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60 Free Essays on Rap Music Of The 90 S

  1. Hip Hop

    dancing, and graffiti. All of that pretty much faded away with the 90s and rap was left to take control. Rap in the 1980’s was thought to be a force, until MC hammer,Tupac, and Biggie Smalls took over the radio with the voice of ghetto youth. That was merely the beginning of one of the biggest trends in...

  2. 90s

    Music in the nineties can be simply described as diverse. Diverse meaning that music has been segregated into hundreds of groups. This report will refer in detail to three genres of music: Alternative Country, Rap, Alternative Rock. It will also cover certain aspects indicative of the 90's...

  3. History of Rap

    as a synonym to rap music. In this paper I will show how rap got its start and evolved into the culture we know today as hip hop. 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 music became its own...

  4. History of Rap

    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 music became its own genre of music in the 1970's when DJ's from New York, such as DJ Lovebug...

  5. Rappers vs Poets

    evolved during the 80's and 90's. The 80's brought in rap into the African-American scene, with the creation of the term emcees and rappers, basically poets who use music. In the late 80's and early 90's, rap took another step by becoming political and intellectual. You would hear groups and artist...

  6. Understanding Generation Y

    number of births began to increase and hitting a peak of 264,000 in 1992. This was the highest number of births since 1972. Birth rates then dropped away in the rest of the 90s until 2002. The 1980s was a decade of contrasts. The Australian economy was booming - property values skyrocketed and...

  7. Heuheu

    music video of "Stan", Eminem was shown writing with his left hand, ending the fan debate over his dominant hand. Q magazine named "Stan" the third-greatest rap song of all time,[38] and the song came tenth in a similar survey conducted by Top40-Charts.com.[39] The song has since become highly...

  8. History of Hip-Hop

    , and can be found on the seminal recording “Rapper’s Delight” by the Sugarhill Gang. In addition to rap music, the hip-hop subculture also comprises other forms of expression, including break dancing and graffiti art as well as a unique slang vocabulary and fashion sense. (Encarta pg 1) Rap...

  9. Popular Culture in Rap Music

    on the up and coming rap culture was the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979. In 1986 rap music finally reached the top of the music charts and was show on MTV for the first time featuring Run-DMC. Continuing to change in the 90's in the east coast came the more harsh and raw of the rap music scene like Wu-Tang...

  10. Growing Up In The 1990s Vs Growing Up In The 2010s

    movies and music. Some comparable aspects of both generations include technology, TV shows, and music. In my opinion the 90's comes out on top as a better time to grow up in. The technology of the 90's was much more simpler and not as relied upon as in the 2010s. Cell phones were introduced in the 90...

  11. New Age Development: Music-Based Advertising

    about everyday problems, teenage life, and sneakers, which jumpstarted the Fila fashion among thousands of teenagers across the country. Another demographic that major shoe corporations tried to target during the 80’s and 90s were skateboarders. The white rap group Beastie boys obtained a skate...

  12. Music Ruined

    said in the words of KRS-One. In the mid 80’s, the music industry was struck with the birth of gangster rap which portrayed numerous images it was well received and became significantly popular in the duration of just a few years. By the early 90s, gangster rap resided at the top of all music...

  13. Biggie Smalls

    this country in the 80’s and 90s, but the Government tried to make it seem like it was only black people from the ghetto buying this illegal drug, but this simply was not true. (Brown 42) This propaganda movement by the government ended up benefitting Biggie’s rap career because he was black and from...

  14. Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    themself have a task of equal importance. The lyrics contain the substance of the music video. The lyrics are the reason that most 90s generation young adults today can at any given time rap the into song. The video is nothing without the lyrics, and much like the video the lyrics utilize both ethos and...

  15. Aretha Annotated Bibliography

    any way. Franklin’s voice had grown through the 90s. She worked with almost every popular artist. Fontenot, Robert. "Guide Profile: Aretha Franklin." About.com Oldies Music. About, n.d. Web. 07 Feb. 2014. Franklin became the most important female soul artist. She was able to mix R...

