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  • Bonds, Values In 'We Beat The StreetAndWe Beat The Street'

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    Compare and Contrast Essay Draft Blueprints a plan that makes a building strong, In all the stories “We Beat the Street”, “The Road Not Taken” and, “Jim Henson Cartoon” all of them built up from rock bottom to top. The Doctors who grew up in the neighborhoods of Newark, The Roads not taken, Different paths that lead to full lives, and A young man who realized that he will make his own path, his own destiny. If you don’t like your destiny, don’t accept it, have the courage to change it. A person

  • Chapter Summary Of 'We Beat The Streets'

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    In the book We Beat The Streets by Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt with Sharon M. Draper, the tree doctors had to overcome the ghetto projects in Plainfield and Newark while growing up. First, They had to overcome money problems; money problems where a problem all the time for example in the chapter “ How much do you need?” His grandma gives Rameck, one of the three doctors money for a portfolio to be in a play. It was $150 that his grandma gave him to become an actor, but when

  • Can You Own a Sound?

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    You Own a Sound? Do you think Happy Birthday is a copy right? We listen to music today and hear either the same beat or bits of pieces of someone else’s song on a different album. So, I ask this question again can you own a sound. When did sampling get popular? Sampling is the act of taking a portion of a song. The rapper Ice Cube recorded a song about sampling. Some people sued others for sampling, because it was either their beat or their lyrics. Sampling gained in the 1960’s. Once it started

  • Essay

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    were some nice-looking church girls there. It kind of reminded me of Coming to America. The main reason why we were there were to plot on bitties (girls). Kea did his thing on the low. He is older than me by 1 year or two. He went to the Borough (Roxborough) High School and played football for the team. They had a good squad back then but Frankford ruled the city. When we got together, we swung around town or be chilling at his house playing each other in Tecmo Bowl trash-talking each other. Three

  • Analysis Of Judith Ortiz Cofer 's First Love

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    She does everything she can to try to see him more often. At the end, she thinks she learns the true meaning of love. In Richard Wright’s “The Street”, a boy has to go shopping for food, but he is constantly stopped by a gang who beats him up. At the end, he beats up the gang with a stick his mother gave him because he had to to return home. In both “The Street” by Richard Wright and “First Love” by Judith Ortiz Cofer, the characters start out as shy and naive, but end up as aware and wiser as a result

  • What Is The Difference Of Hip-Hop In The 1990's

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    The purpose of this essay is to know what’s the difference of hip-hop in the 1990’s to 2000’s by looking at songs of those time. By seeing the difference in lyrics, tempo, beat. I will also watch a movie of N.W.A. that’s called Straight Outta Compton. I will also look at the technology that was use. The worth of doing this essay is to find out that music have improve throughout the year. The tempo of the songs The songs that I would be using is California love by Tupac ft Dr. Dre , Coolio

  • Violence In Hip Hop Music

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    Break-dancing along with the art of ‘graffiti’ meant that these neighborhoods had a different means of competition rather than getting into fights, gun battles and other forms of violence to decide which neighborhood was better. As the rhythmic beats

  • Gangsta-Funk History

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    and the notorious, Gangsta-Funk. Gangsta-Funk or G-Funk for short, is a subgenre of Hip Hop invented in the early 90s on the mean streets of Los Angeles, California. The central pioneers of G-Funk can be argued, but to keep it short, Dr. Dre and Snoop Doggy Dogg deserve more than half of the credit for helping to develop this fable style of music. A product of the streets of Long Beach, California, Snoop Dogg was taken under Dr.Dre's wing and with his guidance dropped

  • Michel Saloff-Coste Abstract Art Analysis

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    I chose the Michel Saloff-Coste abstract art for my piece. The artwork made me think of a busy market type street thronging with people of all different backgrounds. My piece is meant to convey a person getting up in the morning and walking down a bright street like this where there is lots of music from different places, all mixing together. I imagine it sort of like an open-air market in a big city, with everyone playing their own music. I opened with two different brass track solos. I felt that

  • Persuasive Essay

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    becoming more violent now because they are using more than just their body parts to beat up people. These gangs are killing and raping people. It used to be about colors and different language but now it is about something different. It used to be about just being in the wrong neighborhood and getting jumped in. For some time now, one has to kill someone or rape someone to get in and stay in a gang. Along time ago, each street had a known gang but all a person had to worry