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    Hip-Hop has Changed the World “Music can change the world because it can change people.” (Bono) Hip-hop first started in the 1970s in the neighborhoods of the New York City Bronx. It immediately became a huge movement in African American culture and soon affected people from all over the world. It spread from one city to many in a matter of months, from movies to music videos, hip-hop was everywhere. It was a statement, a voice for African Americans to speak up against civil rights. Hip-hop along with other kinds of music has helped create a huge movement of slavery and racism. Hip-Hop has been around for quite some time and has made a drastic difference in many people 's lives. It gives people a voice and a way to express their feelings. Along with many other things hip-hop has impacted America’s fashion, language, and social events. Hip-hop has impacted Americas fashion greatly throughout the years. A very big part in today 's society is music, it is everywhere and in everything. Another huge part of society is fashion, it is a way fit into the crowd while also expressing yourself. Everyone is always up to date on the newest artist but with the newest artists comes the newest trends. Whether it 's a new phrase or piece of clothing, society takes it and makes it bigger than anyone could ever imagine. For example Kanye West has a line of shoes called “Yeezys” designed for his fans. Since he is the designer of these shoes everyone has recently wanted them, this is because…

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    Hip Hop In South Korea

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    Searching for a Bridge Between the Disconnect: Exploring the Rise of Hip-Hop in South Korea Hip hop was an underground movement during the 90s in South Korea. Members of the hip hop community were few and often rumored to be part of a “Westernized cult” (Maher). Fast forward less than a decade, hip hop has emerged and taken a strong presence in South Korea’s music industry. Amongst the Barbie-like girl groups donning pink school girl skirts and metro-sexual boy bands, hip hop artists are the…

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    However, hip hop has a background history with their own culture. Hip hop’s culture includes: rap, turntablism, b-boying, graffiti art and beatboxing. Hip hop escalated in fans over the past forty years due to the popularity in music and style in dancing. Also, although many fans may not be talented in turntablism, nonetheless, djing can be exceedingly enjoyable to them. Not to mention, this genre has several characteristics that can describe different types of artists. Multiple artists have…

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    Hip Hop Sociology

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    maturing culture, hip hop has spawned its own theory. This theory is based around the four elements of hip hop: Deejaying / Disc Jockey , Emceeing , Breaking ,Graffiti art. I feel as if that’s why it exploded like it did. Popular tracks were transformed by 'dj-ing' techniques. 'Emcees' operated the language into a new nomenclature. From dancing next to the dumpster with a cardboard box to dance battles in the middle of the dance floor with the “DeeJay” on the ONE’S AND TWO’S. Disc Jockey The…

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    DJ Shadow Essay

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    Of the several amazing performers showed in the film, I choose to watch and describe DJ Shadow’s performance. One of the first times DJ Shadow shows up in the video is during the jam session with DJ Q-Bert, DJ Relm, and DJ Flare. When it was not his turn to show off his style and moves, DJ Shadow listened to the others around him, and even bopped his head to the beat and groove of the other turntablists. When it was DJ Shadow’s turn, he used a style of very fast-paced scratching and fader…

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    Hip Hop Research Paper

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    Hip hop is a cultural movement that began its journey during the early 1970s, among African American young children’s residing in the South Bronx in New York City. Afterwards, became popular outside of the African American community in the late 1980s and by the 2010s it became the most listened-to musical genre in the entire world. Furthermore, it consists of four fundamental elements, which represent the different manifestations of the culture: rap, turntablism, b-boying, and lastly graffiti…

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    found in the plantation songs as well as tribal chants during the era of slavery. It is a melting pot of different cultures that came together to create hip hop. For Cheryl Keyes, “… hip-hop music emerged, then as an expressive tool through which its creators responded creatively to changes in their environment”. Cross-cultural integration played a major role in the formation of early hip-hop which led to the evolution of hip hop as a global method of expression. The uses of drums and Africans…

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    Hip Hop 1900s

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    erupted during this time. Music did not belong to a single race/gender of people, but a multitude of people. A lot of artists pursuing music erupted during this time period and contributed to their genre of music. Hip hop in the 1900s was developed by black and Latino youth in the Bronx. Many types of dancing were produced due to hip hop, for example, break dancing and breaking. Hip hop was very popular amongst the youth of the 1900s. "Three individuals most associated with the music's early…

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    the confidence that Eminem had. I stayed prepared and ready for each challenge and when the time came I was ready. Although a rap challenge is different from a DJ challenge, being prepared is key for both. I tried my luck in dj battles as well and drew upon Eminem for inspiration and confidence. Being the new dj on the block, I felt that I had the big target on my back during each battle, similar to Eminem being one of the few white rappers in a rap battle. By watching his rap battles online and…

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    Essay On Rap Culture

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    Music is such a powerful force of nature, so powerful that is can give birth to a culture. I would like to focus on Rap culture, its essence, power, and influence. I have been blessed to be born when Rap was in its infancy, as I grew I got to watch Rap grow as well. From hanging out on the streets being doubted to getting recognized at the Grammy’s to having its own award show, but along the way record companies managed to steer Rap of its intended course and purpose from the voice of the…

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