Essays about: "hip-hop music"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words hip-hop music.

  1. 1. Global Dichotomies on a Local Scale: A Grounded Theory Approach to Turkish Hip-Hop Culture

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Mert Gürbüz; [2021]
    Keywords : grounded theory; hip-hop music; subcultures; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The concepts of ‘Old School’ and ‘New School’, peculiar to hip-hop's lexicon, have long been framed by theories of subculture heavily drawing on a binary scale of authenticity and inauthenticity. This dichotomy is widely used to characterize a discursive conflict between the authentic aspects of hip-hop music and its excessively commercialized versions undermining hip-hop’s counter-hegemonic potential. READ MORE

  2. 2. Shopping for an I : Consumer identities in The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison and The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Alexandra Torsell Starud; [2019]
    Keywords : Postcolonialism; Intersectional; BLM; Consumerism;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates to role consumerism plays when young, black, underclass characters try to build their identities in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (1970) and Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give (2017). Through implementing intersectional analysis and postcolonial theory this essay discusses how social positions are read and understood in a mass culture that heavily favours the visual. READ MORE

  3. 3. Different in Hiphop : A Study on Childish Gambino Identity Creation

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för konst, kommunikation och lärande; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för konst, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Tim Junkers; Adal Langari; [2017]
    Keywords : Childish Gambino; Musicvideo; Hiphop; Identity; Childish Gambino; Musikvideo; Hiphop; Identitet;

    Abstract : The essay is based on Toby S. Jenkin's (2011) previous research on creating identity within the hiphop culture. By linking to the theories Identity (Hammrén & Johansson, 2009) and Representation (Hall, 2013) as well as using the analytical methods for text and visual form, Childish Gambinos identity has been analyzed. READ MORE

  4. 4. DO YOU HAVE THE TIME TO LISTEN TO ME WHINE? First person pronoun use in English pop lyrics

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Markus Berg; [2016-02-05]
    Keywords : sociolinguistics; quantitative study; statistical analysis; hip hop;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present study was to determine whether a pattern in first person pronounuse can be detected in the lyrics of different music genres. For this purpose, eighty songs wererandomly selected by Spotify's "Radio" feature, twenty from each of four different genres: hiphop, pop, punk, and club/house. READ MORE

  5. 5. Identity Performance in British Rock and Indie Music : Authenticity, Stylization, and Glocalization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Språk och språkvetenskap

    Author : Christine Schulze; [2014]
    Keywords : Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : This master’s thesis, departing from the work done by Peter Trudgill and Paul Simpson, aims at widening the scope of research on the identity performance of British rock and indie musicians by taking into account the influences and intersections of local and global social contexts. It not only analyzes the musicians’ accents but also focuses on their lyrics, music videos and statements in interviews. READ MORE