Song Lyric Prose Speech Objectives

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Zeeshan Zahid 05/31/20112 Spch. 275 Song Lyric/Prose Speech Objectives When many people think about hip/hop songs, the first thing they assume is that the only thing they rap about is drugs, money and sex. Well I’m here to tell you that most hip/hop artists, even though they have a “hard” side, can just as easily have a “soft” side. If you do a little research, you can find that almost every rapper has at least one song that can be considered positive. Today, I will be evaluating certain lyrics of some of the “hardest” types of artists. The first artist I’d like to start off with would be Tupac Shakur. Tupac was known a hot tempered rapper who had many enemies. After evaluating his song, “dear mama”, you get the sense that Tupac did have a soft side. When listening to the lyric, “I reminice on the stress I caused, it was hell ,Huggin on my mama from a jail cell”, Tupac
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Unformatted text preview: portrays an image that even though he was “hard”, he still had a soft side. Curtis Jackson, better known as rapper “50 cent” had been shot 9 times. He made a rap song called “best friend”. One particular lyric in the song is, “While you in your bubble bath, I'll come, wash on your back, When you puttin' on your lotion, I can help you with that”. Now, does that sound like the type of rapper who said “every night I talk to god, but he don’t say nothing back, I know he protecting me but I still stay with my gat”, from the song “many men”. These are just two examples of rappers who have a softer side. A rapper is a person first and performer second. You can see that sometimes they try to manipulate themselves as different people by performing, but no matter what, they can still show you that they have a soft side....
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course SPEECH 277 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Addison.

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