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  • Hip Hop Rock Music People
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    Hip Hop & Rock Music People all over the world listen to various types of music. The most popular kinds of music in America are hip hop and rock. As they seem to be totally different types of music they have a lot of similarities. Hip Hop and Rock music have more differences than similarities. Hip Hop and Rock music are today's people choice of music. People will find that teens and adults from the age of 20 to 34 listen to these two types of music. Not to often will you see or hear a teen liste...
  • Same Thing To Hip
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    ... es of the hip-hop movement. Now, the songs the average hip-hop listener hears have generic scratches your younger brother could lay down on his Fisher-Price record player. Without much attention from outside the hip-hop community, dj-ing has become and has become an art form all of its own. Grandmaster Theodore may have invented the scratch while fooling around with his James Brown records in 1976, but in the past ten years Dj collectives such as the X-, Inv isbl Scratch Pik lz, and a wide r...
  • Hip Hop Nation Language
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    The Introduction Hip hop as a ding an sich is marked by some confusion. Consider the name; is it 'hip hop,' 'hip-hop' or 'hiphop'? You will see all three used in titles in this bibliography. Hip hop is, at the same time, a cultural phenomenon that developed in the late 70's in the projects in Brooklyn and the Bronx, and a musical style from that phenomenon. Nevertheless, hip hop has become a pervasive element of popular culture, as witnessed by this bibliography. There are hip hop exercise video...
  • Songs In The Early Hip Hop Days
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    Hip-Hop's Culture Eminem, Dr. Dre, Nas, Eve, Missy Elliot, Tribe Called Quest, these are all known for their best flows and culture beat of Hip-Hop. But how can we define Hip-Hop. In the early 90's Hip-Hop began to rise, and its popularity became more big as early hip-hoppers brought the country to its feet from its unique beats and it's possessive lyrics. Most songs in the early Hip-Hop days were about simple lives of different people, going through a rough time, or hanging out with the homes. ...
  • Hip Hop's Top Artists
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    Is Hip-Hop Really That "Hip" The music genre defined as hip-hop, or rap, has been gaining a lot of attention over the past twenty years. In their articles, J. Victoria Sanders (Horizon), Allison Samuels, N'Gai Croal, David Gates (Newsweek), and an unknown author (Time), discuss the changing faces of hip-hop and its effects on today's society. One specific aspect of hip-hop music that all of the writers agree on is that the references to sex, violence, and the bad attitudes towards the female spe...
  • Music Appreciation Hip Hop
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    Music Appreciation Hip-Hop is one of the newest forms of music. It has expanded and is now the most popular form of music for people ages 11-25. In the last 2 years, hip-hop is the most lucrative form of music. It has sold billions of records and has made record companies billions of dollars. Hip-Hop was started in New York City in the late 70's by the cities youth. Hip-Hop was more than just music, it was a culture. It involved many things such as style, of dress, break dancing (a new form of d...
  • Beats Of Hip
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    Hip-hop as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid- 1970's. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. (Fernando 43) Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, hip-hop consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970's. The first commercial success for hip-hop was a song "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979. (Potter 45) This helped bring hip-hop into the nat...
  • Growing Popularity Of The Hip Hop Culture
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    Assignment for Media with Cultural Studies Level Two Youth Cultures, Subcultures and Industry Hip-Hop Culture This essay aims to examine the importance of the Hip-Hop culture in 21st century society. It will begin with consideration of the history of Hip-Hop, discussing its stylistic adaptations, cultural preferences and concerns, referring to the studies of black culture by Ellis Cash more and Mark Neal. Within this I will explore the ethnicity and authenticity of the culture, with reference to...
  • Hop Frogs Ability To Transcend His Body
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    Edgar Allen Poe's 'Hop Frog': The Transcendence Of Frogs and Ourang-Outings 'Hop-Frog! , I will make a man of you. ' In Edgar Allen Poe's short story 'Hop Frog,' the title character Hop-Frog is able to transcend the limitations of his physical body, in ways the King and his seven ministers are unable. 'Hop-Frog' has multiple examples of the transcendence of man, and the inability of man to transcend. The most prominent of these points are: 1. By overcoming the limitations of his, Hop-Frog's, phy...
  • Hip Hop Generation
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    The Hip Hop Generation heated discussion arose last Monday regarding the hip hop generation. It stirred up a lot of unanswered questions. A few of my own are, what the term hip hop generation defines, what are the misconceptions of this generation, and what does the future of this generation hold? When you take a look at society from one generation to the next each era has there own significance. It's like a fad almost, something that you do for one period of time may fade out and then the next ...
