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  • Analysis Of Menace II Society And Straight Outta Compton

    Straight Outta Compton, released in 2015, follows the formation of N.W.A. and the biographies of Eazy-E, Ice Cube, and Dr. Dre. Although both directors employ vernacular…

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  • Ice Rape History

    ”Rap has developed various substyles including gangsta rap focusing on the ills of inner-city life. It remains the one of the most dominate popular music styles well into the 21st century” (Starr and Waterman 574). On August 9th, 1988 an album that to this very day is still relevant. Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella, and MC Ren were the original members of the famous rap group N.W.A; which stands for Niggas with Attitude. They released their first album Straight Outta Compton, which featured…

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  • Fuck Tha Police History

    One of the most notorious and unapologetic groups in n rap of the 1980s, N.W.A. (Niggaz Wit Attitude), helped to redefine rap as something that could be intelligent, transformative, and socially aware. You can hear the influences of satire, funk, and realism in their lyrics as well as the impact of artists like Public Enemy, Prince, and RUN DMC. One of their most iconic songs, ‘Fuck Tha’ Police’ was listed on Rolling Stone 's: Greatest Songs of All Time, but it goes much deeper than that. I…

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  • Hip Hop Social Movement

    the first area to expand hip-hop beyond the East Coast. Initially, Too Short, Ice T, and N.W.A"(Penrice ).The group Niggas With Attitude aka N.W.A has affected the world socially whether its social issues like police brutality , changing hip hop music foundation , or impacting today with artist and movies that show their life during their time . The music industry has been affected…

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  • Police Gang Research Paper

    In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, a group called N.W.A. (N**gaz Wit Attitude) was on the rise in the rap industry. Men like N.W.A. generally wore baggy jeans and long white or black oversized t-shirts, some times with ball caps. You can usually tell what gang someone is associated with by the color of shirt and pants they are wearing. Drug trafficking was spreading out of the streets of Los Angeles which was making gangs become richer, better organized and more strapped. Money was everything…

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  • Film Summary: Scenarios

    movie that has really stood out to me for this week’s film review is a rather new movie called, Straight Outta Compton. They go into so much depth with the racial corruption that partook in the mid 1980’s. It revolves around a hip-hop music group known as N.W.A. The members include Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, DJ Yella and MC Ren. It takes place in the streets of Compton, California, as well as many other cities that they traveled during their initial N.W.A. Tour. All of these men share similar…

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  • Hip Hop Style Analysis

    These groups and artists are just a few out of the many names that could have been mentioned from this period. One group in particular from this early period in Hip-hop’s history managed to reach untold heights of acclaim and criticism, esteem and notoriety, is the “unapologetically violent and sexist pioneers of gangsta rap “,N.W.A. The groups original founding members consisted of Eazy-E (Eric Wright), Dr.Dre (Andre Young), Ice Cube (O’Shea Jackson), DJ Yella (Antoine Carraby), Arabian Prince…

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  • Out From Under The Blank Analysis

    assignments as another way to express emotion? Could anything worth having come from allowing rap to be a more acceptaed form of speech? Rap and poetry has gotten a bad "rap" over the last decade. From poetry slams to vulgar rap songs that are degrading to women from a feminist standpoint, it has not been the easiest to listen to. Then come along rap songs from the eighties through the ninties that make a statement about government treatment towards ethnic minorities and cause an uprising of…

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  • Hip Hop Masculinity

    When Gangsta rap music emerged in the 1980’s , with lyrics that promoted violence towards others rap music sales escalated in sales ,and became highly anticipated because of mesmerizing word flow and tactical techniques of major rap groups ; however with the use of violent lyrics in rap music it can have a profound effect on how listeners think and act. Those who are more at risk are teenage minds. The minds of teenagers are still in the development stage which means that their minds are easily…

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  • Film Analysis: Straight Outta Compton

    Biographies have existed for centuries, in which they describe the life and story of a person who once lived. Normally, these are written in the form of a book. However, in today’s time, many are interpreted into a different form of media, in which several films nowadays are those of a biopic, a biographical film. “Straight Outta Compton” is a biopic from 2015 that talks about the career of the hip-hop artists of NWA, Niggas with Attitude- Ice Cube, Easy-E, Dr. Dre, MC Ren, and DJ Yella. The…

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