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Unformatted text preview: Art rap and jazz rap-What are the associations of Jazz?-scatting, improvisation, “america’s music”, brass instruments, america’s classical music , prestige of native music in the country-Jazz when used in hip hop has cultural capital, able to invoke jazz in hip hop track seemed cooler and more intelligent-What are the cultural associations of classical music?-traditional, conservative, old white people-so when sampled…. Gang Starr “words I manifest” (1988)-not advocating radical change, but celebrating that we already have and what we can improve, moderate political stance-When MC is giving his speech invoking Malcom X-Loose beanie invokes: Izzy ….-intellectual black culture, but didn’t get a lot of attention Digable Planets “rebirth of slick (cool like dat)” (1993)-didn’t fit in with the media representations of what hip hop is supposed to be didn’t get a lot of plays A tribe called quest “excursions” (1991)-Why is it assimilationist? Wanna make sure they are intelligent and worldly and can express it, this is about cultural capital, want you to know they’re smart, celebrate about hip hop, Nas “I can” (2003)-sample of “Fur Elise” by Beethoven-is it weird that hes sampling white classical music to make this message?-Nas comes off kinda preachy and corny 11/15/11 Is hip-hop inherently misogynist?...
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- Fall '11
- Music, Madonna, Rapping, Missy Elliott, Lil Kim