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    look at the top ten richest rappers in the world. Number Ten: Lil Wayne Lil Wayne rounds out the list with a net worth of around $150 million. The famed "Fireman" singer has made quite a lucrative career out of his rap music. He's hoping to come out with some more songs if his lawsuit with Birdman can be settled to add even more money to his million-dollar net worth. Number Nine: Birdman The man and mentor often associated with Lil Wayne, Birdman did pretty well for himself in the

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    Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, also known as Lil Wayne, is a prominent force in the rap industry. He is a known rapper that has been in and out of jail throughout his life. He had a rough upbringing, his mother had him when she was only nineteen years old. She raised him as a single mother since his father left when Wayne was just two years old. That being said, his mother was forced to raise him on her own and survive in a crime infested city, Hollygrove in New Orleans. Hollygrove, New Orleans is one

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    Song Vs A Goal In Life

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    The Art of Song vs The Art of Poetry “Set your goals high and don’t stop until you get there” (Bo Jackson). Goal setting is the first thing in becoming successful in life. The song “Forever” by Drake, Eminem, Lil Wayne, and Kanye West is about how these rappers came from nothing and build up their careers by setting goals for themselves and never giving up on those goals until they were achieved. The poem “A Goal In Life” has a very similar message. This poem is about a man who made a goal for himself

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    Feminism In Pop Culture

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    Feminism is always a controversial and important issue around the world. Women tend to speak out their voice and fight for their rights, but in the society gender differences appear everyday. People expect girls should be gentle and emotional, weak and powerless. Gender differences exist in every culture. For example in United State people tend to differentiate men and women by their physical characteristic, (Crossman) in ancient China, male have the absolute power in every aspects in the family

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    Black Men in Public Page: 2 In Brent Staples’ short story “Black Men and Public Space”, he paints a picture for the readers of the early years of black men in an urban environment. He identified that people often stereotype one another because of their skin color, their race, their gender, their culture or their appearance. Furthermore, it is expressed to us, the reader, that he, the author

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    Gavina Carmona English 10H Entry #1 I remember … School makes me think of my future which makes me think of my grades which makes me think of my teachers which makes me think of my assignments which makes me think of how to achieve my goal for my future which make me think of college which makes me think of people who helped me get to where I am now which make me think of students at school which me think of the phonies at school which make me think of how everyone is not there trying to see

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    Chancelor Bennett, better known as Chance the Rapper, has made a sudden appearance in the world of rap since 2012 when he released his first album “10 Day”. Since then, Chance the Rapper has gained popularity with his albums “Acid Rap” in 2013, and most recently “Coloring Book” in 2016. Chance the Rapper is known for his quirky and free-flowing raps about things that are important to him, like his native city of Chicago, freedom, or even his faith. His creative process to make genius raps sometimes

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    JANE JACOBS- “PAPER ON USES OF SIDEWALKS: SAFETY” Jane Jacobs , that “little old lady in tennis shoes”, who shook the white collar planners of the American cities, had written the book “life and Death of Great American cities”, which was published in 1960. I started reading this essay “Uses of sidewalks: Safety” from that book when I was in my first year and I was so moved and it was so amazing to read about planning which was completely different. This essay really looks at how the crowded neighborhoods

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    Bottles At school they tell you ‘Don’t do drugs’, but at home I got a different message. A message that came to me, day after day, in the form of smelly beer bottles that cluttered my house. My parents, drunk and disorderly, fell asleep each night either too early or too late and would blame me for their headache. The painkillers they used came in the form of overpriced bottles of beer that ate away at our money like cockroaches. The house was a mess, and I never knew what to do; my homework, or

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    While no longer young, I was over forty without a serious career. With an interest in ballroom dancing, I worked as a volunteer disc jockey for my uncle’s dance club. This gave me a new set of acquaintances to interact. This was also a place to network. I was willing to work any job, even a low-level one or a side job to pay bills. Without knowing it, this worked to my disadvantage. One hiring manager looking at my employment history told me that I was too willing to work any job. She said she would

