When compared to the other rap hits of the time, Run DMC's sound was very unique in the sound of the beats and the skillful, push it to the limit vocals. By the mid 80's, Simmons had founded the hip hop record label Def Jam, and Run DMC became the most powerful group in hip hop. Run DMC then started to experiment mixing their sound with samples of heavy metal guitars, basically combining the sound of each genre to create a gritty, street savvy sound. Run DMC's success showed the rest of the hip hop world that success could be achieved by delivering constant new material that challenged the status-quo with unique sounds and challenging lyrics. Their 1986 album Raising Hell was preceded by the top ten hit “My Adidas”, and then the release of a cover of Aerosmith's “Walk This Way”, off the same album, became the groups biggest commercial hit.
It is a style of dance where participants push or slam into each other. As I've been a fan of Joey Badass since he first came on the scene, I knew all of the songs he performed. He performed some songs from his first mixtape, 1999, such as "Funky Ho", "Survival Tactics" and ''Waves". In addition, he performed songs from Summer Knights, such as "Unorthodox'' and "95 Til' Infinity", which is a reference to 90's Golden Era group Souls Of Mischief and their album 93 Til' Infinity. I arrived at the venue in Shepherd's Bush quite early and saw the audience getting gradually more excited as the show approached its start.
B. Credibility Statement Tupac’s music has made an impact on modern day Hip-hop that he has become very well known throughout America by many of his fans and many young artist today who admire his music. I. Rollingstone.com states examples of highly appreciated artists of present day society that also started their music careers in the 90’s that were influenced by Tupac’s originality in his music. Famous artists such as Snoop Dogg, Ludacris and Chamillionaire are a few of the many who respect his success. (Tupac Shakur) C. Thesis Statement 2pac’s passion in his career awarded him with such great success that he has become a prominent artists of the 90’s who’s music is still appreciated in today’s pop cultural .
Changes in Hip Hop Subculture The history of Hip hop subculture has come a long way and has made many changes along its way. Hip hop as it may seem started off as being positive and coming from the heart and having meaning to now people becoming a part of it and not even knowing the real meaning of its background. Now, it is said that many people are in the “rap game” just for the love of money and not because it’s something that they really love to do. Hip hop started in the late 60s early 70s in the Bronx, New York. Clive Campbell, known as DJ Kool Herc, is the credited as being the pioneer of hip hop in the United States.
Pink Floyd were influenced by a number of artists throughout their career, helping them towards the sound they achieved on Dark Side of the Moon. Miles Davis, one of the most important musicians of the second half of the twentieth century, helped create modern jazz as we know it. It is reported that Richard Wright would often lose himself in jazz records, particularly the work of Miles Davis, through his hard bop style in the 1950’s, experimental ambient sound in the 1960’s, and his rock and funk records in the 1970’s. Wright has said himself that one of his favourite pieces ever was Miles Davis’ take on Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess from the 1959 Kind of Blue album, which was a key influence to the composition of the chord sequence which forms the song Us and Them from Dark Side of the Moon. The Beatles were a band that influenced Pink Floyd greatly in the lead up to the release of Dark Side of the Moon; most bands were influenced by the Beatles at this time.
The four traditional pillars of hip-hop are DJing, rapping, breakdancing, and graffiti art. Five additional pillars are sometimes added: hip-hop fashion, beatboxing, hip-hop slang, street knowledge, and street entrepreneurship. Hip-hop music incorporates a number of iconic elements, most notably DJing and rapping, along with things like beatboxing, sampling, and juggling beats on turntables. In early forms of the music, DJs would loop portions of songs, highlighting the interest percussive patterns found in them, to create their own new, emergent beats. These beats were eventually coupled with a rhyming, chanting style of singing, referred to as rapping.
These distinctive beats and bass lines became the foundation of a new type of music in these clubs, and Djs can be seen as the prime movers of hip hop.” “MCs (Master of Ceremonies) in the clubs were there to introduce the hot new DJ. Between songs, though, MCs began to talk to the crowd. Like MC's even today, this talk varied between jokes, biographical anecdotes, as well as attempts to excite and energize the audience. Eventually, some local MCs began to talk over the music, and this talk soon became part of the music performance. These MC's became known as "rappers".” “Eventually, "rap music" was refined to become a mixture of rhythmic poetry, and rappers were getting noticed by 1979 and some commercially successful records were selling locally, though rap had hardly made an impact on the U.S. mainstream.” As the eighties went by, hip hop got more popular and we had some station that would play our music such as BET, but MTV only played everything besides African American music.
Important persons a) British Invasion helped internationalize the production of rock and roll b) Fats Domino and Chubby Checker 2. Some kinds of rock music a) Garage rock b) Pop rock c) Blues rock d) Folk rock e) Psychedelic rock CONCLUSION I. Illustration: 2000s - present II. Review statement, Repetition and thesis Statement III. Closing material: A. Repetition: After that you know what means rock n roll.
In the mid 60s”Rock Steady”-a slower tempo with emphasis on syncopation-grew out of “Ska”. However, by the late 60s, yet another new Jamaican musical form had emerged-“Reggae”, the most famous of the musical styles developed on the island. Reggae spans the globe and has influenced the music of internationally famous performers in the US, Japan, UK, South America, and the rest of the world. Cuba: For most of the eighteenth
A few of their well-known songs are “I Write Sins Not Tragedies”, “Miss Jackson”, and “This is Gospel”. Many of their songs have a deeper meaning than just what the lyrics convey. One of Panic! At the Disco’s singles from their album Vices & Virtues is “The Ballad of Mona Lisa.” This song was released on February 1, 2011. It is about Brendon Urie’s inner conflicts, and the fight inside him.