Again, I associate with Contemporary Christian, Praise and Worship, Music with inspiration because this type of music wakes me up in the morning by taking my out of sleep mode, changes bad moods, if I’ll feel or have any, provide new insights on how to see things the many songs I listen to on Saturday nights on YouTube, as well, in addition to preparing me for worship services on Sunday mornings. One specific song and artist I enjoy listening to is, “Mighty to Save”, by Hillsong United Worship Leader, Mr. Rueben
Although music allows me to express so many parts of my life, the main factor it seems to define is my past experiences. Obviously, specific songs seem to be more effective with helping me cope with the past or get a better understanding of my feelings towards an event. The first time I heard the song Daughters by John Mayer, I was in the seventh grade, about 13 years old. Now I am 18 and after hearing thousands of different songs, I still believe this is the only song that perfectly expresses my feelings on my experience with my father. In this song John Mayer allowed the lyrics to express how a father should
Wherever we may come from, we can do amazing things in this world. In this world, every human being can be anything they strive to be. Lupe Fiasco released the inspirational song, “The Show Goes On,” on October 26, 2010, as the first single from his third studio album Lasers. He uses motivational and inspirational phrases to motivate the audience to never give up even if they are going through the hardest parts of their lives. Fiasco uses his past to connect to the targeted audience, that being the less fortunate families and those who grew up in harsh conditions.
Also, if you look at other examples of his songs, you can see that he typically writes songs about young love (“Lovesick”, Can’t Stand It”, and “Trouble”), and how the youth are the ones who need to work to change the world (Hey! We Okay,” “Sellout,” and “Red Balloon”). So, Drew’s general audience would be the teenagers who listen to his music. Also, considering he is a part of Vans’ Warped Tour, you can assume he is trying to write his songs for the thousands of teens who attend.
The African American community has not gained full equality to this day. Even after fighting for many years this present day issue has come to light in Hip-Hop artists songs like Macklemore & Ryan Lewis song, White Privilege II. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis are respected in their line of work because they have become very popular in today 's Hip-Hop music. Hip-Hop has been the newest way of news being broadcasted. As many artists like Macklemore have become more of an activist in this day and age.
Throughout history, the art of music has been the expression and interpretation of sound. The interpretation of sound lead many artists to produce covers of other artists’ song and add their own twist to the lyrics or sound. An example of this production of music is Dolly Parton’s, “I Will Always Love You” and the cover rendition by Whitney Houston. Few people actually realized that it was not Houston who wrote the song, do to the song’s high popularity. The differences in the two pieces could have affected the popularity of the song, also the culture of their fan base varied greatly.
Despite not being able to hear anything as a young child, Justin learned to love music with help from his father. Justin has always been an advocate for never letting other people define his limits, leading him to play sports, work his way up to being an Eagle Scout, and learning to play a plethora of instruments despite his deafness. Now, Justin uses his relentless attitude to inspire others diagnosed with hearing loss to take full advantage of their lives and define their own
The story begins the setting forth that Tom is an honest and religious man. Uncle’s Tom Cabin is based around Tom’s story in which he is an African-American slave. He suffers tremendous amount of pain throughout his life but what amazes me the most is that he never lost his faith to God. He and his family are good, honest people that try to work hard to please their owners. Along the story, Tom will encounter several obstacles that will test his faith and the results will leave every reader breathless.
Morrissey is very open about his struggles with depression before and throughout his career. In many ways Morrissey fought his depression with his music. His struggle allows for him to encapsulate a very raw and powerful message in his lyrics. He describes his song writing as “launching your own diary to music” (The Importance of Being Morrissey, 2003). The unique way that he tackles his thoughts and strong emotions in his lyrics and throughout his career have allowed for many people to get a true insight into his soul and deepest thoughts and desires.
Willie Haymer Ms. Rodgers English 4 23 February 2018 History of Rap Music America has come a long way regarding its musical styles, we have had some great musical artists, all of different types and styles and the music industry continues to grow. There are Blues, Country, Gospel, Jazz, Rock, R&B, Soul, Hip Hop/Rap and more. When we look into the history of America’s musical genres, we will discover hip hop/rap. Hip Hop/Rap was a music filled with fun, rhythm and rhyme, with a little Jamaican twist. Hip Hop/Rap music is one of America’s most popular music styles of our time.
Cleamon Moorer demonstrates God’s unique work in his life by segmenting his story into five tracks: Off Track, New Track, Fast track, Tenure track, and Back Track. All of these segmented tracks reiterate important lessons, but the Off Track and Backtrack segments present the most valuable life lessons to me because during these tracks, the author reveals deeply of his humility, gratitude, and compassion. After his exit from DMI because of failure, Cleamon Moorer returns home downtrodden and has a conversation with his father about the future plans. His father advises him, “Life is hard, ain’t nobody giving away anything. If you really want something wort having, you have to sacrifice for it.
The Reb and Pastor Henry both were strongly committed to their religious doctrines and spent a great deal of their lives contributing to the well beings of others. Their stories began fairly similar, young men that strived for greatness, but came in contact with abounding obstacles in life . Pastor Henry grew up in an unstable home environment. The importance of school and God wasn’t reinforced constantly, but the use of drugs instantaneously became a way of life. During his adolescence, he developed a strong love for God and took him as his savior at the age of twelve, but then took a path in his teenage years that led him to drugs and violence.