Paper 2- Aesthetics Are the Difference

Paper 2- Aesthetics Are the Difference

Kyle Messenger Eng 123 Eric Drown March 12, 2020 Aesthetics Are the Difference Music has been a part of our culture forever. But, there are trends of certain kinds of artists switching their styles and essentially joining a different culture. This scenario has become an interesting conversation amongst white or female artists in rap culture today. For the most part, these kinds of artists tend to decline their success once entering this culture. Is it because of their skin color?…

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Aesthetics Are the Difference

Aesthetics Are the Difference

Kyle Messenger Eng 123 Eric Drown March 12, 2020 Music has been a part of our culture forever. But, there are trends of certain kinds of artists switching their styles and essentially joining a different culture. This scenario has become an interesting conversation amongst white or female artists in rap culture today. For the most part, these kinds of artists tend to decline their success once entering this culture. Is it because of their skin color? Or, is there a…

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Hw- 3/11 pre write extension

Hw- 3/11 pre write extension

In an article about culture appropriation in the music industry, author James O. Young gives us his information on the difference between “taking” or “making”  music from an artist or genre. He then soon explains how music can be labeled as taking. The term he used to describe the factor that creates a negative label for the artist is because they had some sort of aesthetic difference. An aesthetic of something is a set of principles underlying and guiding the…

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HW- 3/9

HW- 3/9

In James O. Young article called, “Is Cultural Appropriation Ever Okay?” He expands upon his argument of the reason why different rappers of different race such as white, are failing because they display an “aesthetic difference” compared to the other artists in hip-hop. Young repeatedly refers to his reasoning for cultural appropriation off of  the artist’s style and how it is presented. In addition, aesthetic means to appreciate beauty and respecting the so called guidelines for artists in their field….

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HW- 3/6

HW- 3/6

In an article about culture appropriation in the music industry, author James O. Young gives us his information on the difference between “taking” or “making”  music from an artist or genre. He then soon explains how music can be labeled as taking. The term he used to describe the factor that creates a negative label for the artist is because they had some sort of aesthetic difference. An aesthetic of something is a set of principles underlying and guiding the…

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Coming to Terms

Coming to Terms

In an article about culture appropriation in the music industry, author James O. Young gives us his information on the difference between “taking” or “making”  music from an artist or genre. He then soon explains how music can be labeled as taking. The term he used to describe the factor that creates a negative label for the artist is because they had some sort of aesthetic difference. An aesthetic of something is a set of principles underlying and guiding the…

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3 paragraph HW

3 paragraph HW

In the music culture, there have been a few topics that haven’t necessarily been completely sought out and have been determined. There have been rappers such as Eminem who has been very successful in the last two decades. He is white, but there are other white rappers/artists  or even females that have been shunned out of the rap game because of their background, ethnicity, and gender. Why? Most people believe their content crosses their line of culture appropriation. What is…

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Chart and 2 paragraphs

Chart and 2 paragraphs

Author Problem Strohl- Women in rap “Iggy and Miley have become such thoroughgoing rap pariahs because they have shown wanton disrespect to the very form they borrow from.” (strohl para. 2) This explains how they have been gotten criticized and shunned because they have disrespected their own culture of their profession Coleman-Women in rap Author Elizabeth Colemen believes the female rappers aren’t successful because of sexism.This is interesting because personally I believe it is because of the overall quality of…

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Music hw feb 23

Music hw feb 23

Question #1 cultural appropriation Female rappers in general face harsher critical scrutiny and struggle to overcome widespread biases (how many female rappers falling between Lil’ Kim and Nicki Minaj can the casual fan name?). (Strohl para. 1) The author tries to explain how it is hard to critique white rappers without the use of gerrymandering. Iggy and Miley have become such thoroughgoing rap pariahs because they have shown wanton disrespect to the very form they borrow from. (strohl para. 2)…

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