Dr. Dre

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  • The Dirty Dozen Analysis

    Regardless, the Slim Shady persona, though controversial, is largely impactful on not only Eminem’s career, but the state of America as a new means of artistry was introduced to the United States. Slim Shady first hit the public stage 1999 under Aftermath records in the Slim Shady LP. Throughout various tracks of the album, Mathers smoothly transitions from slow self-deprecating rap ballads to fits of raw lyricism depicting outlandish and ridiculous stories and sometimes crafting pieces that ride the fine line between the two. Influential rapper and producer, Dr. Dre, placed full confidence onto Eminem, so much in fact, Dre acted as the executive producer for the Slim Shady LP. Here, a perfect storm brewed. The credibility of Dr. Dre combined with the white Mathers allowed the rapper to soar to national popularity. In the song ‘White America’, Eminem confirms, rapping: “And kids flipped, when they knew I was produced by Dre That 's all it took, and they were instantly hooked right in And they connected with me too because I looked like them” And hooked they were. In his lyrics, Mathers often compares his explosive success to that of Elvis Presley, controversy and all. Presley’s controversy stemmed from his sexually suggestive songs and dance choreography; Marshall’s controversy comes from his vivid verbal depiction of violence as well as his constant berating of women and homosexuals. Just like Presley, many of his critics feared Mathers’ influence on the American youth.…

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  • Beats In Headphones: Annotative Analysis

    2015). Beats Still Tops In Headphones. Twice: This Week in Consumer Electronics, 30, 4.) The Beats by Dre headphones have continued to sell at an exponential rate in the headphones market. Due to the beats bluetooth effects, advertising campaign, sound, varieties and styles they have higher sell rates than the other top companies such as Bose, Jay- Bird, Sennheiser and Sony. They induce celebrities and athletes to represent their brand and continue to make more designs for the company to…

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  • Kendrick Lamar Interpretation

    and story of his album, Kendrick Lamar should be awarded the most honorable achievement in music history, Album of the Year. Born Kendrick Lamar Duckworth in Compton, California, Kendrick Lamar is easily one of the most influential artist of this decade. Rolling Stone states that his album is “ Musically, lyrically, and emotionally… a one-of-a-kind masterpiece,” The New York Times present Lamar’s album as a “show of staggering lyrical and musical ambition… blisteringly of the moment.” So it…

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  • Write An Essay On Subway Art

    the fame and notoriety that could be gained from "tagging" their names on subway cars (that traveled all over the city, naturally) began to emulate Taki 183. The goal was to "get up" (using the slang of the day), to have one 's name in as many places as possible, and as kids competed against each other to get famous, the amount of graffiti on trains exploded.” The basic illegality of the action of “tagging” gave the art form a stigma from the very beginning. In addition, graffiti, along with…

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  • Hip Hop And Basketball Research Paper

    Dre and his beats, Ice Cube absolutely loved the game of basketball as depicted in his iconic song, “It Was a Good Day,” which came out in 1992. In “It Was A Good Day”, Ice Cube said, “Called up the homies and I’m askin y’all, ‘Which park are y’all playing basketball?’ Get me on the court and I’m trouble. Last week, fucked around and got a triple double. Freaking niggas every way, like MJ. I can’t believe today was a good day.” As one can clearly see, Ice Cube was a basketball fan and implied…

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  • Film Analysis: Straight Outta Compton

    Biographies have existed for centuries, in which they describe the life and story of a person who once lived. Normally, these are written in the form of a book. However, in today’s time, many are interpreted into a different form of media, in which several films nowadays are those of a biopic, a biographical film. “Straight Outta Compton” is a biopic from 2015 that talks about the career of the hip-hop artists of NWA, Niggas with Attitude- Ice Cube, Easy-E, Dr. Dre, MC Ren, and DJ Yella. The…

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  • Becoming A Music Producer Essay

    goes as far back as 1857, it wasn’t actually a business until around the 1900’s as stated in an excerpt from Bobby Owsinski’s book titled The Music Producer's Handbook. The so called “Music Production” was first known in Europe as music for the cinema it was know as music effects or background music, but eventually it developed into bigger things like music being produced now. Some people have become very successful from production and are now famous, such as Dr. Dre, Kanye West, Jay Z and many…

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  • Fuck Tha Police History

    The idea of a Gangster Rap group to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame is a remarkable feat in itself. This group channeled the talents of Easy-E (Eric Wright), Ice Cube (O 'Shea Jackson Sr.), Dr. Dre (Andre Young), MC Ren (Lorenzo Patterson), DJ Yella (Antoine Carraby), and the inconsistent but valued contributions of The D.O.C. (Tracy Curry) and Arabian Prince (Kim Nazel), all under the guidance of manager Jerry Heller. Easy E, often referred to as ‘The Godfather of Gangsta…

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  • Kendrick Lamar Accomplishments

    parents did that for him to keep him out of trouble and only give him the best of life. Kendrick does not like talking about his old memories, but he does mention them in many of his songs. Kendricks biggest idols were 2pac and Dr. Dre and even stood outside of the video shooting of “California Love” with his father, sitting on his shoulders trying to see the rappers as best as he can for hours. He tries to remember how that day went down in one of his interviews, but unfortunately, he had…

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  • Effects Of Misogynoir On Social Media

    hour glass type figures and slim waists like the Kardashians. Misogyny in Hip-Hop and Rap. Hip-hop was created in New York’s South Bronx by a Jamaican-born “Kool Dj Herc” (Blanchard). Combining traditionally African-American music such as Jazz, soul, gospel, and reggae formed Hip-hop. The history of Rap stems from the relation to the African oral tradition (Blanchard). During the 70’s and most of the 80’s Hip-hop and Rap began talking about “Hood Politics” which were politically driven, and was…

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