George Emmett talks about the evolution of hip hop culture and how it rose and spread. Emmett mentions that hip hop evolved during the 1970’s as a liberation movement. Hip hop is grounded in the traditions of U.s born blacks, first and second generation Latinos and Latinas, and people of Caribbean decent. Emmett shows that hip hop is a method for expressing their thoughts on social commentary, economy, racism and more. Rajakumar, Mohanalakshmi.
The purpose of this reference between hip hop and the musicians are to explain with evidence that they’re all related to New York. It’s believable because in the second paragraph, it gives us many examples such as, “...the place where the seed took hold? Where the rhymes first flowed and a culture took form?
This song combines traditional pop music with that of hip-hop, a style that became popular in the eighties in the African American community and is characterized by poetry performed in time to a distinct beat. It was revolutionary and controversial at first, but has become quite mainstream. RHYTHM The rhythm of Beethoven’s 5th is unmistakable and is so important to the piece that it defines it and makes it recognizable. It is exemplified by the first 4 beats, short-short-short-long, and those beats permeate the entire piece. It is written in 2/4 time which translates to 2 quarter notes for each measure.
This after all is the purpose of creating films, to educate people about a certain subject that is familiar to the eye but understood differently by the minds. Talents are Developed Through Popular Culture Culture is a fashioned way of doing things that define a certain group of people. In this case, the culture is Hip hop that can be described as having minor subcultures that define it in the entity; Graffiti, Djing, Break dancing and MCing (Gale). In the film, Lee Quinones acting as the character of Zoro is a graffiti artist whose neighborhood, the Bronx, is the source of hip hop culture. In fact, Hip hop was confined to the generation region, that is, the Bronx (Staff).
Everything from his physical features to his words was portrayed through the arts in a way that would insinuate Malcolm X as “forever young”. The cultural and artistic iconic reputation of Malcolm X witnessed a brief hiatus over the period of 1970s to 1980s until the pop explosion of the hip-hop generation. Numerous artists began to incorporate samples from X’s speech over hip-hop beats into their music. Apart from his words, images of Malcolm X also began to become more visible whether in murals or in paintings. In a way, in a generation and time of newfound Afro-centricism and the Black Power movement, Malcolm X was the perfect fit for being able to speak whatever uncomfortable truths that no other individual could muster to bring forth.
PLAYLIST "This Land Was Ourz" - War Party Hip-Hop originated from a New York DJ known as Kool Herc. He mixed spoken rhyme with reggae and it was well received in the New York crowd. Eventually he started chanting over the instrumental part of popular music and it quickly caught on from there. Years later, it evolved into a new genre of music known as hip hop followed largely by African Americans. Hip-hop has become a lifestyle, with its unique slang, fashion, and culture.
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. There are several codes and conventions that make up this genre of music video and my main example of this is ‘In Da Club’ by 50 Cent. [Image 2] In 50 Cent’s music video he directly addresses the audience with his lyrics. In hip hop music videos there is a frequent use of low angled/close up shots. The sole purpose of this is to demonstrate the power
Pyrex Jones (400-600) Music is best described as the expression of notions on a personal level. But the influence of rhythm, pitch, sound, and melody on the surroundings is on a much elevated level. And Hip Hop music has grown exponentially in a short span of time. This is due to the fact that Hip Hop or Rap is not exclusive to specific echelons of the society; rather it has involved almost every creative mind on the street. Hip Hop is not specific to music; rather it is a complete code of life.
When speaking to anyone who is familiar with dance found in the 1920’s through the 1960’s, it is naturally commonly acknowledged that the father of not only the Jive but also the entire Swing Dance division was the Lindy Hop. It is accepted that the true start of the Lindy Hop was in the early 1920’s, yet there are some pieces of evidence that can be interpreted to similar dances, dated back to nearly the 18th century. Combining a wide variety of popular dances worldwide led to the creation of the Lindy Hop. Many of these dances were created and developed in the African American dominated communities. Similar to the way that Jazz was viewed as a music that could absorb and evolve with alternative forms of music; the Lindy Hop was designed to also encompass the constant evolution of social desires and cultural needs, while keeping a basic foundation.
The montuno involves a rhythmic backbeat infused with often-improvised solos. These solos became the focus of the mambo, and the most important part of the song. Danzon is widely considered the official style of music in Cuba. The danzon style of music was heavily influenced by the French-Haitian contradance, which was imported to Cuba from Haiti. Originally, danzon orchestras consisted of e typical orchestra instruments.