Definition of Genres

Definition of Genres - 3.2 Definition of Genres - system of...

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3.2 Definition of Genres - system of classifying cultural productions based on similarities and dissimilarities. - diversification of hiphop o sub genre. .. message rap, party rap, gangsta rap, player rap, gimmick rap, feminist rap. .. (some genres are fads), jazz fusion, smokin songs. .. Brief Timeline of HipHop and the Recording Industry 1979: the Sugarhill Gang records “Rappers Delights” on Sugar Hill Records for the first commercial rap record. 1979: Kurtis Blow releases “Christmas Rappin” on Mercury Records, first rapper on a major label; “The Breaks”: huge success. 1980: Blondie releases “Rapture”; introduces rap to “downtown” white audiences. 1981: Grandmaster Flash’s “Adventures on the Wheels of Steel” is the 1 st rap record to bring the real sounds of live DJ scratching on wax. 1982: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five release “The Message” in June of Sugar Hill Records; peaks at #4 on Billboard. 1983:
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course 050 247 taught by Professor Nicolefleetwood during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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