rap music

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Synonyms for rap music

genre of African-American music of the 1980s and 1990s in which rhyming lyrics are chanted to a musical accompaniment

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Barbara Dority, "The War on Rock and Rap Music," SEPT/OCT1990
Breaking away from the stereotypical view that rapping is all about big chains, hats, and 'money and women', Caldon firmly believes that good rap music is about a good set of lyrics coupled with a beautiful beat and melody.
The North East is not known for its rap music, but ABSORB - aka Ben Traviss from County Durham - is determined to put the region on the map.
Jamie Porter, defending at Dorchester crown court, said: "He was in a very noisy wing where rap music was being played day and night.
Rap music (a rhythmic style of chanting or poetry often presented in 16-bar measures or time frames) is a manifestation of "Hip-Hop," a broad conglomerate of artistic forms including DJing, breakdancing and graffiti, that originated in the South Bronx communities of New York City in the early 1970's.
In fact, rap music made its way into Thursday's shooting.
Mohamed, a taxi driver, tried to kill his time while waiting for subsidised diesel by listening to the raucous "Okka and Ortego' rap music, which reflected "the defiant spirit" within him.
The impressive backgrounds of both Hadley and Yancy bring strength to their argument, which not only suggests the use of rap music in therapy, but contends that it is "about as close to perfection as one can get to a therapeutic medium
Rap a means of change Twenty three-year-old Nadir Mohammed Haidar started performing rap music three years ago, depending on himself by composing, performing and recording songs on his laptop.
When rap music first came out, people were like, We don't understand this, what is this, it's just a fad.
When rap music first came out, people were like, 'We don't understand this, what is this, it's just a fad'.
Scholars and critics point to rap music as a genre that is completely negative and only diminishes the progress of the Black community by offering and supporting stereotypes of African Americans (Johnson, Jackson and Gatto 1995; Carpentier, Knobloch and Zillman 2003).
JIHAN MILADI DOHA FOR decades rap music or hip-hop has been ruling the charts in the US and Europe.
Utilizing an Afrocentric methodological framework, this dissertation research seeks to examine the general public perceptions of African American women as reflected in rap music videos, and to determine how African American females perceive the images that are presented of them in rap music videos.
Are you seriously trying to make a marketing point by equating rap music with "great value"?