Mississippi Goddam Nina Simone has often been labelled the “artist of the Civil Rights Movement” because of the role her music played in the Civil Rights Movement. Simone sang many songs which spoke about racial issues, which were considered protest songs. One of Simone’s most famous protest songs is the song “Mississippi Goddam”. At the time of its release, “Mississippi Goddam” was a highly controversial song. “Mississippi Goddam” can be considered an effective protest song because it was popular, widely recognized and utilized, catchy, and conveys an important message.
How did a man who died three decades ago influence America? Well, countless people may argue that his biggest influence was of the people of the Caribbean and his home country. Others may argue that his music was the only influence on Americans. However, Bob Marley had an endless amount of influence on Americans. His music affected pop culture, his moral and religious beliefs affected his audience, and his appreciation of marijuana has also affected many Americans, at least the ones who participate in smoking marijuana.
Hip-hop has a different focus than rap; those artists have an "unhealthy focus on sexually-based themes". Over the years, hip-hop and rap practically merged together with the help of the upcoming creators; musicians like Justin Timberlake and Usher all contributed. Later on, the names Jay-Z, Eminem, and Kanye West were producing combinations of hip-hop and rap. Even though they were all using the same techniques for their music, they all sounded different from one another and sang about different topics they thought were important to hear. The singers are still producing since then and continue to make music.
Aleyn reduces her value, making her an undesirable woman for marriage since chastity is desired more than an experienced woman. Afterwards, Symkyn is punished by the wife and two scholars because he fails to control his women and is inevitably isolated with manhood. Unluckily, Symkyn cannot withhold social statuses or break down social barriers since he cannot maintain authority. John and Aleyn are worshipped in the tale, because they were able to hold their power, despite their lesser
“Everybody’s at was with different things…I’m at war with my own heart sometimes.” Tupac Shakur was a Hip Hop rapper in East Harlem. Raised by a family of Black Panthers things weren’t easy for him and his family. Through thick and thin Tupac was able to make it to the top and inspired many people throughout his career. Tupac’s music influenced the people who listened to it. Tupac Shakur was born on June 16, 1971.
How were they perceived by the public (and the press)? Princes music established the racial differences and also the sexuality in the lineup during the mid-1980s. his music was imilar to Michael Jacksons but different in these aspects. Janet Jackson started her career by appearing on the tv sitcom Good Times and during the beginning of the 1980s she started to release her albums and also her singles. Through Janet Jacksons music she displayed confidence and also independence through one of her songs called control.
He has a reputation as a doctor and since he interacts with people who still believe in gender roles he is held down to their standards as well or he would risk losing his practice. Similarly many doctor’s of the time believed strongly in the rest cure for women and if John to go against this common practice he would be questioned by many physicians. This is not to say that John shouldn’t
I have also heard men from my own race say these type of things to women. It really upsets me that they would belittle our color and that they have set a standard for what should be considered pretty in their own group of people. Why can’t we just be considered and referred to as “beautiful women” not categorized by what is accepted in our own race. When I hear these kinds of remarks it makes me feel like our own people are setting us back. We shouldn’t depreciate our own people.
In a literary article,The Role of Women in Othello: A Feminist Reading states that,” Society weighs heavily on the shoulders of women; they feel that they must support the men and defer to them, even if the actions of the men are questionable” (Literary Articles). Although Emilia does not ever say these powerful words out loud, she is still willing to not follow her husbands commands despite his strong character. Emilia proves again that she has powerful thoughts when she stated that,”Let husbands know, Their wives have sense like them; they see and smell, And have their palates both for sweet and sour As husbands have’ (Othello IV.3.92-5) Emilia contends that women are physically the same to men,they both get distraught and have issues that trouble each other, they should treat each other similarly. Women can still analyze literature about the inequality and rights for women through many of the injustices that are modern today.
Many women in the nineteenth century married for possessions and social status. Blanche Ingram was a prime example of how women, without loving or knowing a man, would already be interested in the idea of marriage. The reason why Jane was compassionate, towards Mr. Rochester was that he had a strong grasp on her emotions. Although she had left him, with time her feelings had not reformed, knowing that he was a married man. Jane believed in her passions and individuality, which in turn went against laws of the church and others criticism.
Charlene Thomas is also known as Miss Me, is a female rapper out of Sacramento, California. The subject matter within her lyrics is deep, truthful, controversial, and on occasion, just plain silly. Writing and rapping about reality is Miss Me’s favorite subject. BiggMann has often said, “Once she is in tune with the music, there is no stopping her.” Her music and lyrics are highly influenced by rappers like BiggMann, Marvaless, and E-40. Listening to these artists inspire her to write music in a way that only she can pull off.
Both groups are excellent with samplings. At the time in which sampling became the mainstream, people worried that whether this will lead hip-hop music to innovation or regression. According to Perry, “hip-hop music concerns itself with both the self and the we” (Perry 31). I think both group presented their creativity in their songs. In Fight the Power, Public Enemy uses samples from Different Strokes by Syl Johnson, Funky Drummer by James Brown and Fight the Power by The Isley Brothers (“Public Enemy - Fight the Power”).
The Hudson brothers created “The Ratchet Girl Anthem,” a YouTube video sensation, which introduced and showed the world what so-called “ratchet girls” are. The rappers dressed as women in the video to make it clear that its black women who are making these “ratchet” statements about other women (Osment). Black women are not the only ones who comment on what they see, so it is not okay to just target the obvious. Famous pop star, Miley Cyrus, was called “this ratchet white girl” (Slang History) after her questionable performance at the 2013 MTV Music Video Awards. The media has a strong influence on society’s outlook of things, so it is important that the image of all kinds of women are displayed
Rap is a very popular music genre that originated in West Africa and the Caribbean. These musicians would tell stories rhythmically, accompanied by drums, to compose a musical piece for entertainment. When Africans were traded over to America as slaves, they sung song’s rhythmically to send messages to others; these messages would be used to help other slaves escape and find freedom (Deirde 330). Rap gained its popularity in America during the 1970’s. It was very popular among the African American youth, gangsters in particular.
When Rap was first created, rappers were mostly male instead of female. More women are becoming popular like Lauryn Hill, Missy Elliot, Nicki Minaj, and Iggy Azalea. Although female artists are rising to the top alongside male artists, rappers turned a creative tactic to express oneself, to something too simple. This type of genre is mainly focused on the lyrics, choice of words, the rhyme, and flow. With these factors put into play, many modern rappers today fail to show the true characteristics of rap.