2520 summary for Quiz 13 - Summary Eazy Does It Royalties a Beef 1 NWA vs Eazy E Beef a E didn't want to split royalties Jerry Heller Ex Rock Manager

2520 summary for Quiz 13 - Summary Eazy Does It Royalties a...

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Unformatted text preview: Summary: Eazy Does It: Royalties? a. Beef 1. NWA vs. Eazy E. Beef a. E didn't want to split royalties Jerry Heller- Ex Rock Manager teamed w/ Eazy E (made him sell out) a. 75,000 if NWA would sign a contract b. Ice Cube was smart, didn't sign 1. More business oriented 2. c. The deal messed NWA up for a long time Ice Cube Goes solo a. Amerikkka's Most Wanted- Gold in Two Weeks 1. Did not diss NWA b. NWA attacks w/ 100 miles and Runnin' c. Ice Cube- Jackin’ for beats - first diss 1. NWA –(album) Niggaz4 Life- bigger diss “Real Niggaz “ a. (Ice Cube) No Vaseline- hits hard, from Death Certificate 1.Disses Dre and J. Heller, ending the diss, and ‘uping the anti’ for battle records Dr. Dre find fault w/NWA(EE and Jerry Heller) Forms Death Row Records w/ Suge Knight 1. Threaten Ez E made Jerry Heller to be released from the contract. Death Row/ w/ Snoop vs. Easy E. Diss track from Tha Chronic- "F” w/ Dre' Day" (just acronym, please) (belittling of EZ E on video) EZ fires back w/Real M.F.’n G's (just acronym, please) from video 1. Emasculates Dre's previous World Class Wrecking Crew career 2. Claims that Dre didn’t start hollering Compton/ smoking weed till NWA EZ was emotionally scarred, according to sources. 1. Dies later this year from AIDS virus - 1995 Prominent East vs. West: Common vs Westside Connection (Ice Cube) Common’s Song: "I used to love her" Uses girlfriend as a Metaphor for the music (hip hop) that went to the West Coast and became Gangster Rap. Ice Cube and WSSH respond w/ *Westside Slaughter House (rap video) Common responded w/ Tha “B” In Yoo a. Contradicted his normally conscious rap persona Mid1990's- West Coast grows tired of labeling *Media propagandizes Hip Hop culture: a. Publicity b. Instigation c. False Rumors Ex. 1. Tupac had been sodomized in prison, etc 2. (Sean Combs) Puffy had to do w/ death of Jake Roble, Suge Knight’s close friend Summary: Streets Enter the Business a. 50 % thugs (your crew) 50% business( including the artist) Thugs want stripes to prove their loyalty to the artist Many times the artist is accused of deeds of the crew or crew member (furthering the complexity of the "picture). §༊ Emotional arousal make artist take things personally. §༊ Crews can influence the artist to "react.” BIG and TUPAC SPLIT : Video *Hit 'em Up- Tupac Shakur- 1996 (2520- YouTube this) Sept 13, - 1996 Tupac is killed March 9,1997, B.I.G. is killed Vibe magazine gets the heat for instigating the WC/EC feud. Tupac was around the wrong crowd Starts fight w Orlando Anderson a common Los Angeles gang member Several hours later, Tupac is shot dead in his car (BMW 500 series) just off the Las Vegas strip. a. Soldiers( Crew/Thugs)failed at their job, while looting the resources. b. Captain/Tupac dies (age old tale) Treaty comes about in 1997- Farrakan/ TNOI calls intervention in Chicago, in an attempt to resolve disputes peacefully. Notable Peace Makers in Hip Hop: ZULU Nation JIm Brown ( Ex- NFL; Actor; Activist) Russell Simmons Labels are sometimes accused of not valuing the lives of the Artist but the catalog: Beefs Continued in the late 90's in greater numbers than ever before Tupac Amaru Shakur Also known as 2Pac, Pac, Makaveli Born June 16, 1971 East Harlem, Manhattan, New York Occupations Rapper, songwriter, actor, record producer, poet, screenwriter, activist Years active 1989 – 1996 Tupac was a rapper and is one of the best- selling music artists in the world, with 75 million albums sold to date. 2Pac was born in the East Harlem section of Manhattan in New York City. He was named after Túpac Amaru II, a Peruvian revolutionary who led an indigenous uprising against Spain and was subsequently executed. His mother, Afeni Shakur, was an active member of the Black Panther Party in New York in the late 1960s and early 1970s; Shakur was born just one month after her acquittal on more than 150 charges of "Conspiracy against the United States government and New York landmarks" in the New York Panther 21 court case. TUPAC Discography 2Pacalypse Now 1991 - Gold Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z. 1993 - Platinum Me Against the World 1995 - 2× Platinum On the night of September 13, 1996, Shakur was shot four times in a drive- by shooting in the Las Vegas metropolitan area in Nevada. He died six days later of respiratory failure and cardiac arrest at the University Medical Center. ...
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