In his teenage years, Ice Cubes parents moved him to a suburban high school in the San Fernando Valley. Ice Cube witnessed most of his friends be killed or put in jail, if not for his parents moving him to a new school Ice Cube would have probably followed the same path as his friends. When Ice Cube graduated, he earned a two year degree in drafting at the Phoenix Institute of Technology. Ice Cube still had the same love for rap music as he did in his high school years. So in 1980 he and two others started a group called CIA.
and Salaam Remi, the 39-year-old rap vet laid out the slow decay of his marriage to singer Kelis in poetic detail on Life Is Good. But it wasn't just a collection of breakup songs — the New York rapper also took a long look at his early years, a precocious kid coming up in the Queensbridge housing project during the Reagan '80s. He did this over tracks that managed to sound fresh by dipping one Timberland-clad foot in a bygone era while keeping the other firmly planted in the iTunes age. Released in July, the confessional record grabbed the peak position on the Billboard 200 in its debut, but posted just under 150,000 copies, leading some, including MTV News' own Rob Markman, to cry foul, arguing that God's Son deserved a better first week. Dissenters, though, insisted it was too soon to set the album alongside his firmly classic debut, Illmatic.
The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963 This summary is about a family whose last name is Watson. The members of this family are Wilona (the mom), Daniel (the dad), Byron (the older brother), Kenny (the younger brother), and Joey or Joetta (the sister). In chapter one, Byron had just turned 13, which meant he was an “official juvenile delinquent.” The Watsons lived in Flint Michigan. They had their furnace turned all the way up and it was still cold, so their dad called their aunt because her house was always warm. He came back into the room and sent Kenny and Byron out to get all the ice off of the brown bomber (their car) and a few minutes after they got outside, Byron started saying, “Keh-ee, Keh-ee,” like his mouth was full of something.
Yolanda, the first born was a human rights activist and an actress. She was active in many projects that honored her father. Their first born son, Martin Luther King III was only 10 years old when his father was assassinated. To live up to his father’s legacy, he led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and most recently served as the director and co-owner of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Alongside him is his brother Dexter Scott King who was also a co-owner of the King Center.
Why Snoop Dogg Has a Positive Impact on Youth A man who donated millions to charities, has founded programs for youth, and became successful coming from a place where success is not always a common product/outcome is considered by many to have a negative impact on youth. This man is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., otherwise known as the rapper Snoop Dogg. Snoop Dogg was born in Long Beach, California, a suburb of west LA on October 20, 1971. Calvin received the nickname “Snoop Dogg” from his mother since she thought he looked like Snoopy from Charlie Brown, and it stuck. He sang and played piano in a church choir prior to when he started rapping in the sixth grade.
Many Australians would surely remember Sewell when he tried out for Australian Idol in 2004, and unfortunately did not make the cut. His dreams of becoming huge one day have never died despite this defeat and have worked better to be included on a short-lived band focusing on rock called Sons of Midnight. Sewell have cultivated more for his foreseen career and have done underground recordings and garage sessions to travel to the United Kingdom, as he thought he would be accepted more as an artist. Conrad Sewell have slowly climbed the music food chain and worked with several bag shot songwriters in hopes of coming-up with his own studio album on the likes of Jamie Hartman, Sam Hollander, Eric Rosse and Brian Lee. He then managed to release his debut single entitled Hold Me Up, which received fairly general accolades from listeners and music experts.
It certainly is not often you hear of a top-ten musical artist still living in their parent's basement, but it seems Jon Bellion exactly the type of person who would do just that. Jon Bellion, a 27-year-old singer and songwriter, is a recently popular artist with an extremely unique sound- a blend of genres and styles not yet explored. Bellion grew up on Long Island, New York, and still lives and produces music in his parents' basement (Dybec). Bellion was a college drop-out, who quit in order to pursue his music career full time; yet, while general music production is a monumental part of his life, it is not his end goal. It has been his aspiration for many years to produce the score for a Pixar film (Ciccone).
One of the things that Elvis would do was when he had time off school he would go to a nearby record shop. Where him and the clerk would listen to the latest records (Love,1986). That summer Sam Phillips the owner of sun records helped Elvis record ' 'That 's When Your Heartache Begins ' ' and "My Happiness” (2018). Even though Elvis was ending his years in school his career in music is just now getting started. Throughout Elvis’s career he had earned many achievements.
“Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi Hendrix Play “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Woodstock,” Sherman Alexie, the author, depicts a very rare, but normal image of a Native American family. Victor, the narrator, father beat a National Guard solider during an anti-Vietnam war rally. The incident was documented, seeing that his father a Native American. In result of this incident, Victor’s father was imprisoned for two years. After being released from being imprisoned, the first thing his father did was go back to Woodstock, where he says he was he was the only Indian to see Jimi Hendrix’s famous performance of the “Star-Spangled Banner”.
Wonder is just an amazing person and has impacted a lot of viewers. Stevie Wonder was born on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan. He got married to Syreeta Wright in 1970, divorced 2 years later. He had a girl, Aisha, with Yolanda Simmons in 1975 and a son, Keita, in 1977. In 1983 he had a son, Mumtaz, with Melody McCulley.
He participated in the 1963 march on Washington for Civil Rights and defended Muhammad Ali when he refused to serve in the military on the basis on his religious beliefs. He was the first black to become a head coach of any major sports, and he still was coaching his own team while he was actively playing for the Boston Celtics and he won two times. Like a lot of retired athletes he has co-written autobiographies and unlike other retired athletes his are worth reading and re-reading. When he was told he was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame he declined to serve but he was inducted anyways. In 2011, Barack Obama gave Bill Russell the highest civilian honor.
His former band he was most well known for was the pop punk/rock band, Blink 182. Delonge 's first instrument was a trumpet, which he received when he was 11 for Christmas. Delonge always wanted to be a firefighter when he was young, surprisingly, his young interest in music didn 't change his mind about his career when he much younger. After receiving his first instrument at age 11, he shortly after received a guitar from a friend at a church camp. After he received
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).
In 1953, Elvis cut his first demo at Sun Studio; he also began touring all over America. Born in rural Tupelo, Mississippi, Elvis grew to become one of the most famous icons in Rock-N-Roll history. Petersen page 1-2 Presley grew up poor most of the childhood life, and the first exposure to music he had was the weekly church services. Elvis’s family was very religious, and Elvis sang gospel music in church at a very young age. Elvis was given his very first guitar by his parents, soon after he started teaching himself how to play.
When Khalifa was about three, his parents divorced and he went with his mom and they settled down in Pittsburgh. He was about 14 when he realized he could rap and not even a year later he signed on with independently-distributed Rostrum Records. A few years later, he left Rostrum and joined Warner Brother’s. Cameron was 25 years old, he had his son, Sebastian Taylor Thomaz, and got married to Amber Rose. Him and Amber’s marriage did not last long.