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  • Shawty Lo Research Paper

    out his solo career was nothing less than successful. In 2008, Shawty Lo released a single called “Dunn Dunn’’. This song was produced by Born Immaculate and is the second single from Shawty Lo's debut solo album. "Dunn Dunn" was intended to be a diss directly aimed at rapper T.I., after Shawty Lo assumed T.I. dissed him on his song Big Things Poppin with the lyrics, ‘’See I said Im a king and them lames started laughing, same sucker now want the king on the track with him.”Rapper T.I. then began to call himself the King of the South. This was the start of a highly publicized feud between the two. T.I. later responded by shooting the music video for his single "What Up, What's Happening" in Bowen Homes, Shawty Lo's childhood neighborhood. The feud reached its climax at the November 2008 Dirty Awards, where the entourages of both artists clashed during the ceremony, forcing it to be shut down. It was later publicly ended on March 7, 2009, when Shawty Lo and T.I. appeared on-stage together at Club Crucial in Bankhead, for T.I.'s farewell concert. On March 9, 2009, Shawty Lo released a song titled "Roll the Dice"; the song is known for marking the end of the feud between him and fellow Atlanta-based rapper T.I. Shawty Lo was very inspired by 50 cent. He felt like 50 cent knew what it took to get his career back booming because he felt like they had familiar life stories as he stated, "It feels like it's familiar with 50's life. That's why I ran with him. Another label could've…

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  • To Be An American Soldier Analysis

    What It Means To be American To be an American means not being afraid to follow your dreams and follow your heart. To be an American means be willing to fight for what is right and not just for yourself, but for other people you may like or dislike. An American is a hard worker that makes sacrifices for the greater good. It is okay to work hard and suffer and have delayed gratification. There are many songs that provide words that will move you and leave you feeling pride for your country. The…

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  • Lil Wayne Research Paper

    The Best Rappers of their Generation In every single age, we come to encounter new artists in which cause a modification in the phase of a genre. The best association of such are Artist Marshall Mathers known as Eminem, and Dwayne Michael Carter Jr acknowledged as Lil Wayne. Even with a past generation of successful rappers. We can see the actual achievement and caliber of the quality of Eminem with Lil Wayne with all the contributions subsidized to Hip Hop. The new type of music with the gifts…

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  • Lil Yachty Research Paper

    Lil Yachty, a rapper from Atlanta, Georgia, began feeling as if he could be more than just the average rapper and quickly changed the habits he possessed. One night, he had a dream about being visited by a God, who wanted to take him to Rapper Hell, to see what will happen to him if he continues on the path that he is on. God tells him, “I will be sending someone that will guide you through Rapper Hell”. Lil Yachty wakes up to the face of Tupac Shakur a famous rapper in front of him. Lil Yachty…

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  • Rap Music Vs. New School Vs. Old School Rap

    Introduction Background Wordplay, lyrics, poems and storytelling rap comes in different types of forms from different types of people. Rap music, one of the formally genres of music that is still very popular today. Rap was originally started in the late 70s it became very popular over time, it reached its peak in the late 90s. Legends in the 90s such as Tupac, Biggie and Nas changed the game and created beautiful pieces of art with their words. Or do you prefer new school? Future legends such…

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  • Live Your Life And Longfellow Analysis

    keeps on. It goes on and the way we are and the laws determines how people should live life. If you want to think back on all the choices you had made and for example, the future lies ahead of you so sometimes you gotta put the bad things in your pocket and continue a good day.. In today’s essay we will be comparing and contrasting T.I’s “live your life and Longfellow “A Psalm of life” to see how their messages of life compares to both stories. Longfellow and T.i are alike because they both…

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  • Hangover Target Audience

    promotion of a distinctive sound across all three films. The examination of the ‘Official’ trailer for The Hangover, ‘Trailer #3’ for The Hangover II, and ‘Trailer #2’ for The Hangover III reveal similar musical elements and a strategic use of hip hop songs throughout each trailer. The trailer for The Hangover features the song “Live Your Life” sung by T.I and featuring Rihanna. The song was released in October 2008 and was very popular as evidenced by its ranking at the top of the music charts.…

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  • Video Vixen Argumentative Speech

    She is a young, attractive brown-haired woman who gratuitously cavorts with her breasts completely exposed, left only with a flesh-colored bikini bottom to adorn her lean and silky-smooth frame. She is the object of desire among Thicke, Pharrell and T.I., as they exchange jeers and glances of accordance praising her half-naked body as if she were a token of sexual pleasure for them. She becomes the center of attention, engaging in flirtatious behavior in the transaction to incite interest, and…

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  • The Hip Hop Culture

    Media Perception and Portrayal The positivity of this culture is seen when the artists are able to give back to the community and promoting positive music. This culture trend tends to be “ever-changing” every year as new artist are introduced to the culture. This culture positivity is also overshadowed by the negative publicity. This negative publicity includes being stop by the police for drugs or guns, fighting in the community with other artist, lyrical bashing or dissing in the music of…

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  • Analysis Of Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines

    Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I.’s 2013 music video for their hit single “Blurred Lines” depicts three females in little clothing performing seemingly innocent acts that have sexual connotations while dancing around and engaging with the three well dressed men who seem to only be watching the women, which sets the tone that the women are only there to serve as eye candy for the men. The first thing the 503.3 million viewers of the “Blurred Lines” music video on Vevo saw was Thicke…

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