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  • Analysis Of The Hip Hop Nation By Toure

    In his essay, The Hip Hop Nation. Whose is it? In the End, Black Men Must Lead, Toure defines the complexity and selectivity that associated with the hip hop nation. I like his writing style, in the begging of his essay when he said that no map maker would respect this nation because it has no fixed boundaries, no physical land, no single chief, and no exact date of origin. Rather, hip hop nation is a state of mind. And he credits Muhammad Ali, Bob Marley, Huey Newton, and James Brown as being…

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  • Compare And Contrast Hip Hop And Poetry

    be poetry or hip-hop. Poetry and hip-hop an ongoing debate on whether or not they are compatible or completely irrelevant. What is poetry? Poetry is the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm. Hip hop a musical style that express feelings and ideas with the use of beats and rhythm. Hip hop and poetry share a mutual characteristic RHYTHM. Rhythm in music as well as poetry give the lyrics style and emotion to inspire the listeners. Although in hip hop rhythm is…

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  • Snoop Dogg's Influence On Hip Hop

    Flashing lights, money, and fame, for many hip hop artists these are just normal aspects of life that they experience everyday. In the 80’s and 90’s, most rappers achieved this level of stardom through gangster rap. “Gangsta rap” is known for being based off of gang relations, drugs, and sex, and because of this, many people couldn’t enjoy a very popular form of art. This form of hip hop was popular for its “edgy, noisy sound [, and] lyrically it was abrasive, as the rappers spun profane,…

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  • Analysis Of Hip-Hop: A Cultural Movement

    I found Monday’s class very interesting with respect to a better understanding of what a cultural movement is and how it applies to hip-hop. At first, I must admit that I did not understand how my peers were illustrating that hip-hop could be recognized as a cultural movement and yet it is however, criticized as a movement that does not impact social change or progress. I immediately thought, that this notion was very incorrect. A cultural movement when recognized as a cultural movement should…

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  • The Portrayal Of Women In Hip Hop Culture

    number of issues related to sexuality and gender. The report will explore many of these issues in situations such as the portrayal of women in hip hop music videos, peer and family expectations relating to gender identity and personal attitudes, values and beliefs about sexual orientation. Portrayal of women in hip hop culture Within music videos in the hip hop industry we see the portrayal of women as sexual objects rather than human beings. In class we watched just three music videos, Candy…

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  • Female Influence In Hip-Hop Culture

    looking back through Hip-Hop culture there are a few main names that come to mind such as Kurtis Blow, Easy E, Run DMC, Eric B, and many more. However, males are not the only ones who have shaped and created this culture. When talking about female influence in Hip-Hop it all begins with Salt N’ Pepa. Salt N’ Pepa, one of the first female rap groups, changed the face of Hip-hop. They paved the way for women in this male dominant industry. Salt N’ Pepa has also influenced Hip-hop culture greatly…

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  • Hip Hop Vs Rap Essay

    Hip-hop as a genre has been used in the past as a means for oppressed peoples to stand up against “racial and socioeconomic injustices, which are deeply embedded within American culture”(Henry, West, & Jackson 238). Although, the hip hop and rap genres were used as a tool they have also been very harmful to the images of the black women. Hip hop culture has embraced misogyny as a norm and a practice that most relevant artists participate in. The lyrics in the songs promote this attitude, and…

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  • Hip Hop Culture Research Paper

    Hip hop is an influential part of urban and pop cultures since its exponential rise in popularity since the early 1970s. The rise of hip hop in urban communities effectively reduced the increasing levels of gang related violence and injustice in society, regardless of the stigma of a negative influence imposed by the mainstream media. The absolute positive ideals of hip hop and its positive effects are evident in the history of hip hop culture, seen through Zulu nation, and even in present day…

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  • Hip Hop: African-American Culture

    Hip Hop is a form of music that was popularized by the African-American culture, and was said to have originated in the 1970’s, in New York. This genre spread very quickly because it was not just a music style, but included a very unique expression of lyrics, beats, dancing, and style of dress. Under the formation of Hip Hop, rap music was also invented as DJ’s and MC’s spoke to a beat using rhyming words. Hip Hop was very influential, so as time went on, the style of music spread, which…

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  • Social Issues In Hip Hop

    regards to those who have been marginalized by society; have been implemented to aid in the progression of society and countries. The specific weapon of choice that seems to have the world’s youth/young adult population in rhythmic revolt is Hip Hop. Hip Hop in all its elements…

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