Although Hip Hop in America has also brought great positives to their culture and way of life Hip Hop has been key in advancing social and political mindfulness among the adolescent of today. Rap music teaches individuals from a few alternate points of view and raises numerous social issues. Rap is channel for individuals to talk unreservedly about their view on political or social issues and thusly, it connects with young people to end up concerned and mindful of these issues. This is imperative in making the young mindful of their general surroundings and the conditions they look in the public arena, empowering people to examine manners by which they can roll out a constructive improvement inside society. In the event that rap music seems, by all accounts, to be unnecessarily brutal when contrasted with nation western or
Today, rap music is undeniably one of the most popular music genres, dominating all music charts. Historically, music has always been a medium for social expression taking the form of everything from hope to anger. Music is a form of art, introducing us to new ideas, making us think, feel and react. It is food for our minds, souls and hearts. Rap started out as a platform for the African American youth to express themselves through this form of poetry about their life experiences.
To conclude with, the composition “Fake Love” by Drake is a strong and powerful means of delivering the idea about fake friends of a star to the audience. The lyrics are masterfully combined with the hip-hop melody and deliver a clear vision of the topic to the listeners. By appealing to the emotions of the people, showing reference to personal experience, and proving his position, Drake wins the audience and attracts their attention to the topic that is often touched in his songs. Through the use of poetic means in the text of the song, the authors made a reference to the musical style as well as strengthened the overall impression regarding the composition. In overall, “Fake Love” is a thought-provoking song delivering an idea of the complexities of the life of famous people while also depicting the double nature of personalities expressing
Moreover, graffiti has been an influence on modern art today and will continue to be present in future trends (CITE). Artists are always looking to incorporate different styles and themes into their art. The birth of street art styles has provided yet another form of art for everyone to enjoy. Dialogical art is a beautiful addition to society and has brought life to communities through fellowship. Cities may find that there is connection within public art projects and through public participation (CITE).
The positive side of rap music has been underestimated, and rap music can actually benefit teenagers and even benefit the whole society. Rap music gives people a chance to freely express their feelings and express whatever they cannot express through behavior. Allen (2014) states that rap can actually help teenager understand more about language and how to use it so that it is the most effective. Rap lyrics word of choice and sentence structure is very poetic; also rappers will use techniques such as metaphor, simile and rhyming. Some rap lyrics are very subjective so it can help teenagers that listen to it build their critical thinking skills, it gives them a chance to think about whether or not they agree with what the lyric
During the early 1970s in New York City Rap became a genre where MCs and DJs will keep the crowd energized and exciting in between songs, they would also interact with the audience and joke with them. As time passes it become something like a routine for the MCs to talk rhymes over background music that the DJs play. Dye (2007) suggest that rap music starts to gain a lot of attention with the release of “Rapper’s Delight” from Sugarhill Gang in 1979 and in 1980 with Kurtis Blow’s “The Break.” Rap music reaches its golden age when artist such as Run TMC and Rakim help push rap into the mainstream of music. Rap Music quickly reaches their dark side in history, the rivals between the west coast and the east coast. This rivals was between Bad Boy Records and Death Row Records, both on their way to sell their music and the
Hip-hop is often associated with trendiness, but what people may not realize is that it truly is a culture, not just that of black people, whose odds are constantly against them. There are some fashion brands who immediately recognize the importance of hip-hop while also being smart about how they show their appreciation for it. For example, Nautica set rapper Lil Yachty as creative designer after the two met and and eventually decided to take things to the next level. Yachty 's love for the brand is only matched by his connection to youth culture, which Nautica realized was crucial to the success to their revival in this
This action is called culture globalization (Ma 258). Globalization makes a positive impact on society, for it brings people together. Two differing cultures can connect by sharing art. Art is used at a language for societies to communicate with another, and this can lead to making positive changes around the world. An example of art that has positively changed society would Kendrick Lamar’s hip/hop rap album, “To Pimp A Butterfly.” This album has many songs that bring racial awareness
Language indeed swayed how civilization perceives the world today. The language development replicates the growth and changes that takes place in the society nowadays and one distinguishable group at present who replicates these changes is the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) community who is known to have several variety of spoken language in the Philippines. Gays are branded through their social class, movements, postures, and most of all their variations of language in which is present in different expanses in the archipelago. Wardaugh (2006) describes the language as an individual and social possession. Language has a way of keeping up with such growth in society and one of the reasons why changes in words take place is that there are too many new ideas that lead to many unidentified concepts.
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.