New school hip hop

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  • Gangsta Rap Vs. New School Hip Hop

    Old-school rap describes the earliest commercially recorded hip hop music.Old-school hip-hop is noted for its relatively simple rapping techniques compared to later hip-hop music ("Old School Hip Hop vs. New School Hip Hop."). Artists such as Melle Mel would use few syllables per bar of music with simple rhythms and moderate tempo. Gangsta rap was also developed in the mid-80s and was big game changer for the genre with its explicit and violent lyrics. As other rap groups fed off of the genre and started battling with other artists through their lyrics, the genre "gangsta rap" began growing. Much of the subject matter of old school hip-hop centers around partying and having a good time. The respective disciplines of rapping and DJing continued to evolve, leading to the mid-80s era known as the golden age of hip-hop. Hip-hop’s golden age is a name given to a mainstream hip hop period. The golden age is usually cited as the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s ("When Was the Golden Age of Rap?". The golden age of hip-hop is said to be characterized by its diversity quality, innovation, and influence. The artists most often associated with the period are LL Cool J, Run-D.M.C., Public Enemy, Ice-T, Geto Boys, N.W.A., Tupac, and Biggie Smalls ( Cooper,…

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  • Graffiti And Hip Hop Culture

    be Cornbread, a high school student from Philadelphia, who in 1967 started tagging city walls to get the attention of a girl. But it was only in the 1980s that galleries began to showcase graffiti as artwork.(look up “where did graffiti start) The word graffiti comes from the Greek word ‘graphein’ which means ‘to write’.Graffiti was first found…

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  • Golden Age Of Rap Music

    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 Called Quest,…

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  • Jon Bellion Research Paper

    Jon Bellion is a Grammy Award winning producer, songwriter, singer and rapper. Jon was born on December 26, 1990 in Long Island, New York. Started playing piano when he was six and has stuck with music ever since then. In high school, he was torn between playing basketball, and making music. Finally in his junior year he decided to focus fully on music. After high school Bellion attended Five Towns College, but eventually dropped out with his band Beautiful Mind. With the promise to always have…

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  • Gangster Rap Vs Rap

    someone correlate hip-hop music to gangster rap are such cases where a murder of an artist from gangster rap genre would make others look upon those deaths and see what they assume is a fair and balanced picture of what rap and hip-hop is all about: murder, drugs, and money. In truth, much of the conflict in hip-hop has moved inward, as its players are fighting battles of ideas and emotions rather than gangster rap artist’s battle for dominance over another person. Gangster rap ultimately is…

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  • What Is Hip Hop Music?

    Hip hop is a very popular type of music. The music was so vast that it has developed its own culture! It has developed a lot over the years. The story started on August 11, 1973 on 1520, Sedgwick Avenue. DJ Kool Herc, a building resident, was entertaining at his sister’s back- to- school party. He tried something new on his turntable- he extended the instrumental beat (breaking) to let people dance longer (break dancing) and began rapping during the extended break dancing. This had never been…

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  • Hip Hop And Basketball Artwork Essay

    Ideas for Hip Hop and Basketball Artwork: The Evolution of the corporate side of the NBA in their acknowledgement and acceptance of hip hop. The basketball and hip hop culture merger was established in 1984 and from 1984 to 2009, a new era was founded, known as “The Dunkadelic Era.” June is the official national basketball and hip hop cultural month for multiple reasons. During the month of June, there is the NBA finals, the start of the WNBA season, and the beginning of summer fun for…

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  • Hip Hop Fashion Essay

    Friday afternoon, and I figured what’s better than having a little nostalgic moment and watching old hip-hop videos. I started with Biggies ‘s "Hypnotize" then I moved all the way to Lil Wayne’s "Bling Bling" . I thought to myself, “ My, has Hip-Hop fashion changed” from Armani suits, to tank tops and sagging jeans. But one thing I can say, these men in the beginning of their careers have never been considered homosexual because no matter what they wore it was still considered “street” or…

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  • Graffiti: The Golden Age Of Hip Hop

    Of course, towards the mid-1980s the new school or the golden age of Hip hop was brought into the light. At the time when Hip hop was developing in the 70s almost every graffiti artist was either in a gang or group and they were trying to mark their territory or promote their group. Graffiti is a certain style of art that was painted with spray paint and is illegal in most areas because it is vandalizing private property. There was different forms of graffiti one was a tag. According to Michael…

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  • Poem Analysis: Made You Look By Nas

    have learned about hip-hop this semester. This course has provided me with a new meaning as to what hip-hop really was like, how the whole movement got started, and what the lifestyle really consisted of. Through listening to song recordings, going through in-depth lyrical analyses, thoroughly reading book chapters, and attending and listening to Dr. Porco’s lectures, I know that I have a much deeper knowledge of the roots of hip-hop. I believe that I have grasped an understanding of the value…

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