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    Gangsta Rap And Drill Music

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    Introduction Rap lyrics have continuously made a large impact on the lives of people living in the North American ghettos in both positive and negative ways. Rap music, intrinsically has generally created a positive base to which people of the North American ghetto can relate and express their feelings and values towards things like mainstream culture. Kubrin refers to rap music as “The CNN for black America” (2005), it keeps the nation updated with the struggles of the ghetto. Although the notion of rap music being something that has been put out to ultimately represent these communities sometimes plays a complicated role in putting out honest and truthful representations of these communities, rap including gangsta rap and drill music often contains over exaggeration of the situational positions that these people live in. The ultimate goal that rappers try to aim towards through creating rap music is not to make a lot of money, but to explain their perceptions. Rappers and Drill artists tend to focus on suffering, and the struggles they have undergone either to become successful as they are now, or the suffering they are currently going through to aim towards becoming successful, and the suffering their families and their people continue to face (Kubrin, 2005). The depiction of rap music has an overall negative image of marginalized/racialized groups through which they become even further marginalized, thus creating an image, some from the North American ghetto, believe…

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    Many would oppose to the idea that Anime and Gangsta Rap are the same. The opposition’s stance can come from various viewpoints. It can be argued that Anime and Gangsta rap are not only different but nowhere close to being the same. Many arguments can branch out from this common thought. For example, it can be said that one is music and the other is visual entertainment. Or even it could be argued that none of the characters in Anime are closely related to realism like Gangsta Rap is; and though…

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    "You 're either an idiot or you 're purposely choosing to use the law to punish people because you 've already assumed that the person is guilty" (Killer Mike). People today are becoming prejudice against the genre, rap. They don 't understand it. The earliest type of music classified as rap began many years ago in Africa, with the griots, storytellers who tell tales of their experiences or those of the village. It started when one of these griots started telling his story with music playing;…

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    The focus of my rhetoric research is to analyze the presence of misogyny in conscious rap and how it is reflected in lyrics and criticized compared to gangster rap. This paper will seek to explore how sexism affects listeners when coming from a less street, more mainstream artist, specifically concentrating on rapper J. Cole. Daws, Laura Beth. "The College Dropout: A Narrative Critique of the Music of Kanye West." Florida Communication Journal, vol. 35, no. 2, Fall2007, pp. 90-99. Kanye West…

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    Rap Informative Speech

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    Have you ever wondered what world record rapper hold? Well today I will be telling you where rap comes from and more including who the fast rapper and more world records. So where did rap originated from? ‘’Rap originated with announcements made over microphones at parties, which developed into more rhyming patterns. A strong influence on rappers was the funk sound of James Brown. By the end of the 1970 rap had become a full-fledged musical genre, thanks to such artists as the Sugarhill Gang…

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    Rap Fast Exercise

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    Speed is an important part of an MC's arsenal; though you don't need to rap as fast as Twista- who currently holds the world record for fastest rap- you do need to learn how to rap fast to improve your versatility. Here are several exercises you can do to improve your rappping speed: Follow LL Cool J's Advice. One of the greatest rappers of all time, LL once recorded a track where he rapped the alphabet while saying "the" in between each letter. So it came out like "The A-The B-The C- The D,…

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    When R&B music was created, it was made by jazz and blues, making it its own new creation. R&B branched off and created hip-hop from jazz and blue meeting something completely unique. From then to now, it continues to change into something unrecognizable. From slow to Twista fast, to rapping to singing in rap, the genre continues to morph. Now, the rhyming is changing; before artists would compare things that match or sound alike, but now rappers say anything. For example, I was riding in the…

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    coed a cappella group and being a choir director for Bethel AME Church. Due to John Legend’s advanced musical experiences starting in Early Childhood, he was more advanced than other artists who reached stardom, but needed to work on their voices or had to take music lessons. In college, John Legend’s roommate introduced him to, at that time, a new young rapper named Kanye West. Kanye West and John Legend began working together diligently. John Legend began his career writing r&b songs for…

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