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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
How does music improve a child’s learning abilities, and why do educational boards ignore these benefits?
Music embodies multitudes of opportunities for people everywhere. Researchers have done study after study on the effects of music on the human body and brain. These studies behold...
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...
The Music of Reggaeton The birthplace of Reggaeton is a debate between it starting in Panama or Puerto Rico. The first recording was made in Panama in the 70’s. In the early 20th century, when Jamaicans went to Panama to help build the Panama Canal, the Jamaican reggae that they brought with them strongly...
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...
Music has a profound effect anyone who listens to it whether they are young or old. This effect may be heavier on adolescents and teenagers especially since this a critical point in their life. There are many research studies that try to figure out the effect that music has. Some believe that it has...
Music carries a deeper message and meaning that lives outside the realm of entertainment. It has a way of capturing the predominant mood that reflects the time of its creation, seizing and sometimes prolonging the emotions surrounding the events and occurrences within each decade. What was occurring...
By: Devon Savas
The Influence of Music on Society
Grunge in the 90's
1. What is the musical genre chosen? Eg. Rap, Rock And Roll, Disco...
The musical genre that we chose for our assignment was Grunge, also referred to as The Seattle Sound.
2. What time period does it correspond to?
November 7, 2013
You all may remember two of Hip-Hop’s Biggest Stars of The 90’s era, Tupac & Biggie. They grabbed the attention of many people with their hard and life struggling lyrics. Many people debate that Tupac is the...
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...
The Many Flavors of Music:
by Kyle Nauert
It's no secret that there are many forms and genres of music. In my opinion, it's safe to say that one could speculate that their "taste" in music describes the "flavor" of their own personalities. For me, there is no other way to express myself other...
Cultural approaches to the rhetorical analysis of selected music videos
Karyn Charles Rybacki and Donald Jay Rybacki
Music video has gone from being a means of selling more records to a rhetorical form worthy of study in its own right. Videos typically take one of three forms: performance...
Unit I, Section A: Ethnomusicology and Music-Culture
Focus Questions (Titon):
1. Soundscape simply means sound in a particular place or area, both human and nonhuman.
Standing outside the McKeldin library, I can hear the chatter made by students as they walk to their...
In the article “Killing Women: A Pop Music Tradition” by John Hamerlinck, he expresses how that society today has become tolerant to domestic violence towards women in songs, but states that popular music does not affect the audience’s attitudes toward violence. He states that, “if the beat is good and...
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...
cultures all over the world, music can be seen encompassing many aspects of life for many individuals. It is a form of mass communication that speaks directly to society as a cultural form", and often reflects a collection and pattern of personal experiences. Hip-hop or rap, an art form and culture nearly...
05 February 2009
Create The Music
The genre called Rap originated in the Bronx, New York, in the mid 1970’ (Howard). Of the many legends of how Rap came to be the most popular has to do with the humble DJ’s and MC’s of the underground...
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...
Impact of Rap Music on Today's Youth
Today's rap music has changed dramatically since the 1970's. Rap music has become the most popular type of music in the U.S. Rap music can give people entertainment and can also tell a story in someone's life. According to the American Heritage Dictionary, rap music...
have made great progress, there is still the problem of body image. A contribution to this reality is the over rated Barbie doll, cartoons, and the music video industry.
Young girls are influenced by Barbie advertising and cartoons that show a family situation. Barbie sends out a negative image...
tell you about the time of how I fell in love with Hip-Hop music? Well, it all started when I was driving out of town with my mom and sister one Saturday morning. I was planning to get up early in the morning to put together all of my favorite 90’s R&B CD’s.
I accidentally slept in and it was already...
away. There was a mix of gospel
with piano during love songs. Aretha’s new sound helped with the time of the Civil Right
Movement in the 1960’s. Most of the songs that she had sung became soul classics.
Aretha Franklin was the iconic symbol in the advancements for the African Americans.
OF POPULAR MUSIC
Pop Music 1950-2000 Timeline
This essay is aimed to portray a music timeline.
In this essay i am going to discuss how pop music has developed from the 1950’s through to the
early 2000’s. Upon reading this essay, you will notice that there is a significant link between
music and society...
More than a century before rap exploded onto the American music scene, West African musicians were telling stories rhythmically, with just the beat of a drum for accompaniment. Meanwhile, folk artists from the Caribbean Islands were also telling stories in rhyme. Indeed, these singing poets from Africa...
