Gangsta Rap is a genre of hip-hop that came around in the 1980’s. In these songs rappers express the hardships and times they have been through. It is used to describe harsh realities of life for a modern black male living in poor areas. A gangsta is...
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...
Rap and hip-hop first started to come together in the 1970's, but didn't really materialize and become popular until the 1990's. With a huge surge in popularity and growth in the 1990's, it seemed that rap and hip-hop had started a cultural phenomenon that still has noticeable effects easily seen today...
Popular Culture in Rap Music
The history of rap music started in Africa with rhythmic beats using drums. From Africa to the Caribbean islands it came to America and started its influential change on American Music. The first rap song to take flight and make its mark on the up and coming rap culture was the...
Rap Music: A Misinterpreted Art Form By Enoch Noel Submitted to Ms. Jones Oct. 9, 2001 Oral Communication T-Th-4pm Outline Thesis Statement: Social acceptance for rap music is my goal and in order for me to reach it, I will have to answer the questions what is rap, who founded it, and how much influence...
20 October 2010
The evolution of African American Music
The sky poured gallons of rain outside but it didn’t matter to me; I sat on the couch in tune with Rapper Common’s single “I Have a Dream”. I felt lifted, unstoppable, and determined by the words...
New Age Development: Music-Based Advertising
Since the early 80’s, the sneaker industry has become one of the most competitive industries on the planet. Tennis shoes went from sporty function to high fashion and became icons among pop culture demographic. Professional athletes, rappers, break dancers...
action? Today, Rap has become the most popular type of music in the US. The Rap industry is dominated by artists' who mostly dedicate their lyrics to either violence, drugs, or sex. Through 1998 and 1999 the survey taken by the National Music Bureau, stated that 46% of the listeners of Rap are under the...
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. In the mid-1970 S rap music began to develop in New York City. At the time it was an unknown type of music that existed in one small corner...
we know of today as "pop" or popular music evolved in American society over many, many decades. Pop music, which accounts for the majority of the music on today's charts, is an eclectic mix of many different styles of music--from jazz to country; rock and roll to rap; be-bop to hip-hop. Pop artists such...
November 13, 2008
Popular Music Video Analysis
Mrs. Officer, a song by popular hip hop artist Lil Wayne is about a man meeting a very sexy woman that happens to be a cop and all of the things that this man does to this woman in a sexual way. The...
Music In the 1980’s
The 1980s was a decade of revolutionary changes on the music scene. The two major developments were the advent of MTV and the compact disc. Music became more diverse, with new wave, heavy metal, rap, techno pop, alternative rock and the "new" country sounds. And music became a huge...
Change of Music
The popular culture of music has changed dramatically over the course of sixty five years. Since this time, new genres of music have been introduced, existing genres have changed, and fixed stereotypes have been associated with certain genres of music. Music has become...
Gangsta rap is a genre that reflects the harsh realities of the life in the ghettos. It portrays gang culture, violence, drugs, and especially sexism towards women. Gangsta rap glorifies sexism in their music; it utilizes misogyny, degrades and exploits women, depicts abuse toward them, specifically...
Music has been around since the beginning of civilization. Music was used to tell myths, religious stories, and warrior tales. Since the beginning of civilization music has greatly progressed. Music still tells a story, we now just have many genres to satisfy the cultural and social tastes of our modern...
Influence of Hip Hop & Rap
Hip hop and rap as a musical genre is a very controversial subject for nearly everyone. Its influences are powerful, both positive and negative. There are many positive influences of hip hop, and a few examples are the breaking down of cultural barriers, the economic impact...
DURATION refers to the lengths of
sounds and silences in music and includes
the aspects of beat, rhythm, metre, tempo, pulse
rates and absence of pulse.
Board of Studies NSW 1999, Music 1 Stage 6 Preliminary and HSC Courses, Sydney, NSW.
This chapter will help you to...
Television and Rock/Rap Music do not cause youth violence:
It is acknowledged that media such as television, music, music videos, movies, video games, internet and other visual implements penetrate our daily lives in one form or another. This concept is especially applied to teenagers...
today: Censorship of music. In the “Republic” Plato discusses how music and poetry must be changed in order to make the youth’s better people with better souls. In today’s society there remain people, communities, and organizations that attempt, and somewhat succeed, in censoring music for different reasons...
"Obviously rap music is too violent. It serves as a musical accompaniment to the entire underclass culture of violence," says the author of "See No Evil", David Klinghoffer, in an article in the National Review. This extremely narrow minded philosophy has neglected to discover what rap music really is...
Wu-Tang was one of the artists that revolutionalised soul and transformed it into the modern rap that we hear today. Without their influence a significant part of both African American culture, and American music would simply not exist. The Wu-Tang are pioneers in their own right, and in this essay I intend...
Compare and Contrast Essay: Classical and Rap Music
COM/155 - UNIVERSITY COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION I
March 15, 2014
Instructor: Kathleen Case
In contrary to common thought, classical and rap music have as many similarities as they do differences. The sound may be completely...
Are Violent Video Games, Films & Gangster Rap Turning This Generation Into Psychopathic Killers?
Are violent video games, films & gangster rap that dangerous & influential enough to make us do the most horrific things? It depends on what you think but if I was answering this question, in...
I like music about violence? And does this violence in music cause violence in the world we live in? But this class has got me thinking that Im asking the wrong questions the better question is why is the world that we live in so violent that it produces music as painful as rap. Much like rap is the...
1Summarise the development of the UK popular music recording industry from the 1950’s to the present day.
The 1950’s represent the beginning of the development of the music industry, as it is known today. It is from here on that the genre of ‘popular music’ existed and began to dominate the charts...
Throughout the 1990's there was a lot of good and bad times. Starting with the
good things, I will begin my paper with 5 of the up-most important events in this period
of time and then conclude with 4 of the down sides. Early in the 90's was Desert Storm,
which was a huge success.
*Nowadays,*music is dominating a big part of the planet. Everyone in this world has heard music at *least once which* shows that music affect*s* every single person in this world. Our main objective is to figure out, here, at* th*e University of miami, what students think about music in general....
31 March 2012
Defining Rap and Hip-Hop Music and Its Controversies
Rap music has become a significant component of American culture since its transformation into the mainstream. Since then, rap music has shown its positive and negative sides in many ways, rap music first began being an outlet into...
HISTORY OF RAP
I have decided to talk about the history of Rap because, not only because I'm extremely interested in it, but also because I'm going to be composing Rap music in component 4.
Rap and Hip Hop, nowadays, are terms used interchangeably when referring to rap music or music made by...
the initial rumblings of rap music were eminating from the streets of New York City. Rap music is very much a product of its urbanized, literacy-based environment, as can be seen in the advanced technology necessary to produce the music. Although the connection between rap music and its modern roots is...