Nas' 2012 album Life Is Good is arguably one of his best releases in years. One standout record, a song called "Daughters," was inspired by an intimately personal aspect of the rapper's life, his eldest child Destiny. Nas is nominated for 4 Awards this year including Best Rap Album for 2012's Critically acclaimed, Life Is Good! Don't forget to tune in to Music's Biggest Night on February 10, 2013 at 8/7c to CBS Organizers for the annual Governors Ball music festival announced the event's 2013 lineup on Tuesday. Kanye West and the Kings of Leon, and another yet-to-be-announced act are this year's headliners.
He was the only boxer in history to unite three titles and to do that so early in his career at the age of 20 was mind blowing. To do that so early was dream all boxers could never reach even Muhammed Ali known as one of the greatest boxers of all time never accomplished that in his career. Standing at only 5'10 Tyson stroke fear into many boxers hearts even those who were taller and bigger then him. Know as a ferocious fighter Tyson was relentless and wanted to send you home in defeat and make you feel the pain he felt growing up in the streets. He possessed many attributes like his speed, defense, and hard hits.
John Woo has been setting the standards for the action genre for almost fifty years, additionally introducing to the world scene current world-class stars as Chow Yun Fat and Tony Leung Chiu Wai. His usual motifs, including stylized, smooth characters and the presence of pigeons, and his distinct action style with the frequent use of slow motion, the chaotic fighting, and even the use of two guns at the same time have influenced the majority of the filmmakers of the genre including Hollywood ones. Here is a list with his ten best films. 10. Just Heroes (1989) This particular film was shot in order to aid director Chang Cheh who was broke and John Woo directed part of it, with Wu Ma being responsible for the rest.
American Sniper is one of the new hits that has been brought to us. It is an autobiography about Chris Kyle and his crazy journey of how he became one of the most deadliest snipers known to man. This title was awarded as New York’s Best Seller at the end of 2012. Chris Kyle was just your average teenager. Growing up in Texas, Chris didn’t know it but he was about to become one of the most lethal snipers in history.
Jamaica was a going through a crisis in the 1970s because political tensions exploded. During this time one of the bet reggae singers, Bob Marley, was emerging as one of the best and most iconic artists in the world. Once Bob Marley was emerging as the best, a notorious gang leader Josey Wales had a plan to assassinate him. This plan failed, however, Bob Marley was shot in the chest but it was not fatal. This all occurred two days before The Peace Concert Marley had setup that was going to be free and politics free to help relieve the tensions.
Everything is new to him, which makes him even more lost and confused. It all starts when Charlie 's only friend from middle school committed suicide; since then Charlie 's been lonely and poignant. Additionally, his 'favorite person in the world ' Aunt Helen died in a car crash prior to the story. Just like he blames himself for the suicide of his friend Michael, he blames himself for his Aunt 's death too and would rather not talk about it. Charlie 's high school life begins solo, until he meets Sam and Patrick – seniors – who help him cope with these issues and introduce him to the world of good music, drugs and other things.
Kurt Cobain: Murder or Suicide? For decades, the death of Kurt Cobain has cast a shadow over the world of rock music. Kurt Cobain 's untimely suicide transformed him into a martyr who has come to represent much more than he might have ever intended or thought he could. Kurt Cobain is legally recognized to have committed suicide; however, several conspiracy theories have surfaced suggesting that the frontman of Nirvana was murdered.On April 8, Cobain 's body was discovered at his Lake Washington Boulevard home by electrician Gary Smith who had arrived to install a security system. Apart from a minor amount of blood coming out of Cobain 's ear, the electrician reported seeing no visible signs of trauma, and originally believed that Kurt Cobain
I don’t blame them. I really don’t. I slept in the garage the night he died, and I broke all the goddam windows with my fist, just for the hell of it” (Salinger 38-39). Holden got to the point maybe because of anger issues and him not knowing how to cope with the death of his brother. Holden is very young when he loses his brother, which could be the reason he does not know how to deal with the situation correctly.
