Essays Tagged: "The Notorious B.I.G."

"Biggie Smalls" notorious B.I.G.-life story and research on shooting

d himself after a hustling character in Bill Cosby's "Lets Do it Again" action-comedy. He felt that the name fit him well and said in an interview with John Farley, Author of Parents aren't supposed t ... y life style" (388). Biggie struggled financially growing up. He was teased and considered "just another fat kid" he dropped out of high school and couldn't get a good job. When he was 15 he began sel ...

(3 pages) 73 1 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

The Repercussions of Rap Music.

"The beat has them bopping, and the words have them thinking; from the tenement-lined streets of Harl ... gton D.C, and Philadelphia." (www.geocities.com/sunsetstrip/palladium/8153/whatisrap.htm) Today, in the year 2000, rap music is spreading rapidly in popularity across the world and overtaking all othe ... rld and overtaking all other forms of music in sales and recognition. Thirty-five years ago, it was The Beatles who had sent everyone into a music frenzy with such hits "Yellow Submarine" and "I Wanna ...

(11 pages) 211 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Hip Hop Vendetta.

and most attend at least five funerals a week. Similar situations occur in Harlem, New York and in other places around the country.Why is this happening? Many people think that rap music is making kid ... a glorification of violence. All rap music is doing is to show how horrible and inhuman life is in the ghettos across the country. This is what is really happening out there. It is not fake. Right no ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Rap music and violence

d a rap song and thought about how vulgar it was and wonder how something like that ever made it to the public? Well if you think rap music has a negative influence on people, you're not alone. Since ... s a negative influence on people, you're not alone. Since the late 1980's rap music has been called the Anti Christ in our culture, because of it's so-called influence in people's life. People swear u ...

(5 pages) 200 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Biggie and tupac essay how they are alike.

Similarities of Tupac and BiggieIn the nineties, the rap music industry grew immensely. It has grown from a couple of little known grou ... multibillion dollar business it is today. Rap music is more popular today than it has ever been in the past. Two reasons for that are Tupac Shakur and Christopher "Biggie" Wallace. Tupac and Biggie a ... topher "Biggie" Wallace. Tupac and Biggie are two of the most famous rappers ever to be involved in the game. Together, they have sold over Forty million albums, and that number continues to grow each ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tupac Dead or Alive. This paper is focused on the large debate over whether the popular rap artist had faked his own death or if he truly was murdered.

IntroductionIt's now the year 2001. The year 2002 approaches fast. For Tupac fans, it means much more than just a new yea ... s, it means much more than just a new year. To the die-hard Tupac fans it means one more year until the long awaited resurrection. However, to other Tupac fans it just means another year has passed si ... her Tupac fans it just means another year has passed since his death.Tupac has brought his fans together with his music, poetry and acting. But this dead or alive dilemma has split these fans into two ...

(8 pages) 68 1 3.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Rap War the tale of 2Pac and The Notorious B.I.G.

er and most attend at least 5 funerals a week. Similar situations occur in Harlem, New York and in other places around the country.Why is this happening? Many people think that rap music is making kid ... a glorification of violence. All rap music is doing is to show how horrible and inhuman life is in the ghettos across the country. This is what's really happening out there. It's not fake.Right now, ...

(3 pages) 12 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

History of Gangster Rap

Gangster rap has been an influential form of music since its origin. During the mid-1980s, rap moved from the fringes to the mainstream of the music industry as white musicians ... m of the music industry as white musicians began to embrace this new style. By 1986 rap had reached the Top 10 on the Billboard pop charts and has not ceased in its assent to the top of the music worl ... eased in its assent to the top of the music world. Gangster rap has always had something to say, whether it be for the better or for worse.Thought there are many different styles of rap, gangster rap ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Influencal Music Amung Teens

Are musical messages able to imprint dangerous ideas in the minds of young people on feeling those that do exist? There are plenty of music samples of some ... samples of some of the more offensive rap and heavy-metal lyrics and also of documented accounts of the violent crime they have afflicted. There lays a heav y parallel between a steady case of rage an ... licted. There lays a heav y parallel between a steady case of rage and the pressure to act on it in these types of lyrics. No one knows exactly what the long term effects will be when teenagers listen ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Rap Tension

Our first assignment was to bring something in to class that we felt had an impact on the past millennium. The item we selected could be visual or aural. I decided to bring in and play a ... I decided to bring in and play a song by Tupac called "Hit Em Up" because it clearly depicts the tension that existed not only between Tupac and Biggie, but also between the east and west coast ... west coast rappers. In the following paper I will explain how this issue arose and analyze some of the lyrics. It is believed that the cause of the tension between Tupac and Biggie is a shooti ...

