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  • Hip Hop Music Argument Analysis

    Cross Movement, whose music is free of negativity. However, according to Science Daily, the drug references in rap songs have increased greatly between 1979 and 2008. (www.sciencedaily.com) In some of his songs, such as I Feel Like Dying and Kush, Lil Wayne raps about drugs and how he feels while using them. He does not discourage the use of drugs and, in fact, praises the illegal substances. His message is heard by millions of impressionable black adolescents who are greatly influenced by…

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  • Golden Age Of Rap Music

    Rap: The Story of the Streets Everybody in the house say hey! I have something to say! New school rap versus old “boom bap” find out who is better today! Rap, it began as a form of storytelling, giving an artist a way to voice their lives for others to hear. There resides several different “Era’s” of rap, but the two biggest have always been “new school” and “Golden age. The so called “golden age” was set during the late 1980’s to the early 1990’s and consisted of acts such as, KRS-One, A Tribe…

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  • How Can Music Affect Your Life

    Albert Einstein once said, "Life without playing music is inconceivable... I get most joy in life out of music." Music has been known to bring people joy, but can it bring people success? Music had been a constant in today’s society, whether it be through a computer, mp3, phone, or on the radio. Music is heard all throughout the world, and what is not known about it, is that it can enhance ones athletic ability. Music impacts athletic preparation and performance in five ways: dissociation,…

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  • Hip Hop And Basketball Research Paper

    Hip hop artist and basketball players are both performers, who have a rich connection and similar persona, showcasing style, swagger, urbanism, bravado, and coolness. This rich bond was established in 1979; from 1984 to 2009, a new era was conceived, known as “The Dunkadelic Era.” In 1979, the first mainstream explicit connection between hip-hop and basketball was established. The Sugarhill Gang’s hit song “Rapper’s Delight,” which is commonly referred to as the first mainstream hip-hop song,…

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  • The Short And Tragic Life Of Robert Peace Analysis

    Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace,” written by Jeff Hobbs, lies an illustration of the influence of the Hip Hop Culture subgenres that has been located throughout many life stories in the past half century told by famous singers such as Eminem, Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, 50 cent, Dr. Dre and many others. The Hip Hop Culture is described as individuals being prone to detail the struggles of life in the course of a brutally honest point of opinion. In “The Short and Tragic Life…

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  • The Role Of Censorship In Rap Music

    purchased music after rock for all age groups. This was according to the Recording Industry Association of America. (Thompson, 27). Hip hop’s success can be proven by two artists who topped the charts in 2007 and 2008, rapper Jay-Z or Shawn Carter and Lil Wayne, respectively. The fastest selling rap albums in history and the first album to go number on Billboard Album charts were created by Caucasian rappers the Beastie Boys and Eminem. Assistant Professor of Afro American and African Studies…

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  • Hip Hop Music: The Evolution Of Rap Music

    genre continues to morph. Now, the rhyming is changing; before artists would compare things that match or sound alike, but now rappers say anything. For example, I was riding in the car with my stepdad and Bandz A Make Her Dance by Juicy J featuring Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz was playing, and 2 Chainz says “2 Chainz, four bracelets,”. He asked me, “That’s what rap has come to. No rhyming, just saying whatever.” Yes, 2 Chainz is referring to his jewelry but what he says does not rhyme which was the…

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  • Ariana Grande Dangerous Woman Analysis

    Ariana Grande is a twenty three year old television actress better known as a pop music singing sensation. Ms. Grande began singing and acting at a young age, which landed her a role in a Broadway play before she hit sixteen. In 2010, she landed her big break. Starring in the Nickelodeon series, Victorious, as Cat Valentine, she played as a “goofy aspiring singer.” (biography.com) Ariana Grande dropped her single “The Way” which went triple platinum in 2013. After her single, she went on to…

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  • Summary: Rap Music's Effect On Youth

    overdosing on this substance. Drugs such as marijuana have been promoted in the rap industry since the start, making it the third most used drug in the United States (National Institute on Drug Abuse 2014). Rappers such as Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa and Lil Wayne promote the use of the drug, often their personas are linked with the substance. Marijuana usage of teens has increased by eighty percent since 2012, which could be a direct factor of the promotion of this drug in the media. 52 million…

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  • Vocal Fry Analysis

    In the professional world vocal fry in women sounds to be an issue. That’s the thing, the professional world. In the article “From Upspeak to Vocal Fry: Are We “Policing” Young Women's Voices” the victim of the growing modern age seems to be having issues with her vocal fry, She also happens to work for news radio, which probably has an older target audience who ends up becoming the judges of her voice. Although my experience in retail, ALDO & Plato’s Closet, might be relevant. Since retail…

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