Essays Tagged: "rappers"

1990, a year where real music had its real downfall with violence and corruption. Includes part of lyrics from one of Tupac's songs

must do is get to the heartof the problem.SEX, HOMICIDE, MONEY, these are some controversial thingsrappers must rap about to get 'Mad loot' (money). Its badenough we grew up in a era where the slight ... oking the other waysaying this is not hapening right now. Stories that scare thehell out of people. Rappers rap about situation that happen tothem in some point of their lives. Lots of rap music perfo ...

(5 pages) 84 1 3.7 Jan/1997

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

The Two Faces of Eminem.

The Two Faces of EminemEminem aka Marshall Mathers has become one of the most acclaimed rappers in the industry, but why? It may be due to his somewhat schizophrenic personality. He has at ...

(5 pages) 78 3 4.5 Apr/2003

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

This Cause and Effect Essay describes how a legal case influenced a person to become a Lawyer.

committed.While in jail his cellmates frequently raped him, which is a common thing to happen for "rappers" in Brazilian jails. Right after a couple of years in jail he began showing signs of pneumon ...

(4 pages) 86 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Deceptions, Perceptions, and Stereotypes of Music.

the racial stereotype, as well as a few artists. Eminem, for example, is one of the most successful rappers to date and he is also white. Why would a predominantly black industry allow a white rapper ... catchy rhyming over a beat (Curry, 2002).Rap music is often associated with the urban culture. Most rappers are African-American males. African-American female rappers started to become known in the l ...

(6 pages) 145 0 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Tupac Shakur.

Tupac Shakur is considered to be one of the best rappers to ever live. Why? Because him music is controversial, meaningful and most of all straight f ...

(2 pages) 86 2 3.0 Nov/2003

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

Review of Eminems second CD The Marshall Mathers LP.

Marshall's point of viewEminem, one of the most controversial rappers to ever hit the charts and tear them up and stir up the scene. Weather he is a bad influence ...

(5 pages) 42 1 5.0 Dec/2003

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

Hip Hop Vendetta.

g out there. It is not fake. Right now, there is a major conflict between West Coast and East Coast rappers. East and West are fighting in a vicious battle that leaves hundreds of poor, helpless peopl ... t quite there yet but it was slowly becoming increasingly obvious that there was a conflict between rappers. Part of the reason that the war started was that West Coast rap dominated and nobody questi ...

(4 pages) 55 0 3.7 Dec/2003

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


e can be seen. There will be businessmen, athletes, the occasional bum, maybe a punk rocker or two, rappers, some country boys, and who the heck else knows what walking the other way. Everywhere a per ...

(2 pages) 43 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

50 Cent & and how he is shown in the music industry

They would also turn records back and forward to produce a distinctive scratching sound.Even though rappers say their raps have no connection with people using guns and drug dealing, it is badly criti ... the life of his dreams. This may also appeal to a lot of other young people in the world but other rappers e.g. Nelly talk more about a fantasy world, where he is living in a town called Nellyville ( ...

(7 pages) 61 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"The Proud", one of the most famous song from Talib Kweli. This is a response to the song of what he lives for and how he feels with the world today.

s not afraid to tell in his songs what he feels and convey his message is one of the most respected rappers in the Culture of Hip Hop. I choose his song called "The Pride" from his latest album "Quali ... ike most songs that can be seen in TV nowadays, this song has a meaning and Talib is one of the few rappers left that's not in the Hip Hop industry simply for the money. Many of Talibs songs have diff ...

(4 pages) 24 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Biggie and tupac essay how they are alike.

that are Tupac Shakur and Christopher "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 tha ... million albums, and that number continues to grow each day. Both Tupac and Biggie were very popular rappers, but there were many differences between the two of them. Even though they had differences, ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

'Hip-HOpera': lyrics to a rap song composed by Raghav Kaushik

omeTake Fuck Tha Police far too seriously.Milton argued against the government notoriously. TheySay rappers diss each other too much; wellGreene hated Shakespeare, only he called it slander. They sayR ... slander. They sayRap's lyrics are too much about sex and such.Want erotic? Look up Hero and Leander.Rappers are condemned for preaching a bad message, but it'sNot what you write, it's how you write it ...

(2 pages) 26 1 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

The evolution of rap

not only music to dance to, it is also one of the most poetic forms of lyrics in mainstream music. Rappers like Run DMC, Grandmaster Flash, Queen Latifah, Tupac Shakur, Outkast, Common, The Fugees, S ... from another song in a rap, or a beat from another group. In using other music in their own pieces, rappers are paying homage to other artists, and also building something new on something older. By " ...

(14 pages) 141 0 4.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The 4th Branch

d world of hip-hop, however, he is one of the few highly respected out of the thousands of faceless rappers that only magnify the images of sex, money, and power in their music. Immortal Technique see ...

(2 pages) 14 0 1.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Tupac Shakur

re rap. At the outset of his career, it didn't appear that he would emerge as one of the definitive rappers of the '90s, especially since he was a second-string rapper for Digital Underground, joining ...

(5 pages) 43 0 4.4 Apr/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Video game violence Destroying are youth?

don't think videos games are to blame. Music videos are one of the reasons. All the trash that the rappers rap about like I got 99 problems but a "exploited delete" is not one. You have to think abou ...

(1 pages) 46 1 2.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Shelf Life of Music is so short, Why?

skey bottle..." music like that is over done. Rap music is still partly women bashing but the women rappers are making that different but regardless the women rappers are not commended for their singi ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

Violence in America.

n against another person. Children model themselves after adults they see, and when they see famous rappers, movie stars, and political figures solving their problems with violence, they want to do th ...

(3 pages) 56 2 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

The Rap on Rap.

e women, and adopt bad behavior. However, musicians sing or write songs about their experiences and rappers are not any different. The content of rap music is assembled through a rapper's connection w ... content of rap music is assembled through a rapper's connection with their geographic environment. Rappers defend themselves by claiming that rap is an art form and they rap on what they see and the ...

(7 pages) 66 0 3.9 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

A review of Spike Lee's "Bamboozled"

this controversy.Spike Lee is trying to show people that a lot of African Americans in power, like rappers, actors, directors, etc. are only encouraging the notion of the stereotypical black person. ... im than his motivation for creating this show. Although at the end of the movie, where the gangster rappers kill Mantan because they disapprove of him degrading blacks, they fail to realize that they ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.0 Feb/2006

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