BENEFITS OF FREESTYLE RAPPING Freestyle rapping is the art of improvisation of musical lyrics with or without instrumental beats on the spot. Usually lyrics are recited with no particular subject or structure. Freestyle rapping is similar to other improvisational music where the lead instrumentalist acts as an improviser with a supporting band providing a beat, as can been seen in Jazz. EARLIER DEFINITION OF FREESTYLE RAPPING J-lyric and Myka 9 posited that originally freestyle was a spit on no particular subject in the book ‘How to Rap’. In the 2000’s when free styling was mentioned, it meant that it was a rhyme that you kick bragging about yourself that was free of style.
My Hip Hop History There is one constant in all ghetto schools, and that is the rap battle. We would have rap battles all the time, perfecting our flows like real MCs, and if it wasn’t a rap battle it was a joke session or food fight in the lunchroom. My rap name was Cash on Delivery, or C.O.D. for short. On the streets, everyone still knew me as Lil’ Roze, or even my new street name, K.A.S.H: King, assassin, scholar, hitman.
Once a certain level of success is reached people have no choice but to honor and respect your social status, it comes with the territory. Regardless if you are hated or loved for whatever reasons, reaching a certain level of the upper class gives you the power to gain respect. THE START: RAPPER TO ENTREPRENEUR Rapper, record producer and hip-hop executive Jay Z was born in Brooklyn, New York on December 4th, 1969. The gentleman named Shawn Carter was raised in the Marcy
Finally, Orejuela’s book also discusses the dimension of hip hop that is very deep. Orejuela believes that hip hop cannot be looked at superficially. For instance, “the more we treated hip hop with color-blind lenses and the more homogenized the sound became, the more difficult it was to discuss what hip hop was, is, and is yet to be” states Orejuela (xi). In fact, Orejuela went on to later describe hip hop in detail. He even gave a definition as to what hip hop entails.
The influence of hip hop music is abundant as it can be witnessed in films, clothing styles and the music industry. Hip Hop is considered as not just a form of music but a way of life. Although hip hop originated in America, most studies were done there, however because of its increasing popularity; a lot of studies are being done outside the context of the United States (Mitchell, 2001). The influence of this genre spread globally across continents thus its influence is being studied specifically on South African adolescents and it bids fascinating insights into the way that the youth place themselves in relation to the rest of the world and within the bounds of the nation. Purpose of the study • The overall purpose of this study is to scrutinize the influence of Hip Hop music on the adolescents of South
No matter where you look or travel, hip hop has wriggled into our everyday lives, and cultures all around the world. Mr McBride, you claim that “It is a music that defies definition...remains an enigma, a clarion call, a cry of ‘I am’ from the youth of the world” (McBride 8). This is true, as hip hop has disseminated everywhere and has transformed into a style, and has become a way of expressing the social problems our world still
A conspicuous culture is hip-hop, which isn 't just a type of music however a world-known culture. The best general description of Hip Hop is determined as the way of life of urban ghetto 's. It is a culture and way of life of the youngsters who have been raised on the streets, and has proved to advance self-assurance through its music, rhythm, expression, passion and style. Hip Hop ended up being classed as mainstream since it offered youthful urban New Yorkers an opportunity to unreservedly convey what needs be. All the more imperatively, it was an artistic expression open to anybody.
Not only does Miranda allude to historic events (outside of the musical as well as inside) but the musical itself is brimming with allusions to past popular R&B and hip-hop artists. One of the most obvious examples are in the song “Ten Duel Commandments.” This song directly mirrors Notorious B.I.G.’s “Ten Crack Commandments” (Kasinitz, 3) and though Miranda reforms it in a way to make his song about dueling instead of drug dealing, the underlying idea is more or less the same.
From the dark ghetto of Compton, LA to a constant spotlight in the mainstream media. We sat down with one of the most authentic rappers of our time to discuss why the Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar’s, “To pimp a butterfly” has been dubbed as the album that saved Hip-hop and how shows such as the X Factor have changed the raw original underground sound and meaning of Hip-hop into a softer more commercial sound. Born out of the Bronx, New York, Hip-hop with its rhythmic music accompanies by rap has since its origin in the 1970’s swiftly taken its place as the most listened to genera in the urban community. However with this swift rise as a prominent music genre came the commercialized sound which many of the new artists nowadays has. Though many have speculated that the drop of To pimp a butterfly, is a start of hip-hop’s the long road back to its original sound.
Classic Rap The first ‘commercially successful rap song’ (Genius) was Rapper’s Delight by the Sugarhill Gang in 1979. Although Afrika Bambataa and other rappers featured rap in their songs first, Sugarhill Gang was known for composing a song which popularized rap. In 2011, their song was preserved into the National Recording Registry for being ‘culturally, historically, [and] aesthetically significant’. (The National Recording Preservation Board). The song features a simple bassline and hi-hats resulting in a funky beat combined with simple and straightforward lyrics with no vulgarity or derogatory terms.
The summary of “Hip-Hop Planet” by James McBride In the essay Hip-Hop Planet by McBride, a national book award winner, he states that he believed the newer music like rap wasn 't meaningful. McBride talks about how he never understood why rap was so popular, he didn 't see why everyone liked it. In the essay he describes the first time he listened to rap and how he found it absurd. McBride noticed no one really cared where rap come from or how it came to be, people just liked it regardless of who created it. As the essay progresses McBride gives details about how he started seeing rap in another light.
From there, diversity introduced me to me. When I say hip-hop I’m not referring to gang violence or drugs. I’m referring to rhythm and poetry. I’m referring to a graceful dance and delicate art and to alluring music. When I say Hip Hop, I’m referring to its
The birth of hip hop took place in the Bronx, New York , during a time of poverty , Initially when Hip Hop first came about no one would have imagined how vastly and quickly it grew nor would they have predicted the influence on society it has today. This particular enriched and animated, genre of music went from the local backwoods of the projects to a multi millionaire industry. If you ask most people today their definition of Hip Hop , generally they would say a cool rhyming scheme with a hook and a catchy tune, which is not too far off. But it is much deeper than that .Hip hop is a form of expression like a factory , if you may . You take the reality of the world or the “ bad,” you ball it around with the latest slang, trends and
The article “Hip Hop Planet” by James McBride is about how hip hop is not his favorite type of music but, it needs to be heard. McBride shows us this by explaining that he avoided hip hop most of his life. In the article McBride says that he basically ignored “the most important cultural event in my lifetime.” James informs us that hip hop has influenced the world globally and that it has become a phenomenon. Furthermore, McBride made clear that he eventually realized that hip hop is much more than just music, it has a message. Hip hop has a message that reveals the social inequalities of our nations.