Kanye West is one of the most influential lyrical geniuses of our time. Considering that he grew up from a young age without a father and being raised by a single mother. He ended up going to college for a while but decided to take a gamble and try his hand in the music career, so he dropped out. He made the best of it by working hard and using his natural talent for writing music that people would love and rose to stardom. With the help of Jamie Fox, Gold digger is a perfect example of Kanye coming into wealth as a rapper and not being sure who really is worth his time and who is just in it for his fame.
The “Rolling Stones”, the “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World”, or the “Stones” are all names of which the influential bad boys of Rock ‘n’ Roll go by. The well deserved and hardly argued title of the “Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band in the World” was first bestowed upon them in the 1960s. Although there were other Rock ‘n’ Roll bands rising to fame at this time, almost simultaneously, the Rolling Stones graciously accepted the title and carried it to the top along with them, taking no breaks from the spotlight. The Rolling Stones left a lasting impression on the music industry as well as on most, if not all, of the people that have had the pleasure of enjoying their music, including myself. I was first captivated by the Stones as a kid
What does it mean to know Michael Jackson? Alongside Michael being called the "King of Pop" during his life on earth and the "Greatest Entertainer" to ever live in his death, there remains controversy over the life-style he lived. It is amazing that the young man, who amazed us with his gifts, graces, and talent would be psychoanalyzed by non-professionals and
On August 21st, 1935 Benny and his band played at the Palomar Ballroom in LA. That gig was the beginning of Benny’s ascendancy to King and the swing era. Benny was very popular for being racially colorblind, which was hard to find while in the mid 30’s when racial segregation was a big problem. Teddy Wilson who was an African American pianist, was first seen in the Benny Goodman Trio at the Congress Hotel in 1935. The next year Benny added Lionel Hampton to create the Benny Goodman Quartet.
The well-known musician and performer, Elvis Presley, was born on January 8th, 1935 in Mississippi (Torr 196). He was one of the many men who created rock and roll music. Millions of people, including the president of the United States at the time, loved him not only for his music, but for who he was: a polite, southern man who brought joy to crowds across America (“Elvis Presley”). Overall, I think that he had a positive impact on the world for many reasons. Elvis Presley was a rock and roll musician.
Who was Michael Jackson and what was so great about him? Michael Jackson has been an influence on the world since he was a kid and is still an influence even though he has passed away. He was such a great artist and he is missed dearly, worldwide. Even though he’s gone, people still think about him as the greatest artist that man had to offer. Michael Jackson is one of the most revolutionary artist in history for his inspiring journey through fame and his impact on humanitarian issues.
“Thank you, thank you very much” is what Elvis used to say back in the day when he was the King of Rock and Roll. Although Elvis was a great singer parents did not want their kids to watch Elvis, because the older generation did not like Elvis, but the younger people thought he was very entertaining. Elvis had created Rock and Roll, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and he earned 14 grammy nominations, which makes my artist one of the best Rock and Roll singers of the 20th century. Elvis Presley didn’t have many early influences. But one huge influence for Elvis was listening and singing gospel music at his church.
Fleetwood struggled with many of their problems, but won a Platinum and Grammy award for their music, and got inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, making Fleetwood Mac one of the most emotional and one one of the greatest bands of the 20th century. Interested In Music Most people know Fleetwood Mac is a Rock and Roll band, but that’s not how they started. Fleetwood actually started as a blues band (Lowe, 2004). Originally a blues band, a little later in their career
A union for only producers to raise awareness and also to gain respect among fellow peers in the music industry. “Comments like Budden’s are exactly why hitmaker producer Sonny Digital recently suggested a producer’s union, so that producers can leverage more respect from an industry full of artists like Budden and Birdman who find no issue with screwing over producers, and rappers like French Montana, who forgot the names of the producers who crafted his seven times platinum “Unforgettable.” ” (Gee , Andre). Joe Budden , Birdman , and French Montana are some examples of artists that have
Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, began his career with The Jackson 5 where he eventually took up a solo career producing hits like, Thriller and Beat It. Jackson shaped the hearts of his fans around the world through his music. The transitions that music took with the changes of war, human rights, and the fight for independence was shaped by the changes in the world. Music began to have more depth in the change of sounds and beat. From David Bowie’s Space Oddity in 1969 to Bee Gee’s Stayin’ Alive in 1979 and Toto’s Africa in 1982.