Straight Outta Compton

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  • Analysis Of Straight Outta Compton And Drumline

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    ways films attract the audience is by use of mise en scene, the arrangement of scenery. For both film Straight Outta Compton and Drumline to demonstrate similar and dissimilar struggles within the black communities, the analysis of mise en scene helps to conveys the message to the audience. While Drumline depicts on urban Black youth struggling from the educational issues, Straight Outta Compton depicts on heavy violence from gangsters, specifically dealing with law enforcement inequality, discrimination

  • Analysis Of The Film Straight Outta Compton And Drumline

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    stereotypical and political issues that addresses on Black humanity and social issues. Both film Straight Outta Compton and Drumline demonstrate similar struggles within the black communities during post-civil rights movements, as well as different black community issues. While Drumline depicts on urban Black youth’s struggle through the education issues within the black community, Straight Outta Compton depicts on heavy violence from gangsters, with specific issues dealing with law enforcement inequality

  • The Movie ' Straight Outta Compton ' Directed By F. Gary Gray

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    However, that quote was from an article published in 1981; showing that America has not changed for the better for minorities. In the film Straight Outta Compton, directed by F. Gary Gray is a biopic film about the rise to fame and demise of the highly controversial hip-hop group N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes). Depicting the lives of its members, Straight Outta Compton address the issues that were facing America during that period of time; most of them racial issues. The film addresses issues such as Capitalism

  • Analysis Of Media Analysis In Sociology : Straight Outta Compton

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    Media Analysis in Sociology: Straight Outta Compton Media Analysis Straight Outta Compton takes place in 1988, Southern Los Angeles. The movie follows five young african americans through their life and the journey they take to become the rap group known as N.W.A. The movie shows the real life racism and police brutality they and the african american community faced (Kurtzman 2015).The movie further details the driving force for the group's music and the muse that drives them. Social and political

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Straight Outta Compton And Menace II Society '

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    Straight Outta Compton and Menace II Society are both films that investigate cinematic portrayals of young African Americans in unfortunate situations. One film displays how a couple of individuals made it out of that situation through hip-hop music. The other film displays what can happen if those individuals become stuck in troubled environments. Both these films are related because they direct ambitious characters through unwarranted circumstances, like police brutality, that either lead to a

  • Ice Cube ( O ' Shea Jackson

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    rap group NWA (Niggaz with Attitude) wrote the song "Gangsta Gangsta," and it shocked America with its violent, sexist, and obscene lyrics. "Gangsta Gangsta" ushered in a new genre of hip-hop music called gangsta rap, which became identified with Compton, a predominately black and Latino working-class and working poor neighborhood in Los Angeles”. Many people did not agree with the sexist and indecent lyrics in gangsta rap even though the lyrics were telling the story of many people who lived in this

  • The Effects Of Gangster Rap And Appropriation Of The West Coast 's Death Row Records

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    As N.W.A fell into the laps of the mainstream target audience: white, middle class, suburban males and their angst filled teens, more problems began to arise regarding the misconceptions of gangster rap and appropriation of the experience of black men in low income cities. Most of the rap that this demographic would hear on the radio was the lighter Pop-Rap of MC Hammer and The Fresh Prince and Jazzy Jeff. According to GZA, the founder of the Wu Tang Clan, “the label (Gangster Rap) was created by

  • Universal Pictures By Dr. Dre Essay

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    Universal Pictures is one the world’s oldest American film studio. Universal Pictures partnered with Beats by Dr. Dre. Beats is one of the leading audio brand which was founded in 2006. Straight outta somewhere was a campaign made to promote the Movie Straight Outta Compton in the summer of 2015 and has been the first trending topic on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook within 24 hours. Universal Studios Partnered with Beats for this campaign. To connect beats to the file STraightouttasomewhere

  • Essay on THE NWA

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    N.W.A (an abbreviation of Niggaz Wit Attitudes)[1][2][3] was an American hip hop group from Compton, California, widely considered one of the seminal acts of the gangsta rap and west coast hip hop sub-genres, sometimes credited as the most important group in the history of rap music.[4] Active from 1986 to 1991, the rap group endured controversy due to the explicit lyrics that many considered to be disrespectful to women, and glorifying drugs and crime. The group was subsequently banned from many

  • Gangsta Rap And Its Impact On The Rap Game

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    system” (Rob,2002). N.W.A short for N****s With Attitude affected the rap game in three ways, positively, negatively, and overall. It was twenty years ago that the rap group N.W.A with Ice Cube as its most vital lyricist released its album “Straight Outta Compton”. They called their music reality rap, everyone else called it gangsta and music history was made. Hip hop music came from the clubs and sidewalks of New York City as party music made with turntables and rhymes by performers who usually couldn’t