Originally rap has dissented from Jamaican tribal chants and slave chants. It also comes from blue, the improvisation part of it. Most people across America and the world would just be a quick fad but it has last over 30 years and today is the biggest selling solo genre around the world. After a couple year people especially African Americans had really bought into rap as a genre All of America and new york had embraced this new style it quickly spread around the world. The founding rappers were all new millionaire and no were near the ghetto living.
Basquiat Jean Michel Basquiat was an amazing, yet misunderstood artist. The journey that he took to become famous also took his life at the age of 27. He began as a graffiti artist with the tag-name “SAMO”. His graffiti was well known around the city vagrants and drug addicts, but Basquiat wanted to be known by the people who mattered. He introduced himself to Andy Warhol by selling some art he drew on small cards to Andy’s companion.
Hip-hop is the way of portraying skills, creativeness, teaching righteousness and feeding the listeners with knowledge of self. In this analysis paper I would like to discuss: How hi hop started, the origins of hip-hop, the pioneers, and the styles of hip-hop. It all started in the summer of 1973 in New York City. A young man named Kool Herc, having come from Jamaica three years earlier, began spinning in the parks in the South Bronx. What made Herc different than most DJs was his "looping" of certain parts of records.
The Dead Kennedys debut album of “Fresh fruit for Rotting Vegetables” was first released in September 1980. Its lead singer Jello Biafra changed the satirical lyrics in the second and third verses, referencing a gambler using speed and cocaine. The King of Rock ‘n’ Roll; blending the timeless songs that is as relevant today as when they first hit the top of the charts. The Dead Kennedy’s changed the song with a total new drama and threat. They have become more popular for their punk rock music.
 Hip hop gained appeal within the black community because of the authentic and relatable nature of the lyrical content. Over time, hip hop and gangsta rap became a tool for competing record labels and associated gangs. Record labels wanted to build up a reputation in order to achieve commercial success. Emergence of the West Coast In 1986, inspired by Philadelphia rapper Schoolly D, Crenshaw-based Ice-T released the song "6 in the Mornin'". It is considered by many critics as the very first gangsta rap song.
In the 20’s this music was Jazz. In the 80’s America saw the same urban African American culture embrace the hip hop movement. Similar in many respects with their secular themes, improvisation, polyrhythm, and use of call-and-response, hip hop became the new way to express the struggles while carrying on the tradition style of African American music. One of the most visible examples of hip hop’s roots in jazz is the basis of the art form, the beat. Hip hop originated when New York DJ’s began isolating the percussion breaks on funk and rock records.
Then, at age 16, he met Jeff Townes (DJ Jazzy Jeff). The pair became friends and began to collaborate, Jeff as DJ, Will as rapper (having expanded his nickname to Fresh Prince). They became so successful that Will even turned down a scholarship in order to follow his dream. Despite his parents' wishes, he didn't want to go to college anyway – he now dedicated himself to music. Will Smith’s music was rapidly becoming very popular But by this time Will was already at the top of another profession, as he was casted to be in the new series of ‘The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air’.
All in all Dyson's main points to his argument is understanding how rap came to be, the negative and positive images that gangsta rap portrays to the black community, and acknowledging that rap music shows true beliefs about growing up in bad black neighborhoods. Rap originated from the early '70s during the Rosetta stone of black culture. Jobs were being losses in the inner cities. Lack of social services in predominantly black rural areas opened up drugs and violence in black communities. Therefore rap came to be the main way of expressing social oppression in black communities.
On That Other Level in 1989, the Rick Rubin produced The Geto Boys in 1990, and We Can't Be Stopped in 1991. The Houston area also produced other artists that pioneered the early southern rap sound such as UGK and the solo career of Scarface. Though white rappers like the Beastie Boys, House of Pain and 3rd Bass had had some popular success or critical acceptance from the hip hop community, Eminem's success, beginning in 1999 with the platinum The Slim Shady LP, surprised many. Rap in foreign countries during the 90's: In the Netherlands, important nineties rappers include The Osdorp Posse, a crew from Amsterdam, Extince, from Oosterhout, and Postmen. Italy
Many of my friends and acquaintances have also taken a liking to hip hop. How has hip hop transformed from a genre of music almost exclusively enjoyed by African Americans to a genre that has now permeated into white America? The transformation is the direct response to the commodification of African American leisure in urban areas. Recognizing this transformation is an example of displaying a sociological imagination. Let us first explore what brought me to question the transformation of hip hop.