Rajakumar, Mohanalakshmi. “Hip Hop Dance.” Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood, 2012. Mohanalaskshmi Rajakumar tells the origins of Hip hop culture and how dance evolved from it. Hip hop generated in Bronx New York also known as “Boogie down.” Rajakumar mentions that hip hop was created as a “cross-fertilization” of different cultures by the youths for the youths. Hip hop dance is an expressive art, which many teenagers and adults in their twenties, used to escape
Hip-Hop has had many fashion fads that could be seen anywhere and everywhere. A Hip-Hop fashion fad that I can remember vividly was in the late nineties when sportswear was popular. Name brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Nautica were popular however the most common sports trend was throwback jerseys. Artists wearing these pricey sports jersey that replicates the jersey of a team or a player from the past became a demand, a must have for men. However the expensive fad did not last for long.
The huge black market for alcohol controlled by crime organizations grew so large that many of the criminal groups were able to build their empires mainly on profits from illegal alcohol. This in turn made them grow in power and their influence on society increased. Many politicians and law enforcements became corrupt, and turned a blind eye to the illegal activity since they were bribed. Prohibition also led to economic consequences. Before the liquor ban, many states relied on tax revenues, and when Prohibition went into effect, those revenues were lost- causing the United Nations to lose 11 billion
P4 – Reasons behind choice of media in a successful promotional campaign Introduction – Coca Cola Share a Coke Campaign The campaign that I will be talking about is the Coca Cola enterprise “Share a coke campaign”. This campaign got numerous of people sharing and talking about this specific campaign because it was generally based on the customers and it also increased the consumption of the brand over the summer holidays. The share a coke campaign was basically done by swapping the logo on the bottles with 250 of the most popular names in the UK, this type of advertisement was based on the emotions of getting friends and family sharing a coke with their names on them. The business wanted people to not only consume the product but to admire
He was reportedly released after Death Row Records CEO Marion "Suge" Knight paid a bond of more than $1 million as part of Shakur's parole. In his latest project, Shakur as the defiant street thug was back in full force on this recording. The song "California Love" featured a guest appearance by famed rapper-producer Dr. Dre and made a strong showing on the pop charts. "How Do You Want It" also was another smash success for Shakur. It appeared to be a golden time for
Kanye West, a Grammy winning rap artist, changed the game of hip-hop and the music industry. Considered a “quadruple threat,” West is a producer, rapper, songwriter, and record company executive. West’s strong musical palette can be attributed to his earlier career as a producer, putting together some of the hottest songs on the charts, before branching off as hip-hop artist. West was raised by his mother, Donda West, in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, where he moved at a young age after his parents divorced. Before retiring, his mother was the chair of the English Department at Chicago State University.
Barriers were broken, people were brought together and prejudices were forgotten at this event that would soon be talked about worldwide as that music festival that changed the world for the better. Woodstock was put together by 4 men: Joel Rosenman, Artie Kornfeld, Mike Lang, and John Roberts in order to raise enough money to build a recording studio. The men had a venue, musicians, food and security and were selling tickets for $7 for one day, $13 for two days, and $18 for three days. The original
The Hip-Hop Culture Everybody I know wants to be a rapper these days. On Facebook, I get bombarded with several requests per day from someone asking me to listen to their new rap song. I probably know more white “rappers” than I know black and even female rappers like Nikki Minaj, or the new internet sensation, Kreayshawn are making waves in the hip-hop music industry. Growing up, I didn’t listen to much hip-hop. I heard the songs that became popular on the radio, but as a child I wasn’t interested in that type of music.
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.