  16. Todays Beethoven

    aspects. The Beethoven of today’s society would have to be Dr. Dre. He began his career in music as a member of a group called World Class Wreckin’ Cru and later turned into one of the biggest producers and entrepreneurs’ of the west coast. Looking at the transition in rap music from the early 90s to...

  17. Rap's Controversy

    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 songs have caused controversy. Many believe and have charged that these lyrics promote racism and...

  18. 2pac & Biggie

    yet famous career in the mid 90s in the music industry. Christopher “Biggie” Wallace who was born in Brooklyn, New York on May 21, 1972 and Tupac “Makaveli” Shakur who was born on June 16, 1971, in New York, New York. Some of the similarities were that their lives were both cut short at 25 years of...

  19. Music Assignment

    New Zealand Music of the 90s | A Guide on New Zealand Popular Music of the 90s | By Destin Finn | Musical features of the 90s The nineties was an age of new subgenres (such as Rap-rock and Trip-hop). Also new genres of music were introduced to the world. These genres included Boy-band...

  20. Evolution of Hip-Hop

    whole world hear their tales. It also offered a possible escape from the ghetto. Due to this migration into the hip hop scene came commercialized rap. Rappers, starting in the 90s and in to the 2000’s, settled for memorable hooks and catchy beats that would sell records. State of Hip Hop Now: So...

  21. Obesity in America

    , love, style and neighborhood activities. The first Grammy award for a rap album was awarded to the Will “Fresh Prince” and Jazzy Jeff. Their album didn’t have one curse word and its positivity like this that is what youth then were exposed to. The mid 90s up until now have shown us a side of hip-hop...

  22. essay on hip hop

    even old enough to know who the greats of hip hop were at the time. Hip Hop takes many shapes as sub cultures are formed within this music, different styles of rap music can be seen everywhere as it’s always been relevant, in the 90s the actual mainstream media took notice to rappers all of which...

  23. Raps Influence in Teens

    the glitz and glamour of musical artists. The style of music that has the most influence on people’s lives is Rap music. In particular “gangster rap” has made its mark on society since the early 90s. When I was 15, two weeks before my 16th birthday, I had sex for the first time. It was not...

  24. Essay on Macbeth

    making records and music at house parties. This was called East coast rap. And as for Gangsta rap it started in the West Coast in the 90's. But Gangsta rap started growing rapidly and it turned out to be what we have now which is the modern rap. Modern rap is music, is a way of self expression. It...

  25. Hip Hop

    can mention Midwest rap singers have elaborated some techniques which can be recognized as true contributions such as Twista : the fastest flow in the world. - The hip hop that we watch every day on Mtv is a direct consequence of the early 90s. It seems that “Gangsta rap” developed on Mtv...

  26. hip hop

    theme of rap music nowadays, but that couldn't be further from the truth. Rewind back to the 80's when rap first went mainstream and what group comes to mind is the Sugarhill Gang and their hit, "Rapper's Delight." Fast forward to the late 80's and early 90's, and rap went from humor and...

  27. Gfsdgd

    . As previously mentioned, rap music originated in early 1970s in South Bronx, New York. It was never viewed as a type of music depicting thug life up until the late 80’s when it turned into “Gangsta Rap”. In the beginning, it brought the idea of toasting to life and was expressed as “inner city...

  28. 90's Hip Hop and Rap

    was one of the most influential rappers during this era of music. The third group that had a surprisingly large amount of influence on the rap and hip-hop phenomenon of the 1990's was the Fab 5. The Fab 5 was a college basketball team that played for the Michigan Wolverines; the players...

  29. African American

    Original and Contemporary Rap: One and the Same Identity-formation by white oppression is something that is still existent in today’s music genre: rap but not a total focus in contemporary rap music much like it was in the late 1970’s, the 1980’s, and 90s. Even though, some rap music of today...

  30. Plato and Music

    partying, and parents hated it because they all grew up listening to big band music. In the 70’s and 80’s it was disco and hard metal music with messages of drugs and sex that the new generation grew up to like, and parents grew to hate. And in the 90s and 2000’s it’s rap music that is the most...