Essay on Hip Hop

Recital

Solo Recital Essay could interpret a lot of repeated sounds and notes during this recital. Depend ding on the song the performer was playing determined the tempo. For instance, at s mom parts of the songs where it was supposed to be fun and happy, the tempo would be relate vela fast with a lot […]

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Poetry Comparison – Maya & Tupac

The aim of this essay is to do a comparison on two poems, woman work by Maya angelou and I aint mad at cha by tupac shakur. Maya Angelou is a remarkable Renaissance woman who is hailed as one of the great voices of contemporary literature. As a poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, playwright, […]

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Music Degrading to Women

It is common to hear hip-hop and rap music played on local radio stations these days, but have you ever really taken the time to listen to some of the lyrics? You might be shocked at what is really being said behind those catchy rhythms. Lots of hip-hop and rap songs that are sung by […]

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2pac Flaws

Tupac Shakur the Tragic figure Tupac was born in New York City, where he attended a prestigious Baltimore School of the Arts as a teenager that helped him launch his tragic career. Later on moved to Oakland California were the gangster rap started. He started out as a second-string rapper and dancer for Digital Underground, […]

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Music Analysis

Have you ever wondered what type of music is the best for getting ready before a game? Rap is a good type of music to listen to, because many researchers have said, if you listen to a fast, upbeat, happy, crazy song before you perform, or get ready to play a sport, some have said […]

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Hip Hop in Society

In order for one to understand the genre Hip-hop, one must know the origination, the changes over the years, and the impact hip-hop has on today’s society. Hip-hop has been around for more than a few decades and it has been considered to be one of the most controversial subjects for quite some time. Some […]

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Essay on Rap Music

Rap is a popular type of music in today’s society, but it didn’t just come to be. In the 1970’s rap emerged from other types of music to become what it is today. Rap is influenced and inspired by other types of music. Its influences are closely related to each other. Rap music has derived […]

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Lil Wayne – College

Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. , also known by his stage name, Lil Wayne, has had many achievements in his life. He has recorded many hit songs and released very popular albums that leave fans crazy for his next creation. He has inspired many people to start a career in music. I decided to research Lil […]

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Subculture of Hip Hop: a Sociological Analysis

It all started with the birth of a nation. The shameful crimes that build this country rest on the backs of an enslaved people, yesterday in chains and with laws and today behind bars and within socialization. The tale is as old as our time. The first slaves were brought to the Virginia Colony in […]

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Flip Top – College

MANILA, Philippines – Someone once asked Julius and I if we were finally calling each other boyfriend and girlfriend. Julius knew that I didn’t want to be called a girlfriend (even if I totally was) because the title came with so much pressure. He saved me the panic attack and answered sarcastically, “We don’t believe […]

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Blues, R&B, Hip Hop and Rap

Rhythm and Blues (R&B) originated from the blues, just as most African American music derives itself in some form from the Deep South’s work music. In both Hip Hop and R&B, it is with the Blues that they attributed to adhering to, and it is with the Blues that the cadence and lyrics of R&B, […]

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Chris Brown

On the day of May 5, 1989 Christopher Maurice was born in Tappahannock, Virginia but little did he know that he would become number one in his lifelong hip hop & RnB life style. Growing up Chris listened to his mother and father soul albums but later discovered more of his type of music in […]

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Holler If You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur popularly known as 2PAC was shot dead at a young age of twenty five but his achievements even after fourteen long years in field of music and social activism led to his meteoric rise. With the growing influence of hip-hop and rap, his music brought a life full of hardships and surprises along […]

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In Defense of Hip hop

The article “In Defense of Hip-Hop” was an article written by Cathleen Rountree. Rountree claims hip-hop is unfairly made the scape goat of violent words and acts by Congress and other “bastions of self-righteousness” (para. 1). Rountree uses comparison by comparing the way some individual claim “Hip Hop made me do it” to a popular […]

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The Role of Code-Switching in Rap and Hip Hop Culture

While Hip-Hop is a relatively new cultural movement that is largely prevalent all over the world now, it originates in much earlier Black North American history as far back as the era of enslavement. It is still misunderstood as solely a form of music although it is rather an entire culture consisting of dance, “deejaying”, […]

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Hail Mary by Tupac Shakur A literary Analysis

The song “Hail Mary” by Tupac Shakur has sparked continued interest and attracted much criticism. Tupac’s application of the eternal theme of the struggle between good and evil to the cycle of prey vs. predator that is showcased in “Hail Mary” is unique and incorporates heart, mind, body and soul. Tupac explores the catch 22 […]

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