• Diamond In The Rough
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    Diamond in the rough Why Master P is set apart from all the other hard-core rappers? He owns his own music company and built his empire around No Limit (the hottest in the business). He was almost a NBA player, and he owns his own line of dolls (the Master P doll). His company makes a net worth each year of $361 million. His record company sold 26 million records in 1998, more then any other rap company. He also has made a lot of money in staring and directing in movies that profit at least $10...
  • Rap Music Rappers Listen People
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    In our society today, music is a very important part of our lives. With all the many different types of music out there, it allows everyone to enjoy the style they prefer. Even though people of all ages listen to music, teenagers for the most part are the main audience in today s music world. For the past 20 years, rap has played a major role in the lives of teenagers, but it had seemed to fade away for quite a few years and now it seems to be on an up rise with the young people once again. The ...
  • Lots Of Rap Music Violence Rappers
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    on 'Rap - The Music of the Tough Guys " The music rap only a decade and a haft old, finally notice by the world in 1990 as real music had has its real downfall with violence and corruption that surrounds this new kind of music. Its gotten so bad 1/20 people that listen to rap has run into the law that been influence by listening to music. That in order to stop all this violence that involves rap we must learn to understand were their coming from why the offending lyrics. 2 years ago a rapper nam...
  • Taking The Rap Rappers Eminem
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    The role of rap as a music form and the perception of rappers as a whole has changed over the past ten years. It was a slow process for rap as a whole to be accepted as music and eventually be recognized by critics and award ceremonies. The advent of "gangster" rap brought about a new group of rappers with criminal histories and raunchy over the top lyrics. Many rappers today, like Eminem, have highly publicized criminal histories that overshadow the meaningful messages and damage the careers of...
  • The Life And Death Of 2pac
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    The Life and Death of 2 Pac In the stifling post-boxing match Las Vegas traffic jam, a new black 1996 BMW inched along impatiently, it's gold detailing glimmering brightly under the street lights. Any attempt to catch a glimpse of the passengers within the tinted windows revealed only a distorted reflection of the chaotic, yet relatively motionless urban scene. The glass sunroof slid open and a dark figure rose partly through the opening, like a tank commander surveying the horizon for signs of ...
  • Hip Hop Peace Today Violence Good
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    HIp Hop today ig growing all over the world. Hip Hop is at it's highest stand-point as we speak. But one question comes along with this scene rio, and that's it's violence. Many hip hop artist today deal with the violence in the streets and shows. there are too many young people who watch these videos and take heed to whats going on in these videos with females shaking the butts. it is definitely not good for the children of today. we need more rappers like run doc, eric b and raki m and all th...
  • Coast Rap Music East Rapper
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    Throughout the past years, rap and all other types of music artist use their music to express their views, opinions and feelings in their songs. From their lyrics, you will have a little understanding towards what they see and feel about the society. The artists should be happy because this is a freedom of speech country and they can compose any types of music to express themselves. Although there are voices saying rap music should be censored and it has been influencing youth's mind, but is rap...
  • Hip Hop Wealth Violence Corruption
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    Violence, Corruption, and Wealth: The Connections Made in Today's Popular Culture Today's society is no stranger to violence and corruption. We see it in our streets, on our television and movie screens, and we hear it in music. However, as we move closer and closer to the 21 st Century, a clearer connection is being made between this corruption and wealth. Our culture is beginning to associate dishonesty and criminal acts with money and material goods. Images of wealth and fame through murder ...
  • Raps Controversy Gangsta Rap
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    Rap's Controversy The most popular new music to emerge from the '80's was rap music. It first developed in the mid '70's in New York City, and soon in other urban areas, primarily amongst African-American teen-a gers. It became very popular with the urban public that it soon began to spread throughout the United States and much of the world. It replaced rock music as the creative force in music of the '80's and '90's. However, as popular as it was then and it is now, the lyrics of many rap song...
