Sounds like talking not rapping o Sounds like they dont know what they are

Sounds like talking not rapping o sounds like they

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Sounds like talking not rapping o Sounds like they don’t know what they are doing o The critics noticed that they sounded like themselves  like white people They were not trying to be anything they aren’t o Even their content is about white experiences Not rapping about black experiences o Their lyrics are obviously from educated people  they went to school o They were nasally – sounded like white people Gave them credibility later on More evidence that they were obsessed with rock and roll  o They sampled ACDC’s Back To Black in their song Rock Hard o The Beastie Boys like these types of bands o They go into the studio with a different musical background o They want to sample the rock artists that they like SONG: Rock Hard People had a problem with their sound o Didn’t think it was rap  sounded like shouting with lots of guitars o Sounds more hip-hop than rock Their songs are continuing to improve They opened for Madonna This group was laid back People thought they were mocking the rap business They were late for appointments  had a punk attitude o Didn’t care about anything that had to do with discipline and accountability In late 1986 their album was called License To Ill o Non-traditional o Unexpected hit for the Beastie Boys o They are making noise in the industry People like them at this time o White people were attracted to them o Rock and roll kids were attracted to the rap business o It was alternative music to many people back then “ill” means sick today  like “cool” o Describes something that you are impressed with For everyone that loved them, there was someone else who hated them o People would argue if their music was credible, while others thought they were doing a disservice to rap o Black people thought that they would take over and gain popularity past their black music They were feared Rick Rubin and Russell Simmons were just waiting for an “out-ist” to come along
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Find an artist that white people can love as this would lead to success The Beastie Boys were the new style  nothing else like them If they were disciplined their careers would have lasted longer o They never did anything they were told to do SONG: The New Style o Sampled Newcleus o The song had violence o Nelson thinks there is homophobia in this song o Jimmy page is also mentioned in this song  famous guitarist Rap is becoming more familiar to white kids o New market for the albums The Beastie Boys are a hit o Despite scepticism people supported them People thought the Beastie Boys were mocking rap  just in it for the money o If they weren’t actually true to rap why would they be in it ?
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  • Winter '11
  • RonWestray
  • Hip hop music, Beastie Boys

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