genre of music that started in a New York City borough called the Bronx in the late 1970s, but it is more than just the music. Hip hop is a culture that consists of being a disc jockey which is also known as deejaying or turntabling, MCing or rhyming “rapping”, graffiti, fashion, and breakdancing. Hip hop was mostly an underground culture only know to the people living in the Bronx. Hip hop is a relatively new culture which fascinates most people because it of its somewhat

  • Taking a Look at Hip Hop

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    business If it got where it started So we all gather here for the dearly departed” (NAS, Hip hop is dead), Since the 1920s, America has been the setting for a progressive "Black Arts Movement." This African-American cultural movement has taken shape in various genres, gaining mass appeal, this cultural arts movement has stayed set upon its original purpose and direction, by aiding in cultural identity awareness. Hip Hop is a genre of music that has really grown the last couple of decades. Its increased popularity

  • Negative Effects Of Hip Hop

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    debates over hip-hop and its influence on the youth community in America. Some people believe that it has a negative impact while others feel that it does not account for any change in youth society. How does music and human behavior correspond? What are the negative and positive effects that hip hop has towards America's youth community?. Hip-Hop is among the top 5 most played genres. The oral creativity the performer uses to generate a certain simile, metaphor, language and rhyme. Hip-hop and poetry

  • Racial Appropriation In Hip Hop

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    Matthew Post AFAS 371 December 4, 2016 Racial Appropriations Since the birth of hip hop and its culture, white people have been making appropriating its ideas and imitating its culture. Appropriation happens when one culture or race takes or “borrows” the art, music, or literature of another culture or race. In the case of hip hop, it is often that the white culture steals from the blacks. Racial appropriation is a very clear theme throughout 8 Mile, a movie in which a white protagonist struggles

  • Essay about Hip-Hop

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    Hip-Hop When you hear the phase "Hip-Hop" what do you think of? Music, Dancing, Rapping? Well, it's all of that and more hip-hop is a culture. According to Webster's dictionary, culture is defined as "the concepts, habits, skills, arts, instruments, institutions, etc. of a given people in a given period; civilization." One artist defined hip-hop as "a set of expressions in vocalization, instrumentation, dancing and the visual arts." More specifically, hip hop is a combination of graffiti, breakdancing

  • Essay On Rap And Hip Hop

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    Of these genres, two that attract a large majority of the attraction and artists are Rap and Hip Hop. These two genres, which first came to be in American during the 1970’s have attracted the attention of people the world. In the music world Rap and Hip Hop music have its own unique meaning, views, interests, culture and constructs that affect listeners differently. In the music world Rap music is and of itself a complete genre

  • Hip Hop And Rap Music

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    Hip hop music is one of the most popular genres in present time that rose to prominence in the 1980’s. The hip hop genre was born in the African American community and has since then changed into what it is today. What most individuals don’t know is that originally rap music did not contain such explicit themes as it does now; such as misogyny, drugs, crime, and violence among others. Many people may wonder what led to the introduction of such themes into rap music and why they remained popular.

  • Hip Hop And Music Essay

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    are many genres of music in today’s age. We have rap, hip hop, rock, and many more. The most popular genre of music in the United States in 2017 was hip hop. Almost every year before 2017 rock was the most popular genre. The impact music can have on your brain is rather extensive. Many people believe that hip-hop is all about drugs, girls, and guns and this is not the case. Hip-hop could be slow and it could be fast pace this is why hip-hop could be listened to when happy or sad and the same thing