(Byford,p.235) James Bulger was just three years old when he was abducted and killed by two ten year old boys, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson. They grabbed him from a shopping mall, walked with him through the suburbs of Bootle and Walton, then took him to a secluted area on train tracks and killed him. This case attracted media attention, for the reaon of the murderers being only ten year old. In the trial 38 witness testified, that they saw the three boys and most of them saw that Bulger was in distress. But only a few of them intervened but not to the extent that they saved Bulger.
Without Limits is rated 7.2/10 stars www.imdb.com. The film follows the life of famous runner, Steve Prefontaine, from college at the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, to the Olympics in Munich and then his death at 24 in an awful car crash. My question is what was Prefontaine's story, what was it that made him want to push himself to the breaking point? Born in Coos Bay, Oregon on January 25, 1951, Prefontaine was bullied most his life for being of German heritage and not coming from a family with a a lot of money, almost everyday after school he had to run home so he wouldn’t get beaten up by the bigger kids. He showed very little interest in running, infact he preferred team sports like football, baseball and basketball.
Portrait two discusses the Ryan Haight Act of 2008 and how it came about. Back in the year of 2001 there was a young man by the name of Ryan Haight. He was a well-known athlete as well as an A student from La Mesa, California. At the age of 18 Ryan died from an overdose due to high usage of Vicodin that he received from the Internet. He had no intentions of abusing the drug and was only taking the medication in order to relief his back pain.
Tyler Perry underwent a childhood filled with abuse and violence predominately from his father, Emmit Perry. Hence the reason Emmitt Perry Jr. changed his name to Tyler Perry at the age of 16. Perry dropped out of high school, earned a GED, and had 25-30 odd jobs before finding his true calling. While working an assortment of jobs such as collection agent, and used car agent, Perry managed to save $12,000 dollars. In 1992, he used the money to rent out Atlanta’s 14th Street Playhouse and host his own production of I Know I’ve Been Changed.
James Nugent 16 July 2015 The Legitimacy of Sampling Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick, two of hip-hop 's biggest legends collaborated in the early months of 1984 to create one of the most influential songs ever. Released in 1985, on the B-side to The Show, "La Di Da Di" garnered considerable media attention, making it one of the earliest rap songs to blow up nationwide. Instead of it playing on just black music radio stations, the song played on Pop music stations. The song has an everlasting legacy and influence on all genres of music, not due to the original song, but rather the hundreds of mega hits through the practice of sampling. The practice of sampling was discovered by early 1970’s DJs who played around with manipulating vinyl on two turntables
Tupac inspired the youth to stand up for their civil rights Tupac Shakur is one of the most prominent figures of the 1990 's rap and hip-hop scene. Through his gang relationships, fascinating lyrics, and his very mysterious death in 1996; Tupac became an "Internet Icon" and is still very known and talked about. His words and actions helped to grow the rap and hip-hop scene of the time. Young black were taking Tupac 's rap lyrics for truth, and started joining gangs, representing their rap hero 's actions. He showing injustices that have been done to him or his friends in his songs; showing the world that even after discrimination was ended, racism was still prevalent towards young black men and that something needed to be done about it.
Did you know Kevin Gates was arrested at the age of 13 for joy riding as a passenger. In this essay I will tell you about Kevin Gates 's background, accomplishments, and his inspirer.i think Kevin Gates is a good rapper with a great personality and says what 's one his mind and doesn 't care what people think about him. Kevin Gate 's background was rough he was arrested almost six times. When Kevin Gates was arrested he had to spend thirty-one months but got out in six months for good behaver. Kevin Gates got arrested again in 2015 for kicking a women in the face for grabbing his pant leg while he was singing on stage and was sentenced 180 days in jail because the girl was trying to get his attention for her friend and pulled his pant leg