Lupe Ontiveros

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  • Summary Of Made In Los Angeles

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    Maria Pineda and Lupe Hernandez come together in unison together with other employees in their struggle and campaigning for negotiable working environment and condition and also for self-empowerment which was a battle against their employer. The Latinos' workers were motivated by the three women and to the extent of the workers announcing a lawsuit for the garment company which was a problem for the company as its reputation become known to the public. On the character stories, Lupe Hernandez was

  • Music Is Necessary For Me

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    I listen to music everyday and I couldn’t imagine going a day without it. This is because listening to music is necessary for me. I listen to music when I am bored, walking to class, at a party, going through different emotions, or basically doing anything. If you turn on your tv anything you watch has background music, we even have music in elevators, which is proving the point that humans need music. Sue Devine writes in an article that “Whether we’re aware of it or not, sound and music is a primary

  • The Portrayal Of Women Of Contemporary Rap Videos

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    The aim of this study is examine the portrayal of women in contemporary rap videos, and to see if it could be potentially harmful. Unfortunately within the music industry like many industries sex sells, and the media has brought to light this fixation. Hip-hop has persuaded a large portion of society that this is how women should be treated, but new times call for new measures and it is time that people realise this and give women the respect and dignity that many believe they surly deserve. In the

  • The Stereotype Of A Young Girl

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    1. As a young girl, I have always associated most white people with the quality of being rude or racist. For example, not holding doors as I walked behind them or ignoring my friendly smiles and/or comments. I vividly remember several occasions where I would be walking two steps being a Caucasian person and they would fail to hold the door open allowing it to slam in my face. There is also an uneasy stare that is given while shopping, such as following African-Americans around the store to watch

  • Racial Beliefs And Its Effect On Society

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    As a young girl, I have always associated white people with the quality of being rude or racist. For example, not holding doors as I walked behind them or ignoring my friendly smiles and comments. I vividly remember several occasions where I would be walking two steps being a Caucasian person and they would fail to hold the door open allowing it to slam in my face. There is also an uneasy stare that is given while shopping, such as following African-Americans around the store to watch them make sure

  • Celebrity Humanitarianism : Bridging The Gap

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    listening to their favorite celebrities.) She states in her article that the present generation is influenced by stars so much that the celebrities can become either good or bad humanitarians, based on that superstar 's characteristic qualities. In Lupe Fiasco 's music video, "Words I Never Said," an argument of the artists ' characteristics and true intentions will be tested and proven to be "good" based off references from the article about the video. He raps his message throughout the entirety

  • Kanye West, Matisyahu and Lupe Fiasco

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    is symbolized by the immortalization of the boy's portrait on the high, wooden fence behind them, which had previously shown a video of Matisyahu performing the song. Finally is Lupe Fiasco's “Muhammad Walks,” which is a direct sample of “Jesus Walks.” Everything is the same minus the lyrics, which are rapped by Lupe and is about Islam and its prophets – comparable to “Jesus Walks,” but from a Muslim perspective. The most notable aspect of the song is how Jesus

  • Hip-Hop Culture in Los Angeles, California

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    Lyrics are used to express the artist’s emotions and struggles. Everybody has their own story, just as an author would write a story about it, a hip hop artist would sing about it. Some artists even try to send out messages trough their songs such as Lupe fiasco and Immortal Technique. Whatever they try to do with their songs the lyrics are the most important part to their music. Caleb exclaimed that in his songs that he talks about all aspects of love as well as trying to spread the message that people

  • Essay on Words I Never Said Analysis

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    A Contextual Analysis of “Words I Never Said” by Lupe Fiasco “Words I Never Said” is the second single released from Lupe Fiasco’s third album Lasers. This single was released on February 8th, 2011 for online download. “Words I Never Said” is a very informative and somewhat opinionated song. Through his lyrics, Lupe Fiasco is trying to speak out to the people and let them know what is really going on in the world and how they should pay attention because they play a huge part in it. The lyrics refer

  • Analysis Of 'Dumb It Down' By Lupe Fiasco

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    on witty word-play and double- at some instances even triple- entendre coupled with an intricate rhyme scheme, Lupe Fiasco, dubbed by some as the king of trickiness rap, takes a firm stance against those who constantly attempt to prevail on him to simplify his lyrics to comply with the current hip-hop stereotypes which could in turn improve his prospects for commercial success. Lupe Fiasco elaborated on the song on “The late show With David Letterman” by saying “ 'Dumb It Down' looks at how musical

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