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    Based on a thorough review of the literature, it is widely suggested that today’s influence of Hip Hop is what influences media and entertainment such as pop music, film and fashion. All of which are major forces that transfers culture to today’s youth. Thus, the significance of this literature review is that it will present the primary concepts and themes that are relevant to how hip hop effects politics, why hip hop has such a big part on today’s fashion and also how hip hop is about expression. Specifically, this literature review will present the following themes: fashion, politics and cultural value. One primary finding of this literature review is that hip hop brought people together, rather than find what we have different. Hip hop…

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    what the hip-hop movement is about when he said “Hip hop culture has done more for race relations in American than anything since Martin Luther King. And I really believe that.” In the state of New York, it was rough for the youth growing up during the 1970s who were residents of the working-class areas and the housing projects. There was high crime rate and the gang mentality was at its peak. Much of the youth growing up in these areas were uninterested in joining gangs but still were…

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    Hip Hop Thesis

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    aspire to become different things in life. The little Asian girl down the street wants to be a Veterinarian. There is a little Caucasian girl in California who wants to be an Olympic volleyball player. There is a little girl in Ireland who wants nothing more than to be an opera singer. And in Louisiana there is a little Black girl who wants to be the girl you see in the music videos. Hip Hop in its entirety is a global phenomenon started by African Americans who revamped a mixture Rock, R&B,…

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    Hip-hop is another name for rap and it originally started as a means of bringing the youth together in the inner cities, but as its popularity began to grow so did the purpose behind it. There is six elements to hip hop and they include: a B-boy and B-girl, DJing, MCing, beat boxing, graffiti, and knowledge. With the rise of the hip-hop era, DJ’s are initially the most important because they play the music at events and keep the crowd dancing. Later on, MC’s gain popularity as they resemble the…

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    Hip Hop Sociology

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    Hip-hop originally started because DJ Herc’s little sister did not have any money for shoes and clothes. They decided to have a party and charge guess to enter. Drug use and the crime rate was high in New York City when hip-hop started in the mid-1970s. To try and eliminate some of the issues DJ’s threw block parties. To avoid issues around their community the residents participated. After that the hip-hop culture surfaced through the neighborhood. It then became the most popular thing in the…

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    Hip Hop Negatives

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    In essence, it is important to know that not all forms of hip hop are portrayed negatively. Hip hop started as a way to escape from the negative things that were going on around the community. As we look at the media and what they say about hip hop, we should consider all the positive things hip hop bring to the world as well. Some hip hop artist, such as Lecrae, a gospel rapper, has helped many children change their lives around. Gabe Ramirez, a CNN reporter writes an article about how hip hop…

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    Misogyny In Hip Hop

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    that everyone can connect with, and as long it continues to progress, our society will as well. Hip Hop is one specific genre that has geared towards many debates regarding the direction that it is taking towards its listeners. This genre has found a way for other genres to satisfy its style and unpreventable appeal. Since 1980 hip hop has changed individuals’ mindsets but not always in a positive factor. Hip hop has been a foundation and trend setter for our culture as well as a guide for the…

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    Hip Hop Influence

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    Being the most popular and controversial genre & topic across the world, hip-hop sums up the problems in today’s society whether it’s dealing with teen rebellion, African-Americans interaction with police officers, poverty, or even injustice. Hip-Hop is the voice of the people in an assertive way, it has positive influences as well as some negatives. However the negative Influences of Gang Violence and The Encouraging of Unprincipled Behavior can be solved by Community leaders mentoring the…

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    Hip Hop Subculture

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    Hip Hop has its origins from a resistance movement during the 1970s. Rap music which is one aspect of hip hop, was mainstreamed in the late 1980s and 1990s. These genres of music have since developed as a cultural and artistic sensation affecting youth around the world (Alridge and Stewart 2005). Similarly dancehall also emerged in the late 1970s in Jamaica not only as a musical style but as the basis for a type of recreational lifestyle. Initially, all presented genres have reflected social,…

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    Hip Hop Influence

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    Hip-hop is arguably the biggest influence on today’s youth. Being born in the 1990’s, I was able to witness the positive and negative influences hip-hop has had on my generation, as well as be a part of the audience that has brought hip-hop to be as prevalent around the world as it is today. Now, as the artists of my generation were raised by hip-hop, these same artists will be responsible for the future of hip-hop. I did not always like hip-hop, so my first impression of it came with…

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