Rap, Culture, God; Quiz #2
1. How did the following battles influence the history of Rap:
Kool Moe Dee versus Busy Bee and KRS-One versus MC
Kool Moe Dee vs. Busy Bee:
They gave birth to the lyrical MC
Rap moves from party-style to con
Extra Credit Opportunities
Community service. 10 points, any non-profit can work as long as you bring a slip confirming you
4-5 page book summary on some book related to hip hop for another 10 points.
Attempt to describe what the beginni
DO NOT TAKE THE SONGS LIGHTLY. THEY ARE NOT COMPLETELY SUBJECTIVE. Memorize a couple of lives
to remember the theme.
Study Guide: Rap, Culture, and God
What is nihilism and what role does it play in hip hop?
Nihilism is when there is a disbelief of rel
Rap, Culture, and God Test Review
Slave spirituals hope for freedom
Prophet someone who claims the word of god, special affection/need for the outcast
Meaning of the Odyssey conflict between God is all powerful and evil in the world
1. Blues- develo
How did the following battles influence the history of Rap: Kool Moe Dee versus Busy Bee
and KRS-One versus MC Shan?
Kool Moe Dee winning the battle against Busy Bee changed the rap game and how raps started. The
shift to the new style of rapping. Birt
Most slaves belonged or participated in some forms of African religion; small percentage
were Muslim (15%)
African religion survived in Latin America but eradicated in North America
African religion was eradicated by Protestant Christianity
Tupac Live and Die in LA: lamenting the death of many young black men in America.
Orishas 537 Cuba: love for his country runs through his veins. I miss my landits always on my mind
His heart is torn.
The New Jim Crow: Michelle Alexander
Says there is a n