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    Dr. Dre: The perseverance of a great Producer When I was younger, I always knew I had a talent and passion for music especially in the audio production field of music. I started my career off by enrolling at Full Sail University to obtain my goal and achieve all the skills necessary to follow the dream I love. Focusing on one professional I admire I’ve dived in deep and researched an abundance amount of information, and applied it to lessons that can come toward my own success. The role model I

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    It had started like any other day, I was waking up to the smell of clean socks. A smell I remember as if it was my bride for many years. I live for the clean socks. The clean socks live for me. But something wasn’t right, one of my limited edition Dr Dre socks was smelling funky. I realized I had to journey into the Mexican Water Laundromat and clean them. When I got there I noticed I had only one hour to clean them because it closed at 5:38. I tried and tried to make my socks funky fresh in an

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    politicians C. Delores Tucker and Dan Quayle. They said it went against American values, encouraged violence and was degrading to black women. Snoop Dogg was later charged with murder but he was later accquited. After his second album and the withdrawal of Dr. Dre from the label, Snoop Dogg realized that he was under an iron-clad contract, which meant that Knight owned anything he produced for a number of years.efused to record any more songs for Death Row until his contract expired. He even went as far as

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    his successful rapping career earned him some success and his business investments and deals got him the rest of his fortune. Not to mention the fact that his wife is also Beyonce, a fact that I'm sure many men on this list envy. Number Two: Dr. Dre Dr. Dre is well-known as one of the richest rappers in the game. He is worth an unbelievable $700 million. He helped supplement the money he made rapping with profits from his own record label, Aftermath, the successful Beats headphones line, an an HP

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    Straight Outta Compton is a movie that focuses on five teenagers who have this love and desire to perform, entertain, and make music. The hip-hop group, N.W.A, is a group of guys known by their stage names, Dr. Dre, Eazy-E, Ice Cube, MC Ren, and DJ Yella, who are all from Compton, California. Compton, during this time, was known to be one of the worst cities to live and grow up in because of gangs, drugs, crime rates, and police brutality. Police brutality has been around for years now, and in Compton

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    generation of Hip-Hop and Gangsta Rap. Growing up in one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S, Compton, CA isn’t the best place to live and start your own label because of all the gangs, drugs, and criminals. The five members (Ice Cube, Eazy-E, MC Ren, Dr. Dre, and DJ Yella) , all born around the same time met each other through business and other jobs. The men saw themselves writing music that actually meant something to society, and liked to call their music “reality rap”. After making

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    Eminem's Personality

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    Marshall Bruce Mathers III, better known by his stage name Eminem (EMINƎM) is a rapper from Detroit, Michigan who is not difficult to classify as a creative genius who dominated a black race music industry. Since the release of his debut album The Slim Shady LP (1999), Eminem has dictated the hip hop charts worldwide. A holder of thirty awards and fifty nominations, Eminem’s awards include seven Grammys and an Academy Award for Best Original Song. He was the first rapper to ever acquire an Academy

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    Kendrick Lamar In today’s society, minority groups have no voice some elites want to change this, they talk for the people in powerful but unethical ways, one of these individuals is Kendrick Lamar. Kendrick Lamar, an upcoming rap protege, wants to spread thoughts, messages, and things he has learned through his music and have an impact on his audience. Kendrick Lamar Duckworth is a twenty-eight year old rapper native to Compton, California. He shortened his name to what we now call the humble raper

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    scattered around, burned buildings and smoke in the iar background and foreground angry L.A residents destroying cars and grocery stores. There was multiple cross cutting from Ice Cube close-up reaction shot of him watching the news coverage back to Dr. Dre close-up back to medium close-up shot of him riding around. The purpose behind not having any dialogue was to grab the audience in the moment of American history and how people

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    Mise En Scene Analysis

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    In the mise-en-scene of films, “…there are at least two different levels of story telling, the actual narrative which is the upfront story and the visual story which is the undercurrent (Sanchez 22). Although Drumline (2002) and Straight Outta Compton (2015) were released over a decade apart, there were similar conflicts in black communities that were highlighted and represented through music and the mise- en-scene in both films. Of the black community issues, the main ones that were similar were

