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  • The Ride Back In Time Analysis

    The advertisement does present the ideal image of how the adults should push themselves to become successful. By having Nas deliver his voiceover in a formal tone in the advertisement, it gave the audience something that they would appreciate. With that being said, the formal tone was determined when viewing the advertisement because the phrase “the ride” refers to a train, having Nas traveling on the train, he is surrounded by professional adults, making a connection that people tend to dress formal travel by train to get to business events and also it wouldn’t make sense to have Nas deliver his tone in an informal tone. According to the website Distilled from the text “Finding Your Brand’s Voice – How to Shape a Tone of Voice”, “Formal language can convey a sense of professionalism as well as the qualities of being authoritative and respectful.” (Cummings). In addition to the nostalgia emotional appeal, the sound in the background is again the instrumental of “N.Y. State of Mind”, a melancholy tone it could be a rhythm and blues instrumental. According to Ebscohost for the Full Sail University…

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  • Hell On Earth Analysis

    Brownsville, Brooklyn is not fair. Murder capital of NYC. 40% of our tenants live under the poverty line, 30+ years serving as Brooklyn’s lead example of an active urban war zone, an inevitably steady barrage of violence that punctuates all idle hours, and a constant over abundance of police officers, cars and helicopters that are flat out disturbing..in 2016. There’s no coincidence many Nas, Jay Z, and even Mobb Deep classics are still audibly relevant in content as you casually dodge 10…

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  • Black Girl Lost By Frank Ocean Analysis

    compared to prior time periods. It could be because of the constant betrayals but also the attitude men have toward women. When analyzing “Pyramids” by Frank Ocean and “Black Girl Lost” by Nas we see the same perspective in both songs or poems. The modern day black women has fallen in a downward spiral from the grace and glory in which they were held in the past. Frank Ocean brings so much with the different elements he put into his project to help understand and relate the two parts of his…

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  • Importance Of Na Dainyam Na Palayanam

    “Na Dainyam, Na Palayanam” Shri Krishna said to Arjuna in the consecrated Mahabharata, “Na Dainyam, Na Palayanam”, implying that one should never escape from his problems in life, and never even quit and bow to their enemies. According to Him, once you build a will, and decide not to back out on your mind, body or spiritual level, you have already won the life battle. Focus only on your goal while overpowering your biggest enemies - Lust, Anger, Greed and Extreme Attachment – and you are half…

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  • The Importance Of Rap Music

    We need to impose law and sanction authority upon rap music that is verbally racist, demoralizing and abusive. Rap music has played a huge role in this generation for kids, ages 13 to 18 and has powerfully influenced their thoughts as rock music influenced teenagers in the past. The difference is that a lot of rock music talks about love, political activeness, or sometimes the telling of a simple story. All in all rock music for the most part was not as derogatory as rap music is today.…

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  • Lil Dicky Analysis

    Lil Dicky’s Emotional Rap Ballad Lil Dicky, real name David Andrew Burd, is a comedic rapper. He’s risen to fame by a reaching out to a group that generally doesn’t relate to more traditional rappers, upper-middle class white men. His first complete album, Professional Rapper, reached no.1 on the Billboard comedy and rap albums chart and no.7 on the Billboard top 200. Standing out from the rest of the comedic album is Molly, a song that follows him through the pain of attending the wedding of…

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  • Rae Sremmurd's 'No Type'

    Rae Sremmurd’s “No Type” is a great example of a song that sounds like every other rap song on the radio. Making use of the words “bad bitches” and “nigga” gives a negative set of ideals or purpose that often has a negative influence over the modern population (RaeSremmurdVEVO, 2014). Using the same melodies, tones, and word pronunciations the song becomes recycled, thus giving the modern population an idea of what is common and what isn’t. Consistency is a “must” in modern day music using the…

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  • Essay About Rap Culture

    life in its culture. The effects the hip hop culture has affected America in are language, race, and inspiration. The first point that Hip hop has affected in American Society was language. Language has a huge effect on hip hop, because of the fact that everyone who raps must use it whether it is good or bad. There is a positive and negative to using language in hip hop. One positive is that people, will know how to speak a different English when their rapping. There is also a negative in hip…

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  • Nas Case Study

    1. To evaluate the operational structure, outcomes processes and tools of the NAS. 2. To make recommendations regarding the future development, implementation and governance of the initiative, in line with NAS’s focus on continuous improvement. CHCLC initially failed to attain this accreditation; it has taken three years for the administrative staff to work through the process sufficiently to attain accreditation, with majority of issues being due to the lack of understanding of the importance…

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  • Hip Hop Influence

    Being the most popular and controversial genre & topic across the world, hip-hop sums up the problems in today’s society whether it’s dealing with teen rebellion, African-Americans interaction with police officers, poverty, or even injustice. Hip-Hop is the voice of the people in an assertive way, it has positive influences as well as some negatives. However the negative Influences of Gang Violence and The Encouraging of Unprincipled Behavior can be solved by Community leaders mentoring the…

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