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Unformatted text preview: Art rap and jazz rap-What are the associations of Jazz?-scatting, improvisation, americas music, brass instruments, americas 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 didnt get a lot of attention Digable Planets rebirth of slick (cool like dat) (1993)-didnt fit in with the media representations of what hip hop is supposed to be didnt 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 theyre 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