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  • Hip Hop

    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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  • Hip Hop And Hip-Hop Culture

    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

    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: The Rise And Fall Of Hip-Hop

    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 Negatives

    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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  • Hip Hop Subculture

    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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  • Misogyny In Hip Hop

    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

    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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  • Essay On Hip Hop

    Many of Hip Hop critiques tend to believe that people that listen to the genre are more likely to take lyrics literally and pursue being violent. In an investigation conducted by Philip Bump, a political reporter for the Wire, he compares Hip Hop 's popularity in the Billboard Charts to the crime rates at specific times. At the end of his investigation, he discovers that there is in fact no correlation between the amount of crimes committed and the popularity of Hip Hop. He discovered that…

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  • Hip Hop Is Not A Culture

    Hip-hop is not an art form but instead it should be considered a culture. Hip-hop is a culture that divides into 4 art forms Rap, breakdancing, graffiti, and deejaying. Each one of these art forms has their own call to fame from the slick metaphors that rap offers to the rhythmic body motions of a break dancer the tasteful images on buildings and billboards from graffiti artist all the way down to the cool hip sounds from the dj dash board. Now even though these 4 branches support the Hip-hop…

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