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Unformatted text preview: Social conditions Politics Roots in: Jazz Improvisation poetry HIP HOP AESTHETICS DJ According to Grandmaster Flash, a good DJ must have: 1. great skills on the turn table 2 great sound system 3. extensive collection Scratching 1 GMUS 203: Music in America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture Outline: Black Music 1970s-1990s Language Rap texts B-Boy bad boy, Street authenticity HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF RAP Origins: Bronx, NY. Artists: Afrika Bambaataa original dj Grandmaster Flash pioneer dj KRS One homeless graffiti artist, in 80s, when crack came out, Public Enemy 3s es, real heavy shit going down, N.W.A Today was a good day, Fuck the Police result of beating of Rodney King and LA riots, Ice Cube just living another 24 hrs., lots of people getting killed Arrested Development come from the south, knowledge of black liberation, I am everyday, People everyday, 2...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course GMUS 203 taught by Professor Connel during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.
- Spring '08