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Unformatted text preview: Early Hip Hop Did not have scratch noise Heavy percussion and beat to each song. Strong bass Beat is looped over and over Rappers brag about themselves Pulse, Meter, rhythm, flow, beat, melody Rhymes at end of sentences Involvement of crowd Funk, Dub, and Soul – consisted of scatting, rhymes, tall tales, boasts, toasts, hip hop gets its rhythms from funk Scatting made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, King Tim III – Fatback Wild Style movie showed graffiti and the influence it had over early hip hop Played into hip hop culture Hip Hop America – George Nelson. Book about breaking, tagging, funk, disco, and hip hop culture Gangster Rap Mentions life in difficult areas to live such as Compton Glorifies mistreating women, beating people up, guns, crack, cocaine Talks about how tough one is and their hood is Around this time crime rates and drug dealing is skyrocketing East vs. West: Tupac vs. Biggie Smalls Hip Hop originating to LA now through Dre, NYC doesn’t like it as evidenced by “Tim Dog –...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course MUSC 420 taught by Professor Joannademers during the Fall '11 term at USC.
- Fall '11