  • Rap Music And Hip
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    HIP HOP'S AFFECT ON CULTURE Hip hop has permeated popular culture in an unprecedented fashion. Because of its crossover appeal, it is a great unifier of diverse populations. Although created by black youth on the streets, hip hop's influence has become well received by a number of different races in this country. A large number of the rap and hip hop audience is non-black. It has gone from the fringes, to the suburbs, and into the corporate boardrooms. Because it has become the fastest growing m...
  • George's Hip Hop America
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    Hip Hop America Nelson George's Hip Hop America discusses the nature of hip hop along with the relationship between African Americans and America. Many take the idea of hip hop to be just African Americans and rap music. George continually focuses on hip hop's many contradictions. He addresses how hip hop represents race, ethnicity, class, gender, and generation. George covers much familiar ground: how B-beats became hip hop; how technology changed popular music, which helped to create new techn...
  • Best Groups In Hip
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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...
  • Increase In Commercial Hip
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    Since the early to mid 90's, hip-hop has undergone changes that purists would consider degenerating to its culture. At the root of these changes is what has been called "commercial hip-hop'. Commercial hip-hop has deteriorated what so many emcees in the 80's tried to build- a culture of music, dance, creativity, and artistry that would give people not only something to bob their head to, but also an avenue to express themselves and deliver a positive message to their surroundings... What does th...
  • Poe's Hop Frog
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    EDGAR ALLAN POE HOP-FROG (1849) Slavery was definitely one of the major causes that led to the Civil War, the most dramatic event in the American history. Numerous masterpieces were written to criticize slavery. Among them, we count Poe's Hop-Frog, also known as Eight Chained Ourang-Out ans. Written in 1849, Hop-Frog delivers the message to the Southern States about inevitable tragedy that awaits the Americans as a result of slavery & the slave trade. Each element of the Poe's story, including c...
  • New Market For Hip Hop Culture
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    Hip-Hop: The Marketing of a New Culture By Victoria Hersh English 110 Professor Ve ricker 1 May 2000 Hersh i Outline Thesis: Hip-Hops has lost its original goal of wanting to unite people, today it's a way to market violence. I. Hip-Hop started in the west Bronx in the early 1970's. A. Hip-Hop wasnt excepted mainstream until 1979. B. The first known Hip-Hop group was The Sugarhill Gang. II. As the 80's began more people became aware of the culture that was now known as Hip-Hop A. It started as a...
  • Hip Hop Music And People
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    Often times when people hear about Hip Hop / Rap music, they " ll paint a picture in their heads of black men cussing, guns, marijuana, lots of gold, and girls looking like prostitutes. Parents and teachers put an image in their kid's head that Rap music is "bad", and they don't want their kids to be influenced by something that is negative. With the way Rap music is advertised in the US, I would have to agree with that looking at it from an average parent's point of view. But what people don't ...
  • Hop Frog
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    Montresor effectively fulfilled the first criterion of revenge, which was to punish the victim. Fortunato was punished for his insulting actions upon Montresor. First, Montresor punishes Fortunato by killing him. Montresor lures Fortunato to the dungeon by making him drunk and there he ties Fortunato to the wall and leaves the room, making Fortunato slowly die through suffering. Montresor also punishes Fortunato by killing the friendship between them. Fortunato felt happy at first telling Montre...
  • Rashad About His Preferences On Popular Hip
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    It was a sunny day as I walked down San Pablo Avenue in Oakland. I looked around and enjoyed the scenery, because I had never been to this area of town before. As I walked by a couple of buildings, I heard loud music coming from one of them. As I got closer, I heard the sounds of kids practicing karate. I knew I was in the right place, because I knew the dance studio was also a martial arts studio. I looked up and saw the words Destinys Arts, drawn in red paint across the top of the building. I ...
  • Hip Hop Artists
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    Hip-hop! Yes, it is music. Nevertheless, many people do not realize that it is much more than that. Hip-hop is a form of art and culture, style and language, an extension of commerce, and for many, a natural means of living. Rap and hip-hop has been plagued by negative connotations of violence since its existence. Whether it is the controversial lyrics or the vicious murders of many artists, violence appears to be an everyday element of this "bad-boy" lifestyle. The recent death of Jam Master Ja...

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