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    Back in junior high school, I fell so much in love with hip hop music, which was frequently played on our local radio that I got inspired and began to form my own melodies and rhymes. With my new found love in hip-hop, I used to have a notebook, where I wrote down lyrics of popular hip-hop songs I listened to. I involved myself into various talent shows where I performed original music. With my growing interest and the favorable response I received from performing the original melodies and rhymes I wrote, I took it upon myself to pursue music as a career. Thus, I kept on writing songs with every little chance I got. With my lyrics ready, I found it difficult to get original instrumentals to work on, as most instrumentals I found online were…

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    What Is Hip Hop Music?

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    Hip hop is a very popular type of music. The music was so vast that it has developed its own culture! It has developed a lot over the years. The story started on August 11, 1973 on 1520, Sedgwick Avenue. DJ Kool Herc, a building resident, was entertaining at his sister’s back- to- school party. He tried something new on his turntable- he extended the instrumental beat (breaking) to let people dance longer (break dancing) and began rapping during the extended break dancing. This had never been…

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    Hip Hop Music Subculture

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    Hip hop music, also called hip-hop or rap music. It is a music genre consisting of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic of rhythm and blues (R&B). Hip Hop developed as part of culture and subculture defined by four key stylists elements: Mcing/rapping, DJing/scratching, break dancing, and graffiti writing. It is often used to refer to rapping, "hip hop" that denotes the practice of the entire subculture. Even though hip hop is…

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    world of hip-hop music, a vast majority of artists customarily gravitate to forms of expression that center around the objectification and degradation of women. According to Tia Tyree and Michelle Jones, “many have characterized the entire genre as negative” (Tia Tyree & Michelle Jones 54). The substantial presence and rampant usage of misogynistic themes is so evident, the disparaging criticism that hip-hop music receives is perfectly understandable. Negatively labeling the entire genre of…

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    Rap And Hip Hop Music

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    Rap/Hip hop music is a music genre formed in the United States in the 1970s that consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping, a rhythmic, and rhyming speech that is chanted. Rap/Hip-Hop music as we know it today, actually began thousands of years ago in Africa with the “griots”. Griots were village story tellers who played a simple handmade instrument while they told stories of family, village, and hunting events. The griot still is a major form of communication in…

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    Hip Hop or also called Rap music, is a music genre formed in the United States in the 1970s that consists of a stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rapping; a rhythmic and rhyming speech that is chanted. Hip hop has changed in ways making people believe that it is dead and needs resurrection. From young groups like NWA and solo artists like Tupac and The Notorious B.I.G to Young Money and J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar. The evolution in hip hop such as topics, tones, and the desire for…

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    In 1970, the hip-hop music began in a small community in New York City at South Bronx, where drugs, violence, and poverty were common things. During the time, African- Americans are living as subordinate members in society. Basically, hip- hop music represents African Americans’ forms of music including jazz, soul, gospel, and reggae. DJ Kool Herc, was an inventor of the hip- hop music, he started music in his small apartment with young unemployed community members. There was no set of rules…

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    In researching my topic of hip-hop music, I have found two scholarly sources from the Galileo database that I think will prove useful in my final argument paper when paired with the two popular sources that I described in Essay one. The first article, “Can Music Preference Indicate Mental Health Status in Young People?”, published in 2008 by Felicity Baker and William Bor appearing in Australasian Psychiatry, claims that hip-hop and heavy metal music can influence adolescent’s social and…

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    Reality X: The cause and effect of Hip-Hop music In the beginning there were many different genres of music dealing with social issues, these songs were primarily written about war and injustice. They were given a proper place in our history and were remembered as lyrical, musical achievements of their time. This excluded many injustices, including the war against African-Americans. In the 1970’s, was when the music of a generation expressed these indignities, and changed the world. This…

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    There are many impacts hip hop culture and movement of 1980 and through the 2000s have on contemporary young African American identity. Therefore the hip hop cultures and movements of the 1980 through the 2000 had a negative impact on contemporary young African American identity this is due to the fact hip hop artists lyrics often uses negative connotation their music may be considered vulgar and violent and because adolescent will follow what they hear. In addition, adolescents are easily…

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