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  • Reflective Essay On Hip Hop

    My love and appreciation for Hip Hop/ Rap has been a pretty recent attraction. It was something I grew up around, but wasn’t interested in. Most of the people that listened to rap in high school were the more popular kids, so I didn’t think there would be anything I could relate to and stayed away. All I consumed was the stuff on the radio. College changed my rap consumption though. When I was on campus, I found that I was having more and more free time, so I wanted to try out this thing so many…

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  • Violence In Hip Hop Culture

    Violence is a large aspect of the Hip-Hop culture that many people look down upon it for. Originally, Hip Hop was formed to escape the violent nature of the cities through connecting people in an artistic way. Violence was not created from Hip Hop, but rather Hip Hop was created as a way to deal with the violence. It allowed the youth of the city to express what was really going on in these areas of social distress. It was a positive and healthy way to escape the dangers that many young men and…

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  • The Influence Of Hip-Hop In Popular Culture

    Hip-Hop, today, is one of the most influential subcultures in popular culture, and its music is considered to be one of the most popular and powerful genres. In it’s origins, It gave voices to the youth of the 70’s and 80s, and gave them relevance in a world that otherwise wouldn’t through their paintings on New York subways that went “all-city”. Youth and even other, older, individuals with voices that were unheard were eventually heard through all means of Hip-Hop as well. The Hip-Hop movement…

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  • Women In Hip Hop Culture

    proposed is the portrayal of women in Hip Hop culture. This topic is interesting because a lot of people listen to hip hop and just ignore or do not think about how women are being portrayed. In my paper, I will discuss the disadvantages of being a female rapper, how male rappers talk about women in their music, and how women are used in hip hop music videos. What I know from this topic is solely based off experience and my personal life. I listen to hip hop music and some of the lyrics to…

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  • Commercialization Of Hip Hop Culture

    Hip-hop culture developed during the seventies. Throughout its formation, the various elements were at some time or another, deemed unacceptable. Graffiti artists faced jail sentences, break dancing became illegal in some areas, and rap music has been severely criticized for various reasons. These elements were never analyzed in an oppositional manner until recently, however. Hip-hop culture represented the claiming of urban communities by the residents. Writers decorated the empty walls of…

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  • Hip Hop Business Analysis

    Business Mission The Buena Park Museum of Hip Hop conserves significant artifacts as part of an exhibit for the general public to view. The exhibit allows people to explore hip hop by viewing it through an artistic, cultural, and historical lens. The museum breaks new ground for people both well-versed and unfamiliar with the subject. Establishing a museum fills a community need by educating people, and engaging the local population. The business aims to serve as a source of entertainment, a…

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  • Hip Hop Nation Summary

    concept through hip hop music and its associated culture. The authors are in agreement that hip hop began in the United States as a primarily African American art form. They share the belief that it is not solely a genre, but a culture. Bennett and Alim explore the globalization of hip hop culture and how it is adapted and appropriated in space and place. They are suitable for comparison due to their similar focus. Both articles explore the hip hop genre and its associated culture. Hip hop is…

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  • The Japanese Hip-Hop Subculture

    Hip-Hop was introduced in Japan in the 1980’s when the U.S Hip-Hop artists came to tour and did their concerts. Also, it became popular through U.S media and movies like “Wild Style” taken place in the Bronx, which got the first generation Japanese hip hoppers into hip hop. The main elements in Hip-Hop was Djing, break dancing, and graffiti. Mostly likely Japanese hip hoppers are teenagers and in their 20’s. Discos was the spot for hip hoppers to come and chill, but since Djing came along it…

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  • Hip Hop In South Korea

    Between the Disconnect: Exploring the Rise of Hip-Hop in South Korea Hip hop was an underground movement during the 90s in South Korea. Members of the hip hop community were few and often rumored to be part of a “Westernized cult” (Maher). Fast forward less than a decade, hip hop has emerged and taken a strong presence in South Korea’s music industry. Amongst the Barbie-like girl groups donning pink school girl skirts and metro-sexual boy bands, hip hop artists are the definite black sheep of…

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  • The History Of Hip Hop Culture

    Many regard hip hop as offensive noise but many of the music’s elements have roots deep in American history and helped shape the country as we know it today. It’s earliest roots date back to the rhythmic music of tribal Africa. Much of the music consisted of drum beats and rhythmic chanting accompanied by melodic vocals and other minor instruments, such as, shakers, string instruments, and flutes. Today’s rap music is also centralized around heavy beats and the same rhythmic chanting, which we…

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