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Facts 1. hip hop commands a huge market share of recording sales aroudn the world (not counting unauthorized downloads) 2. but the most popular type of hip hop is American So how does hip hop translate into other countries? Other languages? Other cultures? Different tendencies “Hip hop represents African diaspora, so it is intertwined with black identity.” Vs. “hip hop speaks to any marginalized group”. What do you sample if you’re a DJ from France? Germany? Japan? Do you rap in English, or your own language? Because a lot of people around the world learn English its possible for a foreign rapper to rap in English Die Fantastischen Vier, “Die da?!” (1992) – the german version of the beastie boys – Early 90s European club music sounded like this if you took away the rap. Advanced Chemistry, “Fremd in eigenen Land” (1992) – members of this hip hop crew are of Turkish descent and are complaining that its crazy how they consider themselves full German citizens yet they couldn’t get a passport. More of a message and political statement.
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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.

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musc11.29notes - Facts 1. hip hop commands a huge market...

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