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  • Big Pun Accomplishments

    BIG PUN: THE MOST INFLUENTIAL LATINO RAPPER Based on his achievements, I believe that Christopher Lee Rios, a.k.a. Big Pun, was the most influential Latino Rapper of all time. Rios deserves this title because he was the first Latin-American Rapper to: (1) Become a hip hop star, (2) Achieve platinum status, and (3) Be nominated for a Grammy Award. Due to his contributions he implemented in the hip hop industry, he was able to make Latino rap mainstream. This is significant because it has been claimed that rap and hip hop was dominated by African-American artists. Big Pun was a big influence in getting more Latinos interested in this genre. Rios was born in the Bronx, New York City by his two Puerto Rican parents. He grew up in the South Bronx…

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  • Who Owns Hip-Hop

    Who owns Hip-Hop? Hip- hop has been one of the most hated and most loved genres of music since the late 70s. Some of the most popular artists were associated with hip-hop. Also, some of the most disliked artist were associated with hip-hop. This music has grown to get more popular over the years and is very famous to this generation. Being such a big thing for teenagers and adults, many debatable topics come up about hip-hop. Many people ask the question of who does hip-hop belong to. I believe…

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  • Descriptive Essay: The Autopsy Room

    "Yes boss, it is the same signature. No, I am still looking into it." "I understand, a report will be ready when you return. Have a safe trip." She hung up and placed the phone into her lab coat's pocket before she slid on a new pair of rubber gloves, prepared for another long night in the cold autopsy room. No pun intended, but the cold never bothered her anyway. Securing the procedure mask over her tall nose and thin lips, she focused on the lifeless body that lay face up on the large…

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  • Norm Violations: Violation And Observations

    tired. Also, from far away I think people didn’t notice I didn’t have shoes on and a couple of them, once they passed by me, had a weird look on their face, but didn’t look at me too long. Another reason they probably didn’t think anything of it was because nowadays people come to grocery stores, or stores in general, not dressed presentable, maybe wearing pajamas and slippers. So, they probably thought I was one of those types of people. Most people at least have shoes on whether they are…

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  • Nature Vs. Nurture: An Analysis Of Harlow's Monkey Experiments

    argument says that we are the way we are because we inherited it from our parents, through genes. Genes are a specific sequence of nucleotides in DNA or RNA that is located usually on a chromosome and that is the functional unit of inheritance controlling the transmission and expression of one or more traits by specifying the structure of a particular polypeptide and especially a protein or controlling the function of other genetic material (Merriam Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary, 2016), or the…

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  • The Flea John Donne

    developed characters whose significance is subtly enforced through the use of language as well as tone and metaphors. Donne’s greatest strength in “The Flea” is his structure as well as the tone he uses, his use of metaphor, and language, which is often in a sexual connotation. The speaker uses the word “deniest” within the first two lines to establish that the person he is speaking to is the guilty party, refusing something the speaker claims to need. It is made clear by his wording that that…

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  • Analysis Of From Topphole To Bottom Of The Irish Race World

    Examples CMT In Book II, Chapter 3 (342.30–32), Joyce employs the portmanteau word “swapstick”, combining the words “swap”, “stick”, “slapstick” and “swastika”: “This eeridreme has being effered to you by Bett and Tipp. Tipp and Bett, our swapstick quackchancers, in From Topphole to Bottom of The Irish Race and World.” Donaldo Schüler’s (2002, p. 303) translation of this passage retains the concept of “slapstick” with the term “fragorosos farsantes” [rackety masqueraders], but omits any…

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  • Analysis Of The Mechanics Of Modern-Day Brand Affinity By Christine Birkner

    In her article “The Mechanics of Modern-Day Brand Affinity” author Christine Birkner observes Ford’s marketing strategy of attempting to appeal to children before they are even able to legally drive. She says Ford is trying to build up its brand image among children so that when the time comes for them to choose a vehicle to purchase, Ford is already the front runner. Birkner says that Ford’s focus (no pun intended) is on Generation Z. She quotes Forrester Research Inc.’s definition of…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay On Crying

    kept coming. Big G was just one of those guys that you noticed as soon as he walked in. His energy could be felt as soon as he entered a room and his voice usually filled the whole place too. His name is description enough for what he was to me and everybody else. Big G. When I first met him I thought the name Big G was just so Gino and his…

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  • Evolution: A Reflection On Evolution, By Bill Nye

    allowed me to open my mind more to reach a decent understanding of evolution. I can now visualize that so many things we use in everyday life are here because of evolution. An example would be a flu vaccination. Evolution allows us to develop a new flu vaccinations for the next flu season based on the past flu seasons. Growing up my parents never mentioned evolution. To me they were never interested in how earth was made our how we evolved, they we just happy they were here and living. When I…

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