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
He tells a success story about a time he heard something he never heard before and as I said in the first paragraph he kept messaging the guys because it is what he wanted, so he chased it. “He didn’t know how I worked” (pt. 2/5 4:20). When Jermaine went to the showing they had he was brought on to stage, rapped in front of the crowd, and then the group of guys ask him to come to their recording studio. Of course he asked him mom because he was only fourteen, but he eventually went.
“Hip hop: Beyond Beats and Rhyme” (2006), by Byron Hurt is a documentary which tells the hidden side of a today’s Hip Hop culture. The documentary was made in 2006 in the United States by a lifelong hip hop fun and lover Byron Hurt, who realized that each hip hop video has something nearly identical; therefore he decided to make a documentary based on music, politics of hip hop and its culture. The purpose of this essay is to show how Byron Hurt used his non-fiction picture to document hip hop culture from different angles and in what way he has presented his main point to the public. After a short outline of a plot and the background of the documentary, it will analyze the structure of the documentary and effects that are used in the documentary, and what effect it might produce on the watchers. Finally, this essay will analyze how “Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes” represents features of hip hop culture which is a big part of the American culture, and its issues that it has throughout the country.
The main character, Tyrone Bittings, is a judgmental, confident, observant teen that reveals who he truly is through learning and listening to poetry. To begin, Tyrone is judgmental; as a result, he comes off as a really tough guy. He feels that to show people that he is not weak he has to be and act better than everyone else. For example, he wants to be a rapper when he gets older. When Tyrone, Wesley, and Sterling go up to do a freestyle rap for Open Mike Fridays, Steve, a white student, goes up to join them.
Portrait two discusses the Ryan Haight Act of 2008 and how it came about. Back in the year of 2001 there was a young man by the name of Ryan Haight. He was a well-known athlete as well as an A student from La Mesa, California. At the age of 18 Ryan died from an overdose due to high usage of Vicodin that he received from the Internet. He had no intentions of abusing the drug and was only taking the medication in order to relief his back pain.
James Brown was known for many nicknames such as ‘’Soul Brother Number One’’, ‘’the Godfather of soul’’, ‘’the Hardest Working Man in Show Business,” “Mr. Dynamite” and even “the Original Disco Man.” As a child Brown picked cotton, danced for spare change, and would even shine people shoes. At the age of 16, Brown was caught and convicted for stealing, and he landed in reform school for three years. While incarcerated, Brown met Bobby Byrd, leader of gospel group that performed at his prison. While Brown tried semipro boxing and baseball, but a career-ending leg injury inspired Brown to pursue music fulltime.
Radio appears to be his second chance to do something, a chance to redeem himself, to make a difference. Though more people become sensible to Radio, the coach 's mentoring incites angry opposition from a local banker, Frank Clay whose bullying son, Johnny is the town 's star athlete. Frank and his friends think that the football team is distracted by Radio’s cheerleading and that he attracts too much attention. When was Open Full Document Radio, Film analysis The dramatic and uplifting movie “Radio” starring Cuba Gooding JR. and Ed Harris, is based on the true life story of James Robert Kennedy, a k a Radio; a mentally retarded young African-American who spends his days pushing a shopping cart around the streets of Anderson, a small South Carolina town, collecting junk and old radios. The movie starts with the heartbreaking scene of Radio pushing his cart around the town, in his own little world; people are ignoring him, and a lady pulls her daughter out of the way, running towards the opposite sidewalk.
In this essay, Hip Hop Stole My Black Boy by Kiese Laymon, is a story about two boys whose dreams was to become a hip hop artist. Even though their parents did not like the idea. Laymon, says that "But as hip hop moved from the boroughs to Compton in late 80's and early 90's, daring west coast soldiers, west coast sensibilities and west of us rappers seemed more in line with our reality" (Laymon 226). I think he was referring to the two boys, because they did not like the idea of living their home town and go to another city at first, but when they move from one city to another they did enjoy it after all. The word "Cipher" was mentioned several times in this essay.
Walter Younger is a racist, sexist, selfish, dissatisfied man in his thirties who lives in a small two-bedroom apartment with the rest of his family. He has a wife, Ruth, a sister, Beneatha, a mama, Lena, and a son, Travis. His ultimate dream is to illegally sell liquor with a couple of his friends so he can become the main provider for his family and give them a better life. Walter’s father has recently passed away and the family is waiting on an insurance check of ten thousand dollars. Walter says, “Yeah.
Described by the New York Times as "the most influential artist in the second half of the twentieth century." Music critic Roger Stevens that describe the famous album Exodus as "the album of the century." Said by the head of Amnesty International's Jack Healy: "wherever you go, Bob Marley found a symbol of freedom." As its producer Chris Blackwell said: "I was Bob Marley, at one time, was responsible for feeding nearly 4,000 poor in Jamaica. Many critics saw as just someone who has long hair and smoking hashish, but that's not what he saw critics younger who described Marley of commander
There once lived a man who believed that the government should insure equality for all citizens: gay, straight, black, or white. In 1977, he became the first openly gay elected official in the United States to win a seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. This human rights leader was Harvey Milk and today represents a symbol of gay liberation all over the world. Milk was born on May 22, 1930 in Long Island, New York to a Jewish family. Milk worked at his families retail clothing business during high school and enjoyed playing football and singing Opera music (Cava,2008).
Tyler Perry underwent a childhood filled with abuse and violence predominately from his father, Emmit Perry. Hence the reason Emmitt Perry Jr. changed his name to Tyler Perry at the age of 16. Perry dropped out of high school, earned a GED, and had 25-30 odd jobs before finding his true calling. While working an assortment of jobs such as collection agent, and used car agent, Perry managed to save $12,000 dollars. In 1992, he used the money to rent out Atlanta’s 14th Street Playhouse and host his own production of I Know I’ve Been Changed.