Category: Hip-Hop

Afrika BamBaataa

Afrika BamBaataa It is always great when you can put a face to a familiar sound. When I first research who Afrika Bambaataa was, the most popular link brought me to a youtube video titled,

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A New Perspective: David Banner

David Banner: What’s Changed? What was David Banner Doing Before? Before David Banner became educated on African American politics and being woke, he was very involved in gangsta rap. Songs like “Get Like Me” and

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Trap Music: Group Presentation

For my group project, I presented on Trap music. Here, i have attached the link that leads you to the project. Click the title “What is Trap Music Anyways” to access the project.

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KSR: 40 Years of Hip Hop

“Don’t pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” Much like this quote, The KSR documentary teaches us that Hip Hop serves as a representation of the Black community and we should cherish and educate ourselves about it.

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Afrika Bambaataa

Afrika Bambaataa was born on April 17th in 1957, making him 63 years old. His real name is Lance Taylor. He is known as an American disc jockey, rapper, song writter and producer from South

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The Rise and Evolution of Hip-Hop

The Rise and Evolution of In the mid to late 1970s Hip-Hop emerged from New York City, from the Black and Latino neighborhoods in the Bronx. Hip hop and rap have many important influences—R&B, funk,

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