In the article Hip-Hop White Wash: The Impact of Eminem on Rap Music and Music Industry Economics. The article starts with Eminem moving from place to place due to his parents having addiction problems. Then it goes into how Eminem became a musician and lastly it talks about the impact of Eminem on rap music. In the article it explains how Eminem moved from place to place and how this scrawny white boy who was a nobody that lived in the worst part of Chicago became and became this rap mogul that everyone respected. In 1997, he placed 2nd in the rap Olympics where Dr. Dre found him and signed him to a contract and his first album that Eminem made went triple platinum and from there his fame went thru the roof and Eminem became the first white
n 1986, at the age of 22, Wright had allegedly earned as much as US$250,000 from dealing drugs. However, after his cousin was shot and killed, he decided that he could make a better living in the Los Angeles hip hop scene, which was growing rapidly in popularity.  He started recording songs during the mid-1980s in his parents '
Whether you grew on the West Coast, the East Coast, or somewhere in between, chances are you are familiar with the infamous rapper 2pac. 2pac, also known by his given name Tupac Shakur, is one of the most talented rappers and poets that the late 1980s and 1990s had time to bless us with before his life was tragically cut short. Here 's a look at the top seven greatest quotes of all time from 2pac on everything from poverty to responsibility. Number Seven: 2pac On Fame "I had no record all my life, no police record until I made a record. As my video was debuting on MTV, I was behind bars getting beat up by the police department."
Lawrence Parker also known as KRS-One, which is an anagram for Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone, left home at sixteen in 1981 to pursue a new type of musical art and expressionism: that of an emcee. By 1987, he and his musical partner, DJ Scott La Rock, would release their first ever album under the group name Boogie Down Productions, it was called “Criminal Minded”. The debut album of KRS-One and Scott La Rock featured the two on the cover draped in ammunition and brandishing multiple guns. This album is credited for providing the template for what would soon become “Gangsta” and “Hardcore” rap music. Soon after, they were rejected by the community’s most popular radio DJs, Mr. Magic and Marley Marl.
J. Lo was last seen with P. Diddy 16 years ago after the rap star was jailed for violating the law by carrying illegal weapons, which was also related to a shoot out that happened in New York that same year. But now the two looked like they were ready to bury the hatchet, as both were seen smiling and in good terms with their respective new
During this time he had joined a rap group known as Digital Underground. Tupac joined Digital underground to learn the basic aspects of hip-hop so he became the dancer of the group. A year later Tupac finally recorded a song with the group it was called “same song”. It wasn’t long before the group had received an award winning success Tupac had come out with his own album called “2pacolypse now”. His first album “2pacolypse now” was a major success and it also was the spinoff of his career.
“He then says, ‘Mars you call Kane to work it out.’ So I’m gassed because I’m on the phone strategizing with arguably one of the best rappers period… No one knew but me and the husband knew he was about to perform. Dude walks in and they didn’t even recognize him until he starts rapping. Her face is soooo priceless!” In another Instagram post, DJ wrote, "This wedding made my summer!" Mars captioned one of his Instagram posts. "I 've known Mike for almost 20 years, but dude could have alluded to the fact that he was marrying Jill Scott(lol)!
The last and final way Wonder overcame his obstacles was by getting a job. He got a record deal with Motown Records at the age of eighteen and he had published tons of records throughout the whole world (“Stevie Wonder Influences”), but at the age of twenty-one Wonder decided to take his music into his own hands and control the way he played his music and the way he controlled his life. Later on in his career Wonder became a worldwide singing success (“Stevie
In his early life Macklemore , “...was influenced by the likes of hip-hop groups Kris Kross and Digital Underground as well as pop superstar Michael Jackson.” as said by Biography.com Macklemore attended a musical school where he developed an alcohol and drug addiction. He then went to rehab and started taking steps towards being sober. He then started rapping. He recorded music at his parents house and turned down record labels. He met a man named Ryan lewis who produced music and they made their own label.
Deemed the most powerful and wealthiest cartel in Mexico and the world are the Sinaloa Cartel. New leadership rocked the foundation of the cartel in the 1990s. Chicago, the center of the drug trafficking and drug using, resulted as the source of income for the cartel. “In 2013, the DEA said that Guzmàn’s organization shipped ‘80% of the heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine’ most of which flowed through the Chicago region each year, a supply with a value of $3 billion.” (Bender, Woody, Macias,
He won thirteen Grammy Awards total for his famous albums, including eight Grammy Awards for Thriller alone (Harden 1 and Herbert 118 ). In fact, Michael’s Thriller album became the best selling album of all time! (Barnes 4). In 1984, he received a Walk of Fame Star on Hollywood Boulevard in response to his preposterous success as a superstar (Herbert 76). Selling over 750 million albums, it was hard to believe that anyone could top him and outdo his success; it was essentially impossible (Barnes 1).