American Music and Culture: Jazz Dance
Jazz dance, is defined as any dance to jazz accompaniments, composed of a profusion of forms. Jazz dance paralleled the birth and spread of jazz itself from roots in black American society and was popularized in ballrooms by the big bands of the swing era (1930s...
member of his group D12, as well as one half of the hip hop duo Bad Meets Evil, alongside Royce da 5'9". Eminem is one of the world's best-selling music artists and is the best-selling artist of the 2000s. He has been listed and ranked as one of the greatest artists of all time by many magazines,...
"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...
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 from various...
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...
What are the benefits of music in your life?
In our life, I guess all of you have a lot trouble, some make you get angry, some make you feel inhibited… Like all of you, I got a lot trouble in my life. My friend is a trouble, my family even my life is a trouble. Music changed my life in many ways....
Hip Hop music, also known as rap music, is a musical genre made of a rhythmic vocal style called rap. Its rhythm varies in many different ways. It has slow rhythm at times, fast rhythm at times, and sometimes it is moderate. Hip Hop has been around for many years, the main instruments that are used are...
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...
Rock is a kind of music that is popular for young people, nowadays. It arose in the United States of America in the middle of 1950s. Essential for a band needs one or several vocalists. This genre are played guitar, drums and others very heavily. The lyrics usually talk about the stress that comes from...
Jazz is considered as more than a music genre, and is characterized by improvisation and syncopation. It pushes music past the confines of organized structure, although it is often arranged. A few very notable jazz musicians are Miles Davis, Chet Baker, and John Coltrane. These men all chose brass instruments...
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...
The Music of Australia
The music of Australia ranges over a broad spectrum of styles and genres. While most modern trends in Australian music are based on similar trends from the United States or United Kingdom, traditional indigenous music dates back more than 60,000 years to the prehistory of Australia...
pride, beauty, and self-respect. (Blaster pg 1-2)
Hip-hop is an umbrella term for the youth culture that originated in South Bronx, New York in the ‘70’s. Hip-hop is a means of creative expression that gives a voice to young, ethnic, urban populations.
Black and Hispanic teenagers had to improvise...
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...
*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....
Disadvantages of listening to rap music.
Nowadays, rap is one of the most popular music genres to people around the world especially teenagers and also quickly increasing through music industry for decades. This kind of music was began by African-American in the early 1970’s and composed to tell or reveal...
Gen Y Definition
The label been given to the generation of people born between 1980’s and the late 1990’s is GEN Y.
Also referred to as the echo boomers, because they are the children born to parents born during the baby boom.(baby boomers) Children born during this time have had constant access...
gave Biggie a tremendous advantage over other rappers. He was able to step back and look at all the things that were happening around him and easily rap about. It’s similar to a brawl breaking out, a person who was involved in the fight may not be able to exactly recall what occurred, but a person standing...
BIRTH OF HIP HOP: BEGINNING OF THE 70’s.
The principal definition of Hip Hop is that it is an urban cultural movement. It covers many forms of artistic expressions that are all different but complementary. Hip Hop emerged in the Bronx at the beginning of the 70’s, just after the Hippy movement and the...
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...
UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD, SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT.
MARKETING PLAN FOR EMI MUSIC.
FT MBA 2009-10
STATEMENT OF AUTHENTICITY:
I certify that this assignment is the result of my own work and does not exceed the word count mentioned below.
Violence in Rap Music
George Christopoulos – 1037247
300-301-VA IP – Topic: Violence
The purpose of this research is to examine the integration of the theme of violence in the rap genre of music. In this paper, we analyse rap music from three...
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...
I was curious about 90’s music. I want to know about this because, my parents always had it on in the car and around the house. So, I grew to love it but I’ve always wanted to learn more of the history behind the lyrics. What I already know is “gangsta rap” came out of the 90’s and Death Row records...
been the change of music over the past 100 years?
How it began..
Music taste changes over the years, it always has and it always will. The youth enjoys a certain style of music and they become the elderly after time. The 20th century has featured a huge range of different music styles, mainly because...
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 and its abilities
Music is a central part of my life. Without music, the world would seem naked, cold, and quiet. Music can set the rhythm for a long day of work, the mood for a date, a party or even one’s entire life. It can comfort you when you feel nothing else can. It has the ability to make...
What's new?: Music in the 90's
Hip hop as a whole started emerging as a powerful force in the late 80s, and by 1990, there were many artists that had either already laid the foundation or were looming on the horizon. Among the artists that have already made an impact were 'Public Enemy', 'Boogie...
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...
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...
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...