Category: Rap

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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White Romanticization of Hip Hop Culture

The Whitewashing of Hip Hop Culture The debate of cultural appropriation still rages on, from hair to clothing, to tattoos, and even evolving into music genres as well. Not too many years ago, Miley Cyrus

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All About Gangsta Rap

The Origins Of Gangsta Rap By: Maya Joseph-Lacet, Keely Ongos-Cole and Isis Evans What Is Gangsta Rap? Gangster Rap is defined as the authentic storytelling of a troubled black youth who grows up in a

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Atlanta Takeover

Atlanta is regarded as Dirty South’s capital within the southern rap movement in the 2000s. Atlanta got its status from being a city with opportunity for African Americans. In the 1990s, Atlanta was one among

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The Rise of Rap in the 2000s

The Rise of Rap in the 2000s In this “Golden Age of Music,” many black music fans saw this as the time for rap to become mainstream and popular. Leading this change were names like

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How DId We Listen to Music?

How Did We Listen to Music? By: Aniyah Peterson 2000s Post Spotify, Tidal, and Apple Music did not always exist. These streaming services became available during the 2010s. Prior to streaming services most of the

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It’s more than Just Sex.

Its More Than Just Sex An evolution of female rappers that revolutionized the game in the 2010’s.  For so long the rap and hip-hop scene has been dominated by males. The shape of hip-hop as

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A TALE OF TWO 2010 GENRES

From Chance The Rapper’s “Blessings” to Kanye West’s “Everything We Need”, the 2010 decade has birthed a new genre composed mainly from gospel, and hip-hop.. YES, … Hip-hop! In the beginning of the 2010 decade,

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