Week 2 Assignment .docx - Based on the readings this week answer the two following questions in 150 words per question 1 In this weeks readings the

Week 2 Assignment .docx - Based on the readings this week...

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Based on the readings this week, answer the two following questions in 150 words per question: 1. In this weeks' readings the Puerto Rican and Jamaican voice (specifically DJ Kool Herc losing his accent) were omitted from hip hop/rap culture while the Chicano voice was avidly expressed. In your opinion, what factors contributed to this binary of resistance and conformity? In other words, why do you think Chicanos held on to their language and slang, where other ethnic groups did not? 2. In hip hop/rap culture, how important is a name in the quest for identity formation? Use examples from the texts. 1. In my opinion, Chicanos held on to their language and slang where other ethnic groups did not by influencing hip hop culture in more ways that just musically. Chicanos made low-riders prominent in Los Angeles and the way of dressing fashionable. DJ Kool Herc lost his accent because at the time of him moving to New York, being Jamaican was not cool yet. DJ Kool Herc was faced with prejudice and distaste towards his culture. My
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