Garth Brooks is one of the most Successful country music artists of all time. Here are some facts and information about him. Here you’ll find information about his early life and home, his musical influences, and his breakthrough and success. Garth never knew he’d be famous for anything, but little did he know that he was soon to be a big name in the music industry. Soon enough he’d be breaking records, and selling millions of his own albums.
Ever thought of going from rags to riches? Or from nothing to everything? What about 6 dollars in your pocket to 130 million? Well I’m going to tell you about an interesting individuals life that has completely turned around. I’m sure you haven’t guessed but I am referring to the Tyler Perry. First I will describe his life and where he started. Then I will go onto how he got into what he does today. And last I will describe where he actually is today. If you have ever wanted to be in this financial position, pay close attention because this could help.
In 2006, he finally released an idle album called "Trap House" which contained the song "Icy", his very successful duet with another famous rapper, Young Jeezy. In May of 2005, his locally played debut single, "Black Tee", got him a huge contract with Big Cat Records. Even though they had slot of success with the song, Young Jeezy didn 't follow up their collaboration, and they got into arguments with another duet, because they didn 't want to give up the rights to it. This eventually caused the rappers to split apart.
Brooks inspired other musicians and producers from the rock world to integrate into country music. Bands such as AC/DC, Def Leppard and the Cars all made the transition over. In the following years, an abundant amount of rock musicians, such as Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow, Darius Rucker, and Robert Plant have tested the water, even changed their identify to country artists (Ears). However, the shift from rock to country was not the only change in the music industry. Mainstream country artists have even began to incorporate hip-hop and rap into their music (Ears). These opportunities were made possible because Garth Brooks was not afraid to try something new, to be a new movement. Brook’s public affirmation of rock music immensely provoked the turning point of the biggest selling country artist of all time.
In a new interview, pop singer Nicki Minaj slammed Kanye West over his "Gold Digger" song due to something that discriminates different races. In other words, she doesn't take it lightly when it comes to the relationship of black men and women for good. She thinks that this is some sort of a discrimination for the black race when it comes to having relationships with each other. The rapper who played "Anaconda", is calling him out in the Marie Claire November issue. This is something that she's really concerned about Kanye West's song, and she needs to call him out in order to be aware of this issue once and for all.
According to The Bedford Book of Genres “A genre is a composition’s kind, category, or sort. Genres give us a way to categorize or describe types of compositions”. (Braziller and Kleinfeld) One genre of music is country. There are two things we need to know about genres; “First, genres change according to the ways people use them” and “Second, genres are flexible”. (Braziller and Kleinfeld). Exactly what country music is today can be hard to define as the genre changes with each new artist that comes into it, but a look at the career of George Strait shows why, depsite all the changes in what represnts country mucic, he is known as the king of country music and is the ultimate example of what comes to mind when one speaks of the genre as
Born May 18, 1952 in a small Texas town called Poteet, George Strait began his life as a small town boy and worked up to be a Country Music Legend. Raised by a single father in the small Texas town, George was taught to ride horses and how to rope, like many country folk do, but late in life learned to play, write, and sing music. (Carlin)
The title of the most ‘Disorganized, Sporadically Planned, Disaster of an Event of the 2016-2017 School Year,’ must sadly be granted the 2016-17 National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. As a brand new National Honor Society Inductee, I was honored with the chance to attend this prestigious event and found myself leaving dissatisfied and disillusioned. The National Honor Society is a well-respected and important organization in the academic community, one that students work hard to achieve enrollment in and colleges view with respect and admiration. The Induction Ceremony is meant to honor these students dedication and scholastic work ethic and pay homage to the Honor students that have come before us. I had much been looking forward the event as a way to show my family how much effort I have poured into my highschool career. I wanted them to be proud of me.
The music industry is an entertainment business and with almost any entertainment business there is some sort of corruption either known to the public or at times hidden. The music world is currently going through a transitional period of it’s payment model and how the artist and producer of a song gets paid. Producers are not being paid or credited by record labels and artists because of the position there being put in in the industry; they need to come together and find methods to license/contract there work and also raise awareness.
“I always feel like there are two key ingredients when it comes to following your dreams, one, making something happen that the average person deems difficult. Honestly, if you truly believe it, that’s step one. Step two, is, you know, the hard work that goes along with it.” Jermaine Lamarr Cole, known to many as J. Cole, spoke these words in an interview in 2015 when asked about his determination and work ethic. As a rapper, artists have the ability to express his or her true emotions in their music and the opportunity to influence a generation in a lyrical and unique way. Rapper J. Cole is no exception and since his debut in 2011, he has become one of today’s greatest rappers. He is known for his integrity, honesty,
He made a record for the most No.1 albums in the history of country music. He also produced a top ten hit every year for a consecutive of 30 years. This was a world record in the history of music. In 2006, he was elected into the Country Hall of Fame. In 2008, he won his first grammy for the “Best Country Album”. In 2009, he was named “artist of the decade” for the 2000s. Across the world, George was the most popular contermapy singer. George started as someone of little importance but came to fame overnight. His biggest influences were Lefty Frizzell, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, and George Jones. “You know, legends are people like Haggard and Jones and Wills and Sinatra. Those people are legends. I'm just a young buck out here trying to keep in that same circle with the rest of 'em” (George Strait). George Strait was different from other country music artists. Wherever he was, he stood out. He stayed true to the traditional and contemporary country sound while mixing in his own style of music. His music had a blend of western swing and honky tonk. For instance, “All My Exes Live in Texas” is a fun country song with a little zing. This song captures the true 80s country music. It is a mix of line dance and honky tonk.“Check Yes or No” is also another great contemporary song with a blend of western swing. George does not originally write his songs but he has some of the best songwriters. Some of the his best songwriters are Dean Dillon, Bryon Hill, and Steve Bogard. George Strait said, “ I just haven't been a very motivated songwriter, I'm just lazy about it. There's so many good songwriters out there … If I put my mind to it, I know I could write. I'm just not inspired to do it” George was very particular in his songwrites. He only chose the very best. Brad Baddock says, "Dean Dillon is the king of George Strait
As a child, your biggest fear is spiders and the boogeyman under your bed, not being molested by a parent. Many children dream of living in a big house with all their family, not in a car. Emmitt Perry Jr. lived this atrocious childhood, but he never let it get him down. Today he is known as a successful writer, director, and producer for stage, television and film -- Tyler Perry.
The free enterprise system was extremely necessary for Tyler Perry to make an impact on the business world. Tyler Perry is known as the man who revitalized urban theater and gave new meaning to gospel theater. He specializes in writing, producing, directing, and acting in plays and movies. Perry created popular plays that have sold out in major cities. He was nominated for several awards including the Helen Hayes for leading actor and four naacp theater awards. Audiences considered Tyler's shows to be inspirational and life altering experiences.
J. R. Cash also known as Johnny Cash was one and still is one of the biggest names in country and rock n roll music! Did you know that he first wanted to sing gospel music early in his career? Did you also know that he became an ordained minister?! Do you also know what happened in his childhood, his early and later career, or why he even became famous? Well you’re about to find out!