How Rap Has Changed In The 1970's

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Hip-Hop is a cultural movement that emerged from the dilapidated South Bronx, New York in the early 1970’s. The art of rapping has been a conversation header for many years. The main topic one will hear about rap is whether the newer rappers and rap songs are anywhere as good as the older rappers and rap songs. Each age group defends the rappers of their time because what you grow up with is what you feel like is best. Rap has changed throughout the times, adapting to the different age groups so they can continue to make money.
In the 1970s Hip Hop was just mixed beats and words that hyped up the crowed at the local block parties. It was made of 4 main articles rapping, scratching, breakdancing, and graffiti writing, in the 1970-1990s rapping was pure entertainment and knowledge. Popular rappers of those times would say things that would inspire and awaken people in their time of darkness. When riots and violence were everywhere people needed the words of Run D.M.C, KRS one, Snoop Doggy Dogg, and LL Cool J to educate , direct, entertain, and inspire them to do better. …show more content…

Then became a more serious and thoughtful source of political voice. To a dark and grim excuse for letting out the pent up violence and anger. Today’s rap is more about the materialistic things that the rapper has accumulated throughout their rise to fame. The styles of today’s rap music and the intent of the lyrics have been completely molded through the changes rap culture has undergone in its past,

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