MUSIC-2520-Week-9.docx - Week 9 Beef Part 2 Notes Beef Generation of MCs that dont know the line between the streets and the business Raised on beef Bi

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Week 9 Beef Part 2 NotesBeef -Generation of MC’s that don’t know the line between the streets and the business-Raised on beef -Bi coastal Feuds went from battling as Emcees/Rappersto the fact that “which crew would prevail in physical combat.”-We’ve pushed through the early years of gangster rap. The old generation grew into it, but the new guys came into the business like that -1996 the apex of the east coast- west coast rivalry. Tu-Pac puts out video following the Soul Train Awards called Hit ‘Em Up, (1996-the symbol for the beginning of the end of the east coast- west coast feud) a very insultory video that guarantees Tu-Pac’s and Biggie’s death.-1996-> Death row records and Bad Boy Records had a physical fight at Soul Train MusicAwards, East vs West, Mafioso records -Hit em up record was a defining moment for Tupac. (1986??)-Gangster rap-> dip into Y2K to look-Tu-pac died- September 13, 1996,-After Tupac’s death moved onto Y2K, people like 50 cents,common-Biggie died- March 9th, 1997-We’re dabbling in the mid-late 90s and the move onto the Y2k people like 50 cent, Common, Etc.
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