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    While watching some scenes from "Straight Outta Compton" you cannot help but be in some kind of shock. We have all heard of police brutality and discrimination, but watching scenes based on a true story raise many eyebrows. You can see the anger that the characters feel after being discriminated because of their skin color. To this day, police brutality is a big issue across the country and it is always making headlines. You would think that by now we would have come a long way, but that is not the

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    and Shider would later transfer their right to Bridgeport Music Inc. It has been said that not only "Atomic Dog" but most of George Clinton 's work is notable for the style of rap. His style of rap has been made famous by artists such as Snoop Dog, Dr. Dre and many more. The song "D.O.G. in me" was written by songwriter Felony Davis. "D.O.G in me" was released on the album All Work, No Play by the rap group Public Announcement. All Work, No Play is the group 's second album. Off of that album, they

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    Gangsta Image Analysis

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    With the introduction of cinema came the introduction of cinema-induced personalities and stereotypes. Often times people think that just because something appears in a movie multiple times that it is the same reality in real life. These thoughts can form many thoughts, whether they are positive or negative connotations. According to Kristine Wright (2004), she said that “the ‘gangsta image’ representing the ‘real’ black urban experience” (p.12). Through the realm of cinema, the introduction of the

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    Anthropomorphism has always been among prominent features of human psychology. Multimodal studiesof personification contribute to a better understanding of this phenomenon.Anthropomorphic personification is a humanoid personality attributed to an animal, state or action.Multimodality is a theory which looks at many different modes that people use to communicate with each other and to express themselves.Modes may aggregate into multimodal ensembles, shaped over time into familiar cultural forms, a

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    Just the Way You Are is a song recorded by American vocalist songwriter Bruno Mars. It was discharged in the United States on December 14, 2009. It has likewise gotten airplay from AOL Radio 's New Pop First station. The verses of the song and music are outwardly mirrored to audience. Bruno Mars makes pictures out media tape in the tape in the video, which was propelled by the Artwork of Erika. The tradition of this sort of music is that the craftsman plays the primary part of the music video, close

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    Kanye West is a rapper that is known for his high sense of fashion, his family, his music, and his outlandish opinions that usually cause a scene. To some he seen as a genius, and to others an idiot. His most popular scene was at the 2009 Video Music Awards when he interrupted Taylor Swift making it known that he thought Beyoncé deserved the award Taylor had just received. This broke the internet. Kanye's second most recognizable scene was at the 2015 Video Music Award's when he went on to tell

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    Jay Z Accomplishments

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    Jay Z Introduction: Shawn Corey Carter is reputed as an American rapper, entrepreneur and investor. He is actually recognized by his stage name Jay Z. He is also famous as one of the most economically prosperous hip hop artists of America. Jay Z is acknowledged as one of the world’s best-selling inventor of all time. Having depleted more than 100 million records, he was ranked by MTV in the agenda of The Greatest Mcs of All-Time in 2016. Early life and background: Jay Z was born in Brooklyn

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    On this day 20 years ago, hip-hop lost one of the greatest rappers to ever pick up a mic. A pioneer, a trailblazer, a legend, Biggie Smalls changed rap forever with his rhymes, and unique flow that so many try to replicate today. A lot of people including myself wonder what hip-hop would be like if Biggie was still alive till this day. Regardless of what you think, the impact that he made in such a short time still allows a person to make a valid argument that he's the greatest of all time. Christopher

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    James Nugent 16 July 2015 The Legitimacy of Sampling Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick, two of hip-hop 's biggest legends collaborated in the early months of 1984 to create one of the most influential songs ever. Released in 1985, on the B-side to The Show, "La Di Da Di" garnered considerable media attention, making it one of the earliest rap songs to blow up nationwide. Instead of it playing on just black music radio stations, the song played on Pop music stations. The song has an everlasting legacy

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    Sean Combs Biography

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    Being an African American in the 1990 's when money in the black entertainment was fairly new, and hip-hop wasn 't innocent but was still unscarred. Long before he was Puff Daddy the hip-hop mogul, born in Harlem, New York, Sean John Combs was considered a coming up story from the begging. (Morgan) Surviving a hard childhood in Mount Vernon, N. Y. ; a well-dressed and ambitious 22-year-old at the time made moves. Briefcase in hand, he was busy showing off the logo for the company he dreamt he 'd

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