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  • Stereotypes Of Tyler Perry Movies

    been committed to making just this style of music. Cash Money Records was established in 1991 by Brian Williams also known as "Birdman" (Rys 2013). Today the record label has expanded and is now home to over twenty different music artist including: Lil Wayne, Jay Sean, and Busta Rhymes. Cash Money Records has a high influence on the pop culture we have in the United States today and is the second most successful Hip-hop Record Labels of all time (Shaw 2013). One reason they cause the…

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  • Sexism In Rap Music

    towards women, country (though less frequently) has its’ fair share of sexism. For an example of hypersexualization in rap, I have chosen to examine the popular rap song and correlated music video “Pop That” by French Montana, Rick Ross, Drake, and Lil Wayne. The music video has been viewed nearly 60 million times on VEVO, a music video streaming website, since its’ release in 2013. Throughout the entirety of the five-minute music video, the four rappers are fully clothed at a swimming pool and…

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  • Rap Music's Influence On Pop Culture

    Rap music is one of today 's most successful and influential music forms. But what do we really know about it? Knowledge on rap music in my generation consists mostly about who we think is "doper", whose "played out", who is just a singer posing as a rapper, whether underground or mainstream is better and whose the sexiest. But none of us really know who started this movement. None of us understand what it took to create not just a genre, but a whole culture that influenced our parents ' and…

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  • Music's Forbidden Fruit Analysis

    Music’s Forbidden Fruit “I know my God, I know my God seen His breaks and His edges are jagged for giving that pain to His city in gold,” says Noname in Chance the Rapper’s song “Finish Line/Drown.” Religion has been one of the most popular conversations since the beginning of time; whether you are religious or not, the question of how we came to be has crossed your mind. What is religion? It is defined as the belief in a god or gods, but does it mean something different to you? If you think…

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  • The Morality Of Tattoos

    “Good luck finding a job!” Every tattooed person hears this phrase at least once in his or her lifetime, if not, every other day. The popularity of tattoos has grown a lot with the beginning of the 21st century, and they have become more and more accepted and tolerated. A poll conducted by Fox News in March 2014 suggests that one out of every five Americans who voted has at least one or more tattoos (13). The most common reasons to get a tattoo are to perpetuate something of value – a dead or…

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  • Sexism In Popular Music Analysis

    As a Student Leader in the Grinnell Dining Hall, a large part of my job is to make a safe work environment for our workers. This includes monitoring the music we play in the dishroom. Oftentimes, I find myself only catching explicit, sexist, or racist lyrics as a song ended, leaving me wondering what I missed. This spurred my interest in the possibility of sexist content going unnoticed or unprocessed in music, and the possible consequences this might have. In this paper, I will seek to explore…

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  • Reflective Essay: Self Identity And Personal Identity

    I am a white femme presenting human. I don’t feel like it is my place to define what being black means- or on the other hand, what it doesn’t mean. By no means do I want to broaden the culture of stereotyping folks based off of their own personal identity. In our class this semester we have talked at length about black artists who have been judged based off of how black they are or how black they aren’t. It isn’t easy to define “what black is, and what black ain’t”. Everyone has a different…

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  • Corinthians 10: 10-10 Analysis

    John 10:10; 10 The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it abundantly. Even the devil can disguise himself when approaching the children of God. Our defense is God, love and humility. Let us embrace the good news that no evil scheme can ruin us if we abide in the light of the glorious Gospel of true freedom, which is in Jesus Christ and Him alone. 2 Corinthians 4:6-12; 6 For God, who commanded the light…

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  • How To Win Friends And Influence People Analysis

    Neither Dale Carnegie nor the publishers, Simon and Schuster, anticipated more than this modest sale. To their amazement, the book became an overnight sensation, and edition after edition rolled off the presses to keep up with the increasing public demand. Now to Win Friends and InfEuence People took its place in publishing history as one of the all-time international best-sellers. It touched a nerve and filled a human need that was more than a faddish phenomenon of post-Depression days, as…

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