  • Rap Vs Poetry Hip Hop
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    What is hip hop? What are some of the common stereotypes and generalizations by which hip hop is conceived? Is it a music that is for only one group of people? Does hip hop promote violence and negativity? Many people claim that it is a disgraceful, din. Antagonists often claim that hip hop is offensive to many groups of people. I will agree that unfortunately these are sometimes true with certain varieties of hip hop. The fact is that so many artists out there are in the industry simply for the...
  • Rap Music Black Rappers Social
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    Rap Music The following is an excerpt from Black Noise, a book written by Tricia Rose, that describes the importance and background of rap music in society. 'Rap music brings together a tangle of some of the most complex social, cultural, and political issues in contemporary American society. Rap's contradictory articulations are not signs of absent intellectual clarity; they are a common feature of community and popular cultural dialogues that always offer more than one cultural, social, or pol...
  • History Of Rap Music Ice Rappers
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    Fran King. History 10 H 4/01 History Of Rap The most widely excepted definition of rap music is spoken words with a rhythm of bass, drums, and keyboard sounds. The words are spoken over the music and the accents and emphasis on words is important. Hip Hop is defined as the accompanying background music but is often used as a synonym to rap music. 1970's Influences on rap music started as early as the 1940's when Rhythm & Blues and Jazz included many of the elements that make up rap music. Rap mu...
  • Rap Vs Poetry Hip Hop
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    What is hip hop What are some of the common stereotypes and generalizations by which hip hop is conceived Is it a music that is for only one group of people Does hip hop promote violence and negativity Many people claim that it is a disgraceful, mea ng less din. Antagonists often claim that hip hop is offensive to many groups of people. I will agree that unfortunately these are sometimes true with certain varieties of hip hop. The fact is that so many artists out there are in the industry simply...
  • Rappers That Are Up And Coming Women Written Men
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    Joan Morgan captured the aspect of misogyny from hip-hop artists in a compelling way. When she explained about her semi-abusive relationship with her boyfriend of many years, I felt how she might have been feeling. I felt this way because I caught myself doing the same things that he was. Not that I just outrageously or belligerently disrespected my girlfriend, I unconsciously say things that I do not mean, but not meaning them how they are said. What I am explaining is that the words I say like...
  • Social Conscious Rap Rappers Society
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    The media's coverage of rap emphasizes rap as the epitome of violence. Society claims that rap is one of the main influences on adolescents who commit heinous crimes such as murder, narcotic distribution, and grand theft auto. When the influence of rap is mentioned the adolescent male comes into thought, but they are not the only sex affected by these lyrics. Studies have shown that females that reside in lower socioeconomic-status neighborhoods who listen to rap for more than 14 hours a week ar...
  • Rap Cool Cent Urban
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    Rap music has become a big part of everyday pop culture still many fail to notice the difference between the artists. Each artist brings a unique talent to the game. One way to look at the differences is to break down the artists itself. You have your most popular artist in Eminem who appeals mostly to your average suburban teenager. For the urban fans you have 50 cent. Also for the ladies you have LL Cool J. Eminem has taken rap to a whole new level by introducing it to the mass public. He bei...
  • Descriptive Essay On Rappers Gift
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    The gift that a rapper has has a meaning like no other as if born with an identity to flow. There verbal skills are like colors off a rainbow all intertwining with each other in mind, body, and soul symmetry. Some critics approve and disapprove of the artist for who they are as well as their lyrics they put out. In today's opinion of rappers they have very loud ideas but they put them self's out there for the media to feed on, As if the media were fiends looking for another dosage of a drug....
  • Popular Culture Wealth Violence Corruption
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    Violence & Wealth In Popular Culture &Violence & Wealth In Popular Culture & In "The Great Gatsby' Violence, Corruption, and Wealth: The Connections Made in Today? s Popular Culture Today? s society is no stranger to violence and corruption. We see it in our streets, on our television and movie screens, and we hear it in music. However, as we move closer and closer to the 21 st Century, a clearer connection is being made between this corruption and wealth. Our culture is beginning to associate d...