\ Noel Rivera English 102 Prof- McNamara Rap music promotes violence! The violent effect of rap music has been proven time and time again that it not only promotes but encourages violence and unlawfulness to it audience. Rap music in the 20th century has become a part of American culture and its message to the youth is connected with popular yet misguided phrases like “Get rich or die trying”, “Money over Bitches”, “Thug life”, and the most popular, “F**k the police!”. This language in rap music is something that parents need to consider before letting their child listen to their favorite Hip-Hop artist. However, this wasn’t always the case.
Instilled with a real hustler’s ambition, Pyrex Jones has been making buzz locally with mixed tapes such as Microwave Music 1, Mafia Muzik, and various videos and performances. Even though Hip Hop has secured its place in the mainstream pop since the late 90s; recently it has seen an era of decline. Pyrex Jones is hopeful to revive Hip Hop music through his own novelty and variety; securing fame enjoyed by 50 Cent or Akon, in the foreseeable future. He is expanding his buzz by currently working on “Block Boy Shyt: the Mix tape” featuring Lil Roc. He also has a leading role in the upcoming “Son of the Mob”.
To start off, Gangster rap is mostly full of violence. It seems to keep a younger crowd due to the lyrics that is used and they seem to disrespect women a lot. Unfortunately, these are entertainers who are associated with urban street gangs and characterized by violence, tough talking and often vulgar language. Throughout the last twenty plus years, gangster rap is the ease with which young
This allowed young people to see a world not as readily available before and in today’s contemporary society with new music genre’s increasing; there has also been an increasing demand for music videos to accompany it. In this essay I will be analysing music videos in one of music’s two most popular genres – Hip Hop and Rock. These two genres differ and this translates not only musically but visually. I am to investigate whether these two genres fit the stereotypical criteria of the media, or whether they have been portrayed in the wrong way -hypothesis the stereotypical view (elaborate) -i have used both primary and secondary research in order to carry out this investigation -focus group (use quotes) - Hip hop music videos have always been a controversial topic amongst audiences as it is a genre that is known to exaggerate and encourage a patriarchal way of living which many female audiences would be opposed to. This mainly consists of wealth, power and beautiful women which are the goals of most youth in today’s contemporary society – in other words: The American dream.
Critical Argument Analysis Essay Eng/215 Kathryn Geranios Critical Argument Analysis Essay In our country Freedom of Speech is one of the most powerful things we have in our country. Eminem is a rapper here in the United States who is always talked about because of his vulgar language within his music, but we live in a country where it is okay to say what we want due to the first amendment. There are a lot of rappers out there who use vulgar language in their lyrics, so why is Eminem really any different, why is that they can get away with such expressions and Eminem is always questions for his music. Is Eminem really going too far with his lyrics or is he just expressing himself? Mary Eberstadt wrote Eminem is Right.
“If we were made in his image then call us by our names, most intellects do not believe in god but they fear us just the same”- Erykah Badu Bronx, New York, October 1979 is where it all started, the birth of Hip-Hop. The original party rap came about when DJs wanted to interact with party crowds they would have their sidekicks otherwise known as MCs (or rappers) on the stage saying their rhymes to the beat while DJs are mixing on the turntables. As rap music became popular throughout the 80’s, it began to spread to the south and west regions. In different areas of America, people started putting their twist to rap music. New genres of rap music developed such as gangster rap and Mack rap.
The DJ has the most important role in the founding of Hip Hop. Block parties were very popular in the Bronx and the DJ was always at the center. The MC was just a hype man for the DJ. I think this is interesting because now the MC is at the forefront. To me the DJ played an even more instrumental part in that he helped to unify people.
After his signing he hit the hip-hop scene with a vengeance producing bomb ass single after single including “Tupac’s Back ft. Rick Ross”, “Ima Boss ft. Rick Ross” and just recently the catchy track “Bag of Money ft. Wale, Rick Ross and T-Pain”. These compilations catapulted young Meek Mills hip-hop credibility within the rap game. Hip-hop fans trust me, you will not be disappointed with his new work, the swag, the style and creativity shown within this masterpiece will have you repeating song after song. Well enough of me babbling let me take you on this journey track by track so you can run out a get your copy for your
Entertainment media has shaped American culture in many ways over the years. With the newer generations taking over the entertainment audiences the content of media is becoming controversial with the older generations. Sex and drugs are displayed more frequently in the media of today than it was thirty years ago when those trends really started becoming a wide spread part of American culture. T.V. shows, movies, and music are using sex and drugs to capture their audiences; and it works.
Controversy of Hip Hop How you ever ask your self of what kind of impact the music of Hip Hop has base on its lyrics in society? For the lat ten years Hip Hop has state as one of the most popular, and successful type of music here in the United States. Artist’s successfully becoming rich in short amount of time as a result of selling millions of copies of albums. The music of Hip Hop has been a controversial topic for many years because of its offensive lyrics, and influence of violence to the public. Activists fighting to pass a measure in congress that would restrict rappers from using dirty lyrics.