Hip Hop as a Cultural Force Term Paper by cee-cee

Hip Hop as a Cultural Force
This paper shows how hip hop has grown to become a fundamental aspect of world music culture.
# 115684 | 1,043 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 | US

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The paper attempts to show that hip hop is not merely a musical genre of the disempowered, but a fundamental aspect of contemporary discourse that plays a vital role in our globalized culture. The paper explains the lyrics and writing styles of hip hop and describes its production and recording. The paper also discusses the most famous and popular hip hop artists and concludes that hip hop has grown to become a fundamental expression of global youth culture.

History of Hip Hop
Lyrics & Writing Styles
Producing and Recording
Famous Artists

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Davey D. "The History of Hip Hop." N.D. Retrieved April 16, 2008 from: http://www.daveyd.com/raptitle.html.
  • Kenner, Rob. "Dancehall." The Vibe History of Hip-hop, ed. Alan Light. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1999.
  • Rose, Tricia. Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1994.

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