(4 pages) 540 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hip Hop Culture

Rap culture has become the largest influence on youths regardless of race or class. Hip hop records dominate the charts and ... or class. Hip hop records dominate the charts and music channels as well as films and music awards. The earlier hip hop was characterized with break dancers, "two turn table and a microphone"� ... dancers, "two turn table and a microphone"� and lyrics that described having a good time to the sound of music. The hip hop that is on the radio today is violent and controversial, raising iss ...

(5 pages) 59 0 3.5 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tupac And The Notorious B.I.G.

The Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur: Their reign in the world of Rap music and their tragic ends"& ... Tupac Shakur: Their reign in the world of Rap music and their tragic ends"¦ Thesis Statement The Notorious B.I.G and Tupac Shakur were two of the greatest rappers of all time. They are the most ... of all time. They are the most looked up to, revered, and respected artists in all of rap history. They shall be missed for generations to come. Limitations 1. This term paper will talk about Christo ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Tupac Shakur the Face of Gangsta Rap

nting pictures of violence, drugs, sexual promiscuity, and poor black life became more prevalent to the world than ever in the early nineties as a new style of music swept the nation. Los Angeles and ... early nineties as a new style of music swept the nation. Los Angeles and its many subdivisions was the site of a new breed of not only artistic expression, but of a lifestyle. Gangsta rap was not jus ...

(15 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The effects of Rap on inner cities

Thesis Do you believe that one's words can reflect on a certain person's action? Today, Rap ... s can reflect on a certain person's action? Today, Rap has become the most popular type of music in the US. The Rap industry is dominated by artists' who mostly dedicate their lyrics to either violenc ... artists' who mostly dedicate their lyrics to either violence, drugs, or sex. Through 1998 and 1999 the survey taken by the National Music Bureau, stated that 46% of the listeners of Rap are under the ...

(7 pages) 31 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

NOTORIOUS B.I.G./2PAC

NOTORIOUS B.I.G./2PAC In Life Did They Part Other rappers can sell millions of records, but no other MCs can claim the prime emotional ... rime emotional real estate in every hip-hopper's heart that 2Pac and Biggie have. Though enemies in their past lives, they will always be ironically intertwined in the collective hip-hop memory, desti ... lways be ironically intertwined in the collective hip-hop memory, destined to be forever invoked in the same sentence.Besides dying violently at the peaks of their careers, 2Pac on the Las Vegas Strip ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Hip-Hop Music As A Movement

n beauty, be it in wearing ornaments and jewelry during Cleopatra's reign, or building palaces like the, decorated with beautiful paintings, artistic furniture and silver wear.Today, music is by far t ... ngs, artistic furniture and silver wear.Today, music is by far the most popular art form enjoyed by the younger generation. There have been many movements in the 20th century, but none of them compare ...

(10 pages) 46 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Hip-Hop Feud: East Coast vs. West Coast

OutlineI. Brief background of hip-hopOriginatedStory through hip-hopII. Rise of Hip-Hop in the mid 70sWorldwide spreadingFamous artist who paved the wayIII. Feuds in the late 70-mid 90sFrom d ... op Slang Beef became popularIV. East vs. WestBio on Biggie Smalls(East)Bio on Tupac Shakur(West)V. Other Examples of Media advantageRoxanneJay Z vs NasVI. Subject important to History of APMBig impact ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Struggling to Adapt

"Struggling to Adapt"Is there such a thing as thinking inside the box in order to get original results? The idea seems like ... ults? The idea seems like a contradiction, but that is exactly what writer Charlie Kaufman did with the movie "Adaptation." Even though we know he seems to be an original writer after winning a BAFTA ... h we know he seems to be an original writer after winning a BAFTA for Best Original Screen Play for the movie "Being John Malkovich", he didn't have to look far to create the film adaptation to the bo ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Notorious B.I.G

1KruppCody KruppEnglish 102Prof. Gyimah22 October 2014The Notorious B.I.GPop culture has been influencing people for years. Music artist who make a living ... ho make a living from making music can be very influential in a good way and a bad way depending on the artist. Everyone listens to music and has there own taste. The fact of the matter is people deve ... and has there own taste. The fact of the matter is people develop a favorite artist and look up to them. The rapper Biggie Smalls was a pop culture icon that a lot of souls listened and looked up too ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors