The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

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    Lauryn Hill’s masterpiece is incredibly in-depth. There is an abundance of ways to analyze this piece of work. From a gender standpoint, “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill” is a metamorphic experience. Lauryn was one of the first female rappers to go above and beyond the norm of rap music, and transform the stigma surrounding the genre. She fused her rap music with elements of soul, R&B, and reggae. Lauryn Hill changed the rap game, especially for women, from this point forward. As I said before, Lauryn walks to the beat of her own drum. This is palpable throughout many aspects of her career. She is raw and truthful; she isn’t trying to be someone she isn’t to get in the limelight. Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA once said that, “What Lauryn is doing is opening…

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    The Women's March Analysis

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    being used as sexual props in videos for entertainment. Being broken is not pretty no matter how much you dress it up. Do you know what this media is trying to do to you? They will porcelain (Barbie) Doll the shit out of you Leave you noose necked hanging from Zion they will Lauryn Hill you The mis-education of a Barbie doll coming soon (I just had an epiphany) Barbie, I think NYC is making you forget you come from Queens It’s scary when you have wack MCs trying to ghost write your obituary…

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    often negating that they are individuals with personalities, and emotions. Lauryn Hill highlights the visibility of women’s sexuality to demonstrate the way that image often undermines worth. Lauryn Hill demonstrates how women often intentionally present themselves in a sexual way when she expresses, “Showing off your ass cause you’re thinking it’s a trend / Girlfriend, let me break it down for you again / You know I only say it cause…

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    “Point of No Return” and “Six Feet Under”. A song cover was later done by Jennifer Hudson in 2011, and Lauryn Hill in 2015. Although Nina Simone wrote the song, Jennifer Hudson sang it better due to melody, rhythm, and instrumentation used in her version. Nina Simone was born February 21, 1933; she died just two months after her 70th birthday on April 21, 2003; she sang the rhythm and blues between the years of 1954, and 2003. She was even nominated for an Oscar Award (nin). British songwriters…

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    Nothing more’s “Let ‘em Burn” is song about the truth of the matter that we need to start over because our world is clearly chaotic and mess up. The song has a deep and sensible summary, and some interesting connotations, and plus the tone has to be discussed as well. The summary is something really straight forward. The speaker is a person sick and tired of the people of this world. The speaker knows that the best thing to do about this is to wipe on the face of the earth or quote “Let ‘em…

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    Nominated album "Life Is Good" last year, Nas' 10th studio album reinforced the legend's unmatched lyrical skill and talent while proving the fact that all good things get better with time. To celebrate the anniversary of what many believe to be one of Hip Hop's greatest albums, Nas sat down with XXL Magazine to give a personal review of Lauryn Hill's debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. Speaking of the album Nas says, "It checked me as an MC because she was pure. There was no chains,…

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    History Of 1998 Essay

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    There was a variety of things to do in 1998, such as: movies, television shows, music, sports and fashion. The number one song on the Billboard charts in 1998 was “The Boy is Mine” by Brandy & Monica. The number one album was the self titled: “The Backstreet Boys”. The Grammy Awards were big in 1998. Lauryn Hill won album of the year with “The Miseducation of Laryun Hill”. Lauryn Hill also got best new artist. The best pop album went to “Ray of Light” by Madoma. Best pop duo or group was “Jump…

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