Hip hop music Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Hip hop music.

  • 14 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 1 Literature Criticism
  • ...and more
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The Hip hop music Study Pack contains about 153 pages of study material in 16 products, including:

Essays & Analysis (15)

6,419 words, approx. 22 pages
In the following essay, Shusterman praises rap music as a postmodern form of high art that challenges such modernist aesthetic conventions as originality, autonomy, integrity, rationalization, and sec... Read more
735 words, approx. 3 pages
In the 1930's, music was very boring. All that was playing in the clubs around the country was Big Band music, a dull form of jazz that left listeners wanting more of a beat and rhythm so that they c... Read more
2,920 words, approx. 10 pages
Since its conception, Hip-Hop culture has always been popular among young people. Now businesses are beginning to use Hip-Hop cultures popularity among the young people to increase the sales of their ... Read more
1,659 words, approx. 6 pages
Ethics of The Music Industry Hip-hop culture has been socially labeled as deviant, a counter-culture, un-American because of its lack of moral. Specifically, "gangsta rap" which glorifies guns, sex, ... Read more
341 words, approx. 2 pages
RAP (rhythmically accentuated poetry), has been dominating the music industry for the past decade now and now more than ever there are a lot of people trying to make it big in the rap business. In one... Read more
1,152 words, approx. 4 pages
Despite the change in hip hop over the last 25 years hip hop artists try to revive the true foundation of the hip hop community. Since the beginning of it's start in the late 70's... Read more
981 words, approx. 4 pages
Teenagers today are negatively impacted by the messages that rap music is sending out through its lyrics, music videos, and through personal statements from the artists. The impacts include perilous t... Read more
1,963 words, approx. 7 pages
Rap is a form of popular music developed especially in African - American urban communities and is characterized by spoken or chanted rhyming lyrics with a syncopated, repetitive rhythmic accompanime... Read more
280 words, approx. 1 pages
Words like nigger and other cursing words are dangereous .Racial and sexual epithets,wheter screamed across a street or camafluged by the rhytyms of a song, turn people into objects less than human- e... Read more
664 words, approx. 3 pages
There are so many different kinds of music in the world today. Musicians have their own style of composing different kinds of music to express themselves in various ways. Some musicians choose to use ... Read more
3,033 words, approx. 11 pages
Jazz and Hip Hop: The Ghetto and Music as Language African-American cultural forms and developments are as vast as they are diverse. However, because of white America's consistently racist and oppre... Read more
1,988 words, approx. 7 pages
In the 1970's, a subculture emerged from the Bronx in New York City (Rose 1994; George 1998). At the heart of this subculture were artists that expressed themselves through four different mediums;... Read more
1,373 words, approx. 5 pages
Hip-Hop: Negative Effects on Today's Youth Arthur Baker said, "I remember being told `Someone's gonna make a fortune out of this rap thing' and thinking `no way'," ("Rap Quotes" 1). Arthur Baker w... Read more
1,713 words, approx. 6 pages
Hip-hop culture is everywhere. The culture, which encompasses rapping, deejaying, break-dancing and graffiti-writing, has become so popular that it has entered mainstream fashion and modern language... Read more
951 words, approx. 4 pages
There have been many news articles which blame the rising trend in gun crime on rap music; claiming its graphic and violent images influence society, particularly young black males. Even politicians,... Read more