It was a new mass medium that allowed poor urban youth to tell their life stories and shed light on a situation that was going unnoticed by the masses. This new medium not only reached the ears residing in the state’s capital, but Washington D.C. as well. Gangsta rap glorified the street gangsta and their criminal activity. They spoke of the crack cocaine epidemic that plagued black neighborhoods of Los Angeles and vilified the
Here is an example of trance made now. The next type of underrated EDM is called future bass. While again this genre is quite popular, I feel the original artists are the most underrated of all. Future bass is a sub genre of trap music as it does use 808s but it also has one of those sounds that are very unique to the genre itself. Here is an example of underrated future bass.
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. Experimented with ska, rock steady, rock, and jazz within his music, Bob Marley affected pop culture. Referred to by the name, “the first pop star of the third world”. He opened the door
Maria Rivas Ms. Goodson English 262 October 20, 2015 Reggaeton: A New Genre of Music What is Reggaeton Music? Many people may not know what Reggaeton is, but for Latin American people is easy to know that this is a popular and unique style of music. Reggaeton is a form of Urban Latin Music, this music has a mix of many rhythms that includes drum machines, "rapping in spanglish" and fast─paced beats. This kind of music has an interesting history of its origins, even is considered a culture, also this music has caused controversy and has become very popular in Latin American and has cross over the world. Reggaeton music is from Jamaican Reggae, but it was influenced by other music directions, for example North American Hip-Hop and Puerto Rican rhythms.
The term “hip-hop” is used today to describe a specific form of dance and music, but actually encases a much broader art. “It [Hip-Hop] is the cultural embodiment of violence, degradation, and materialism . . . a multibillion-dollar industry based on debauchery, disrespect, and self-destruction” (3).
He wasn’t like most rappers that bragged about things such as being rich and having materialistic items. For example in one of his songs he says “I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing through every dark night, there’s a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up….and handle it”. (EXPLAIN) Tupac’s music is viewed as a way to send a message to the world, specifically the children of the future generation. Tupac Shakur was looked at as a political character who expressed his views through his own arts of music and
This profession a way out of their current situation and now rap becomes their occupation and means to provide. According to Pyatak, & Muccitelli, (2011) Rap music has become a very influential style for artists to express their thoughts throughout the world. Rap is often mistaken for fostering act of violence, illegal drug use, and criminal acts, and notions that Caucasian Americans have more administrative, social, and are born into money more so than African Americans .Economic capital and finances are a major issue among African American rappers. The rap game of the past has evolved and it no longer a boys club where men are the voices of rap. Men and women have emerged as stars but still financial education is lacking.
En Masse, Rock and Roll has influenced various areas of the youth culture amid the 1960’s, dominating many areas of the world. The popularity and international outlook for rock music resulted in a compelling impact on society as Rock and Roll influenced everyday fashions, attitudes, and behaviors. Drawing on many different styles, this genre of music excited a worldwide generation of young listeners, while, at the same time, distressing musical, cultural, and social authorities. Presently, it is tough to fully understand the bitter criticism the new music generated in its entirety. Rock music gave shape to many different counter-cultural movements which engulfed the world.
Hip Hop is not a small genre but rather it's a big one because it includes dancing, fashion, and singing. These elements were what led to the huge recognition of the movement. Because many people experience struggle like the ones outlined in the lyrics, many people began enjoying hip hop and that led to the popularity and success of this cultural movement.
The film focuses on the early lives of rappers like Eazy E, Ice Cube, and Dr.Dre, illustrating how they became members of the N.W.A and the rise of their music career. The music they produced was considered “reality rap”, because the lyrics of their songs talked about real life issues that black males had to face in their communities. Their songs told the truth about life in the hood, which is why so many people began to react in different ways and started a cultural war. “The real threat in the music was to the social order, employing a masculine bravado. The music is a reversal of criminality tropes, while functioning as a resource for resistance to spatial surveillance and police violence” (Sanchez, 30), this quote from the ebook successfully explains the breakdown of the music the N.W.A members produced.