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    Knowing nothing about baseball before reading the book, Hemingway’s Old Man and the Sea can open a reader's eyes to the importance of this sport to the main character, Santiago. He is a struggling fishermen and baseball keeps him going despite the hardships he goes through. He frequently refers to this beloved sport and to a Yankees’ player, DiMaggio. Baseball is the old man’s moral courage. DiMaggio is a model for the old man, baseball keeps him going, and brings him a spirit of competition and

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    Courage is something that everyone will encounter at some point in their life, when someone is being treated unfairly. Whether it is you being discriminated against, or someone around you, you'll have the challenge of facing courage. In Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry, by Mildred D. Taylor, Cassie has to show courage when she is faced with discrimination because of her race being African-American. This book is based in the 1930s in Mississippi, when most whites treated blacks very badly. Cassie showed

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    In Utilitarianism Mill delineates his teleological principle of utility. This essay wishes to examine Mill’s moral theory of Utilitarianism through the Greatest Happiness Principle and his two arguments that pleasure should qualitative instead of quantitative and endowed towards mental instead of physical pleasure. Additionally the shortcoming of his theory will be noted: The erosion of human rights and our rational choice to choose suitable pleasure being undermined. The Greatest Happiness Principle

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    Stacey’s courage Courage, people have many different meaning of courage, my meaning is standing up to do something that you think is right and what you think you need to do. In the book “Roll of Thunder,Hear my Cry”, Stacey, the brother of the main character, takes charge when Papa isn’t there, he strives to be the man of the house. He tries to take care of everything. Stacey shows courage when he gets revenge on the Jefferson Davis school bus, tells mama about the Wallace Store ,and

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    Have you gone through something hard and in the end learned something valuable. Life is full of hard, difficulties circumstances that bring us pain. Yet, in my opinion, these hard times bring people together. Mia is one that went through a hard time of losing her mom, dad and only brother. Yet in the struggling time her friends and relives where there for her and helped her through the hard time. Throughout the story, If I Stay, Gayle Forman, Mia realizes her family and friends are there for her

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    Top 5 African Americans who deserve more Respect Than Lil Wayne or Drake Lil Wayne and Drake are two rappers that are very popular. However, they do have their naysayers, and rightfully so I might add. There are so many other African American people who deserve way more respect than Drake and Lil Wayne. NUMBER 1 Madame CJ Walker is the woman responsible for creating hair lotion for black women. Way back in the 1800 's, she was born into slavery and became an entrepreneur. Once she did this, she

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    Heroes: Odysseus and Wayne Gretzky Why do people need heroes? People need heroes so they can look up to someone and try to do as good as them, or even better. The ancient greeks had a hero and his name was Odysseus. The modern hero I have is Wayne Gretzky. The heroes aren’t that much alike. Odysseus has more differences than similarities when you compare him with Wayne Gretzky. In the first stage Separation which is from own, or familiar world. There are more differences than similarities. In

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    I recently watched the two movies Stagecoach and Waterworld. Overall the two films are action packed throughout and contain enjoyable storylines that I would recommend to others. Stagecoach is your typical western movie based in a hot desert town that includes all the classic aspects of the western genre. It features cowboys, indians, horses, guns, a saloon of some sort, tumbleweeds, ect. Waterworld on the other hand still has some of these classical elements but with a futuristic twist and a whole

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    Her approving tone, which is sparsely given, is expressed when describing Wayne. She writes, “Although men I have known have had many virtues…they have never been John Wayne, and they have never taken me to that bend in the river where the cottonwoods grow” (30). In this passage she confesses how John Wayne (Both the actor and movie character), epitomized her dreams of a male hero. Later, she goes onto describe how he said he would kill another

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    kidnapped loved one. However, as the story progresses, we see an even deeper meaning and emotionally complex significance behind their journey. As the story unravels we find that our supposed protagonist is the highly flawed Ethan Edwards, played by John Wayne, is an Indian-hating civil war veteran that was always seen as an outsider from the moment he entered the first frame. The film techniques used in this film include framing shots,non-diegetic elements, western conventions, high and low angle shots

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