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  • Hip Hop: The Golden Age Of Rap

    thats what got the people pumped. So young African Americans started to rap. SInce that day ,it was embraced by young African American men who invented new music using turntables to epress themselves and express their culture. It was a period varying frames during the 1980 and 1990. In the 1980s and 1990s rap was more about diversity, quality and influence. The music was made by beats, rock, p-funk, jazz, R&B and diss raps. Rap began as a ability of skills the rapper has. Those…

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  • Straight Outta Compton

    (Covered box office for Hollywood and LA journal and newspaper editor and critic and more), Sales of music by Dr. Dre and the rest of the N.W.A clan received a clear boost from the buzz surrounding the new movie, Straight Outta Compton, about the renowned rap group, DVD’s and merchandise sales boosted and became much more popular. Most likely, this movie will continue to be rented over and over because it’s a great movie that doesn’t get old and is able to be watched several times again.…

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  • Kendrick Lamar Interpretation

    convicted of tax evasion and was sent to prison. This elaborates on Kendrick 's theory that Uncle Sam does not want see wealthy black men succeed. Lamar 's third track in his album is “King Kunta.” In this track Kendrick celebrates being at the top of the rap game. The title of the song refers to a slave, Kunta Kinte, who tried to escape slavery but ended with getting his foot amputated by his masters. By then adding “King” to Kunta you have a slave becoming a King, which represents Kendrick…

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  • Hip Hop Analysis

    that men have certain jobs in society as do women. This is because rappers generally make it appear that they are dominant over women, influencing other men to act this way and women to believe it is true (Cundiff). The prevalence of these themes in rap music have caused many critics to blame hip hop for the growing sexualization of adolescent girls and the hookup culture that became more evident when hip hop rose to popularity. Carolyn West, associate professor of psychology and the study of…

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  • Analysis Of Rap Lyrics By Anthony Elonis

    little cuts.” Elonis was doing what many people do when they are going through a tough time, finding a safe outlet such as writing. However, prosecutors are now specifically searching out lyrics from rap songs to match them with crimes and use them as motives. The courts are allowing admission of rap lyrics as evidence and by doing so, allowing juries to judge a person’s moral character by his art. If it becomes the norm to convict a suspect of a crime based on…

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  • Violence: The Role Of Violence In The Media

    There are various factors that lead to a violent society; high crime rate, media, poverty and etc. However, a lot of these factors can be terminated and the best way to do so is by starting with media. The media displays a lot of violence and it has caused more negative outcomes rather than positive. Media is a major part of today’s society and has a huge impact on its views. Violence, is a huge part of media and is associated in pretty much everything. If there were no laws or precautions taken…

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  • Analysis Of How To Pimp A Butterfly, By Kendrick Lamar

    Kendrick Lamar is a widely recognised American rapper and songwriter from Compton, California. His music is notorious for its diverse range of musical genres and exposure of the socio-political struggles that African-Americans face growing up in America. Through the study of Section80 (2011) and How to Pimp a Butterfly (2015), this essay will explore the ways in which Kendrick Lamar uses his music to express socio-political issues, and if his rise to fame effects this. Lamar’s first independent…

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  • Hip-Hop Revolution Rap By Jeffrey Ogbar Summary

    Book Review The book called Hip-Hop Revolution The Culture and Politics of Rap by Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar was a very informative, historical source for learning about the background of how hip hop came to be. Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar is an associate professor of history and director of the institute for African American Studies at the University of Connecticut. With his skills, Jeffrey Ogbar writes a book that examines genders in hip hop, authenticity of hip hop, and races that had an influence on hip…

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  • I Spoke To The Devil In Miami By Jashseh Afroy

    “I spoke to the devil in Miami, he said everything would be fine”. Good morning/ Afternoon members of the Poetry Road Show. Jahseh Onfroy, better known by his stage name XXXTentacion, is an American rapper from Lauderhill, Florida. Despite best been known for his breakthrough track, “look at me”, containing, vile, explicit language, he has been misrepresented. Throughout his career, Jahseh has expressed his feelings of depression and grief. This is evident in his track, “I Spoke to The Devil in…

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  • Rap Music: The Social Problem Of Rap Music

    increased teen violence in America is one of intricacy and one with with many proposed causes. One proposed cause that has certainly gained popularity is that a child’s exposure to rap music at a young age and into their adolescence is to blame for the violent acts he or she commits as a teen. What’s behind rap’s bad rap? Its correlation to teen violence is a complex social issue that has quite polarizing stances taken on it. Sid Kirchheimer of WebMD Health News points out that traditionally…

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