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
had the unique skill to merge genre’s together and form something that was entirely different and new for the generation, and which led to other generations to merge other genres. Presley’s inspiration of genres was greatly impacted by the African American culture; however, brought his country-side to his music, which is what gave his music his own creative sound. He was the first artist to basically merge black and white music together, and widening his fan base. Elvis Presley not only changed the way entertainers performed, he also changed the way it was marketed. Teenage fans were soon to be seen as important consumers of goods, who bought products like records, tickets to concerts, and movies.
Old school music was composed mainly with instruments that gave it an authentic feeling that complimented the lyrics. To emphasize my random music taste, one of my favorite funk songs is Doo Wa Ditty by Zapp & Roger. One of the band members, Roger Troutman exposed the world of music to the talk box which is a device connected to a keyboard which enables it to produce distinct and unusual effects with the voice. His voice was so peculiar that it skyrocketed his career and opened doors for him to work with artists like Tupac and Dr. Dre. This song is a song that my family and I love because it makes you want to dance as soon as you hear
HU200-Unit 7 Draft Assignment Listening to music has always been a major part of my life that I have also learned to value as part of my own human experience, especially, music by various artists of my own culture, African American; and various artists of my culture, have always had a major influence on the American culture of music, in general. From the beginning of jazz and rhythm and blues, pop, dance, hip-hop, rap and gospel music, the world of African American music, oftentimes hosted a festival, which included African American cultural music and a special event, such as, a parade that celebrated the African American culture, like the Juneteenth celebration parades. Whether this type of music being played included musical instruments,
So, having tattoos is something really common in the music industry, and it is almost better for an artist to show, through tattoos of their lyrics, that he/she is involved and concern about the messages delivered in their songs. The recruiters in some cases disregard the physical appearance of the artist, because his/her contract is based on the music they produce, or the songs they write and sing, not on their look. Working in the music industry seems to have no disadvantage concerning the personal choices of the future artist, tattooed or
Those who live in the Everglades of Florida today, travel around the state to teach the Seminole culture: “[They] visit schools and festivals across the state, performing traditional dance and music” (Rick). Present day Seminoles also live in Chickees, celebrate Seminole holidays, and wear cultural clothing like their ancestors did. These actions impact our daily lives because ideas spread. We may like Seminole methods or ways of doing things and try them ourselves. It is important that surviving Seminoles spread their culture because we need new ideas to help make our world a better place.
It is hard to imagine anywhere else where people dance in the street, and celebrate life, and let the good times roll other than New Orleans. Many of these celebrating were created by Louisiana Creole families who contribute to society by way of food, family, dance, and music. For example, my cousins Janice and John Cosey are addicted to Creole cooking, dancing, and the passing of old Creole traditions from generation to generation. Aside from being my cousin, John was my teacher. His love for his students and his passion for Creole customs and celebrations were unparalleled.
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.
For African Americans, jazz music, has always had a political undercurrent. Slave songs spoke of the “Israelites” enslaved by the Egyptians, such as in Go Down Moses, symbolising their own yearning for freedom. However, it took time for the assertion of the political message to develop in a more discernible way. Jazz’s status as a form of entertainment had effectively subdued the message for many years, because of the ostracisation of those involved and because of the early popularity of the white swing bands. The majority of jazz musicians were not political activists, rarely explicitly political in their work, however, they often expressed their political ideals, sometimes more subtley other times more overtly through their music.
Both of the story ‘Stones’ and ‘the musical arts’ has similarities and differences in an appreciation for the past influences the narrator. They are same in They are difference in the way to get appreciation. In the story ‘the musical arts’ the writer wrote: ‘Native hip hop is a reality new development in the long line of diverse forms that have graced hip hop’s evolution.’ [page1, paragarph3] this paragraph shows that the hip hop was very famous at that time. Because it is famous and hard to listen to which is a kind of new type of music so that it made people felt inserted about it. Especially the popular singers and fashion people.
The DJ’s first name is a link to Dylan’s first name, and the DJ’s involvement in the music world evokes Dylan’s. Oates’s recalling feeling of Bob Dylan is purposeful, adding the power to the story. Oates 's short story also speaks to the song culture that was Dylan 's, which had much influence on teens. For example, Connie listened to the music that made everything even good, “ the music was always in the background like music at a church service, it was something to depend upon”. And, it is music that lures Connie, just as many teens of Dylan 's era were lured by his lyrics and music, although Ms. Oates does not perceive Dylan 's as subversive or dangerous.
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.
I’m searching the web for music like any other day, and suddenly I see Tupac pop up in my rap playlist. Of all the different artists I had come across, I hadn’t discovered one like Tupac. His music captivated me with positive lyrics that had powerful meaning behind them. His intelligent views on those subjects and how he spoke on them is the reason why he had great power over how I adhere to my own morals today. His political efforts and how he encouraged others to be apart of his movement was motivational to many including myself.
Tyler and Josh Dun, the creators of the music and members of the band Twenty-One Pilots, capture the hearts of so many fans with their ever evolving music. What other group can captivate people who usually listen to Rap, Boy Bands, Techno, Rock, Pop, Alternative, or Indie lovers like me. Their sound pulls in these people, and many more. Not only does their sound control people 's mind and thoughts but their lyrics find a way of digging into you, in a good way. They sing about a lot of heavy subjects without it sounding heavy.