In the article “Hip-Hop Planet” by James McBride he explains first about the nightmare he has of his daughter coming home with a young reckless rapper guy with tattoos and golden teeth and McBride for a moment is taken back to the past when he was young and it comes to thought that he was in this young wanna be rappers shoes. As he goes on with life he contemplates of how his rap days are over but in time he comes to realize that he himself will still be surrounded with the cool beat sound of one rapper explaining his everyday hard life. James first time hearing hip-hop was at a party, and it escalated when one of James friend slapped a big guy who crashed the party followed by two other friends and what was strange was these guys differed
Keith Cowboy is the one often credited for the term hip hop. He was part of the rap group The Furious Five. Rumors say that Cowboy would tease his friend in the army, by mimicking about the way they would “Hip Hop” March in cadence. This would actually benefit Cowboy as he started using the hop as part of his performance.
KRS-One adopted his trademark melody from the artist Yellowman that was a type of singing referred to as “Zunguzung”. KRS-One also adopted his mannerisms, such as his speech patterns, and colloquialisms from the Jamaican community attributable to his adoration and fascination with reggae artists, Bob Marley. Who inspired him to premeditatedly set himself apart from the vocal styles and familiarities of that of the soon to be popular rap artist of the late 80s and early
With the motivation of his mother, J. Cole began rapping and producing his own music at the age of fifteen. Using Jay-Z and Tupac as his inspiration, everyday J. Cole perfected his raps and enhanced his vocabulary and diction so that he could find interesting and creative ways to write his lyrics J.Cole Musical Influences. He saved his money to buy keyboards and drum sets as he continued to make his own beats and develop his own rapping style. Given that J. Cole has to work so hard to get to where he is at, he continues to be a very driven artist. J. Cole’s rapping style can be described as fast-paced and easy to follow.
Kendrick Lamar In today’s society, minority groups have no voice some elites want to change this, they talk for the people in powerful but unethical ways, one of these individuals is Kendrick Lamar. Kendrick Lamar, an upcoming rap protege, wants to spread thoughts, messages, and things he has learned through his music and have an impact on his audience. Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is a twenty-eight year old rapper native to Compton, California. He shortened his name to what we now call the humble raper, Kendrick Lamar. Growing up he attended his local high school and was a straight A student and was dedicated to his school work.
Djing is the manipulation of records to generate new beats, break beats, or music. DJ Kool Herc claims he began Djing because it was a fun way to pass the time, he would have parties and they became a “rite of passage for young people.” Before he knew it others were adding to the foundation that would later become a billion-dollar industry. Another notable, DJ Grandmaster Flash, said in an interview that “since we had no technical nothing, the such was to find that drum beat, that break down, that drum solo. That was the mission…. When the drummer had that little solo the peoples body would get more
A couple of weeks ago rap icon Jay Z added fuel for the second half of 2017 & released his thirteenth studio album 4:44. Just a week after it 's release the album has received general acclaim from critics & has already gone platinum, thanks to the assistance of Tidal & Sprint, providing another reason why 2017 has been a good year for hip hop. The entire album is produced by legendary hip hop producer No I.D., who creates soulful beats that share the same color of emotion that each track displays, making sure the samples are parallel to the themes. By sampling from The Alan Parson Projects an intro like "Kill Jay Z," can sound like a second moment of clarity for Jigga Man as he embraces the impact of his ugly truths. Even Caribbean elements
He met a man named Ryan lewis who produced music and they made their own label. They now speak out against hate and inequality while also making fun songs for people to enjoy. Over time he went from a hopeless druggy to a inspirational rapper who people look up
In the article Hip-Hop White Wash: The Impact of Eminem on Rap Music and Music Industry Economics. The article starts with Eminem moving from place to place due to his parents having addiction problems. Then it goes into how Eminem became a musician and lastly it talks about the impact of Eminem on rap music. In the article it explains how Eminem moved from place to place and how this scrawny white boy who was a nobody that lived in the worst part of Chicago became and became this rap mogul that everyone respected. In 1997, he placed 2nd in the rap Olympics where Dr. Dre found him and signed him to a contract and his first album that Eminem made went triple platinum and from there his fame went thru the roof and Eminem became the first white