Hot shoe shuffle includes props to enhance level changes and bring attention to the theme and the performers. The costumes in Hot Shoe Shuffle highly depend on the music, lighting and singing, for example, when bright colours in lights were used it was clear that the costumes also reflected the lighting and setting by using similar ,bright, colours. Furthermore, when dark tones were used, more classical tap dancing and costumes were being
Then Funkadelic’s drummer creates the funk, with beats that makes the listener groove along. The psychedelic and funk sounds are clearly heard with the opening track,“Mommy, What’s A Funkadelic?”, due to the intro’s vocals creating a dialogue of infinite echoes all over the listener’s ears while the drums, guitars, and bass make it funky. The fusion of psychedelic rock and funk is the foundation of the album and it is done phenomenally good with each song sounding as if it will never find an ending, but also wanting to groove with the beat forever. The vocals singing in harmony or in a sequence such as the song,”I’ll Bet You”, gives a mind-expanding experience with every shouting echoe. The electric guitars are exceptional to give off a psycho-dynamic sound in songs like,”I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing, Everybody’s Got A Thing” and “Qualify and Satisfy”.
It has become one of the favourite songs of the discos’ and nightclubs’ DJs, and some of them would make a remix version of the song. Whenever people listened to this song, driven by its synthesizer-heavy rhythm, they would follow the beat and dance. To understand how R&B music influenced people leisure life at that time, I have asked a friend of mine from US, B.J. Cress (B.J.) who is now working as an English teacher in Korea about his clubbing experience in his hometown.
I will play two examples of trap. One that is on mainstream and one that is on a independent record label. The next genre that is popular is Electro house. Electro house is what almost all club house music is based around. It is upbeat, happy, and incredibly
In Drake 's "Hotline Bling," graphic relations are shown in the boxes that Drake is dancing in. Drake will move from a box that is yellow to a box that is blue. Other than the color, the boxes are very similar. This music video shows discontinuity by having Drake in one place wearing a certain outfit, but then
The musical theater program there taught me so much and inspired me to join dance and consider musical theater as my career path. Musicals have the ability to capture audiences with their dancing, music, and with the stories they tell; but what is musical theater
Rap artists use their music to express their perspectives, opinions and feelings in their songs. From their lyrics, you will have the visualization of what they are trying to deliver, and how do they feel and see towards the society. The artists should be happy because they can compose any types of music to express themselves. However do these rappers truly need to use disrespectful and profane words? Do they need to publicize swearing words to youths?
Scholars such as Carl and Virgil Taylor emphasize “Hip-Hop is not only a genre of music, but also a complex system of ideas, values and concepts that reflect newly emerging and ever-changing creative correlative expressive mechanisms including but not limited to song, poetry, film and fashion.” Hip hop includes, rapping, graffiti, breakdancing, and DJing. It grew in popularity after a lot of house parties and basement parties. DJ Hollywood and DJ Afrika Bambaataa are known for coming up with the term "hip-hop". What Hip hop containes, is considered “artistic variations” of street gang competition and one’s ability to be better. Hip hop is broken down into four main subgroups Rapping or MCing Graffiti Breakdancing DJing Rap is when a person is MCing or rhyming, it is considered a form of poetry, and it focuses mainly on the flow, delivery and lyrical content that is being said by the MC.
Some cultural markers for these great styles were influenced by uprock, roboting, and boogaloo with attributes in crews, freestyling, and hip hop battles. Lastly, the cultural origins that played a huge role in making hip-hop so great were known as funk, African Americans, turntables, social party/dancing, Puerto Rican Americans. Typical instruments that Hip Hop used during this time were samplers, synthesizers, sequences, and drum machines. The main thing to keep in mean when discussing other musical genres is that freestyling is what distinguishes hip-hop from other styles of
a multibillion-dollar industry based on debauchery, disrespect, and self-destruction” (3). Although hip-hop does heavily involve music and dance, Joseph G. Schloss has found that there are many more aspects that make up the hip-hop culture. Foundation is a collection by Schloss of his findings from his research of hip-hop. In this work, Schloss highlights his enthusiasm about discovering “b-boys and b-girls”. These are terms to describe people (usually young) who breakdance.
For LL Cool J 's and Jamie Foxx 's song "Best Dress" they used Roland TR-808, however, their more recent production introduced 'live ' drum sounds comparable to what they would often use in N*E*R*D. On Busta Rhymes ' "Light Yo Ass On Fire" (2002) a big chorus effect on the rhythm track has been used for an industrial / sci-fi feel. Both The Neptunes and Pharrell as a solo producer are known for their use of percussion adding more groove to the drums. Examples are Robin Thicke 's "Blurred Lines" (2013) and Get Like Me (2013)
Throughout the music video for "Cool for the Summer," Demi struts her stuff in a series of scenes that involve neon lights, vintage cars, minimal clothing, and high-energy dancing. As I watched this music video, I noticed that the different clips of Demi and her friends dancing and partying are cut in sync with the instrumentals in this track. I really admire this small detail because it pulls the whole video together and makes it very sharp.Regardless of its faults, Demi 's "Cool for the Summer" music video is undoubtedly intriguing and fully engages the viewer. Be on the lookout for Demi 's fifth studio album, which is bound to be released towards the
With both the men and women incorporating silks, satin, lace and makeup into their outfits, aesthetics related to cross-dressing were an important part of the scene’s ethos. Strange may have demanded the ‘right’ kind of people, but his ‘right’ would have been considered very much ‘wrong’ in mainstream club culture and society. The existence of the Blitz club was the permission people needed to loudly and glamorously question the norms entrenched around gender
For that reason Hip-Hop is the type of music that I prefer. For example, the Hip-Hop artists Biggie Smalls, Future, and LL Cool J relate their different divisions to me. Mostly due to their lyricism or beatism, I enjoy these artists’ way of expressing Hip-Hop. 3 Future is my inspiration for my music because I can relate to his music. The flow of Biggie Smalls is somewhat the reason why I include my life in my music, and LL Cool J provides that battle-rapper grittiness that I also include in my music.
This way, they had the opportunity to create something that was their own. Naturally, a huge part of b-boying and hip hop is the art of the battle, where one challenges the other to test their skills and see who is the most dominant. It 's through the constant challenging of skills that has lead this movement to evolve to what it is today. In the late 70 's (78-79), breaking was replaced by disco (Adaso) . In the 80 's, breaking was popularized by mainstream media.