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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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  • Ice Rape History

    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 a song that described the relationship with police officers and African Americans. “Fuck Tha Police”. The time that N.W.A released their Straight Outta Compton album, the Los Angeles Police Department was taking major forces…

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  • Film Analysis: Straight Outta Compton

    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 release of the film “Straight Outta Compton” allowed many different depictions and interpretations to arise, focusing on its culture and music. “Straight Outta Compton” was a biopic that was not afraid to address many controversial and…

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  • The Nigga Ya Love To Hate Analysis

    “Rap is something you do; Hip-Hop is something you live.” Words spoke by one of Hip-Hop culture’s philosophers and celebrated artists, KRS-One nearing the end of what is considered the genre’s golden age of its creativity and influence in the mid-1990s. For some, the statement is self-explanatory and almost reverent in it pronouncement. For others on the outer periphery of rap music and its associated culture, the delineation between the two may be murky. Nonetheless, the statement has much to…

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  • Set It Off Analysis

    American Cultural practices frequently absent in presentations of ethnic life”(Smith-Shomade, 26). The aspect that are applied about female characters in, Set It Off, is so profound as to how black women were viewed into the scenes in comparison to, Straight Outta Compton. For the majority of the movie, Set It Off, is focused on black female characters who are the main resource in the film. The female characters in, Set it off the specific aspect of black female was…

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  • Mary Louise Pratt Summary

    problem with the music business is that it is unpredictable. If a genre of music came along with the same amount of support as Hip-hop and promoted violence, the effects can be lethal. For example, NWA’s protest song “F*** tha Police” from the album Straight Outta Compton expressed violence and hate toward the police officers and indicated that they were rapist. There still has been resistance to violence to the society of hip-hop. Master P, who is the president of No Limit records had…

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  • Understanding The Meaning Of Art

    shedding a poetic side for justice and peace among the black community that suffers from police brutality like Smiths Twilight interviews, whereas fellow N.W.A member “Ice Cube” states in one of his songs “Fuck The Police”, “Fuck the police coming straight from the underground a young nigga got it bad cause I 'm brown”(Line 1-2).…

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  • Film Summary: Scenarios

    A 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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  • 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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  • Hip Hop Masculinity

    the infectious tunes soon became a source of “good vibes” and freedom of expression through a form of lyrical nourishment as shown in AfrikkaBambataa’s “Planet Rock” and Sugar Hill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight” ; correspondingly, albums like NWA’s “Straight Outta Compton” shifted Hip Hop to a more aggressive tone .Rappers in hip hop have created a false representation of masculinity by promoting a flawed understanding on power,strength,and virility. “Gangsta”rappers in Hip Hop create a false…

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