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My informative speech on the Golden Era of Hip Hop

My informative speech on the Golden Era of Hip Hop

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  • Let’s think about hip hop nowadays. What is connotative with hip hop? Look at the most popular songs to day and anyone of them could include…
  • Let’s think about hip hop nowadays. What is connotative with hip hop? Look at the most popular songs to day and anyone of them could include…
  • …violence
  • …money
  • …women
  • …and the glamorization of drugs.But is wasn’t always that way.
  • …and the glamorization of drugs.But is wasn’t always that way.
  • As a fan of good music and as a fan of good poetry. When I was around eleven or twelve I would listen to the radio stations, 106 KMEL or WILD 94.9. I’d watch MTV everyday. However, there came a time where I was just straight up sick with the rap and beats that were being put out every month or so. I never liked the emphasis on busting caps in your asses or the equation of men being pimps and women being ho’s. I started listening less frequently and then all together just tuned out of radio and t.v. I wanted something that wasn’t the same tired beat or had a more constructive message that rappers were trying to get across.
  • KRS-ONE is one of the better known rappers who are still relevant and performing today. His name suggests, “Knowledge Reigns Supreme Over Nearly Everyone” and knowledge is a subject that he often focuses on within his raps. As a teenager, KRS-ONE lived in homeless shelters within the South Bronx area where he cultivated his interest in hip hop and dabbled in Hare Krishna spirituality. His first bout with success came with his band, Boogie Down Productions with DJ Scott La Rock. During this time he founded the Stop The Violence Movement after a fan was killed after a show with public enemy. KRS performed with many other big name rappers in a benefit concert supporting his movement. KRS went on to have a lasting career in hip hop and founded Temple of Hip Hop, a culture recognized by the UN, to encourage people to preserve the hip hop culture and write socially conscious lyrics. Some his most famous songs are…

Golden Era of Hip Hop Golden Era of Hip Hop Presentation Transcript

  • HIP HOP
  • HIP HOP
    (NOWADAYS)
  • HIP HOP
    (NOWADAYS)
  • HIP HOP
    (NOWADAYS)
  • HIP HOP
    (NOWADAYS)
  • HIP HOP
    (NOWADAYS)
  • HIP HOP
  • THE
    GOLDEN
    AGE OF HIP
    HOP
    1985-1995
  • “[The golden age was a time] when it seemed that every new single reinvented the genre”
    -
  • “[The golden age was a time] when it seemed that every new single reinvented the genre”
    -
    “There were so many important, groundbreaking albums coming out right about that time.”
    -
    Sia Michel, Editor-in-chief for
  • “[The golden age was a time] when it seemed that every new single reinvented the genre”
    -
    “There were so many important, groundbreaking albums coming out right about that time.”
    -
    Sia Michel, Editor-in-chief for
     "The thing that made that era so great is that nothing was contrived. Everything was still being discovered and everything was still innovative and new”
    -
    Sway Calloway
  • CHARACTERISTICS
    BEATS
  • CHARACTERISTICS
    SAMPLED JAZZ, ROCK, ELECTROIC
    AND FUNK MUSIC
    BEATS
  • CHARACTERISTICS
    SAMPLED JAZZ, ROCK, ELECTROIC
    AND FUNK MUSIC
    COMPLEX WORDPLAY AND
    “LYRICAL KUNG FU”
    BEATS
  • CHARACTERISTICS
    SAMPLED JAZZ, ROCK ELECTROIC
    AND FUNK MUSIC
    COMPLEX WORDPLAY AND
    “LYRICAL KUNG FU”
    BEATS
    EMPHASIS ON BLACK NATIONALISM
    AND AFROCENTRICTY
  • CHARACTERISTICS
    SAMPLED JAZZ, ROCK ELECTROIC
    AND FUNK MUSIC
    COMPLEX WORDPLAY AND
    “LYRICAL KUNG FU”
    BEATS
    EMPHASIS ON BLACK NATIONALISM
    AND AFROCENTRICTY
    INDIVIDUAL SOUND WAS
    DETERMINED BY REGION
  • THE ALBUMS
  • SO WHAT HAPPENED?
  • "In the beginning, when we started, you had rap groups striving to say something new, to be different from one another. But now it seems like rap artists are all trying to sound the same so that they can hang on to their record contracts.”
    -
    Chuck D., Public Enemy
  • IN CONCLUSION
  • (THANK YOU)