Rap And Rock ‘n’ Roll

“History will repeat itself.” Many people believe that this quote is true, but for me, I think it is only partially correct. Wars will happen like in the past but now the wars will be different. We have more firepower now. The wars will end more quickly but with more structural and death. In addition, some of the problems we face in today are not as important as it was in the past. One of the main problems was racism. In the past, racism was a big issue. People were killing each other because of race and one enslaved others because they thought they were more superior to others. These days racism is not much of an issue as in the past. It is still an issue but racism today is slowly losing ...

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whites was the only way to introduce new music made by the black artists. Here is a quote about how new music created by black artists were treated. When rock ‘n’ roll was sang by black artists, our society did accept it as music. They saw it as devil’s music. When Elvis, king of rock, sang rock ‘n’ roll, the music black artists sang became blues not rock ‘n’ roll. Whites didn’t wanted to admit that they enjoyed listening to black’s music so they changed rock ‘n’ roll into blues when black artists sang it.
“Invented, as many popular cultural historians agree, by Chuck Berry, who blended such black musical forms as gospel, the blues, and bop with country music, rock ‘n’ roll in the early 1950s was frequently denounced as the devil’s music, especially in the southern states where Elvis got his start. White musicians like Carl Perkins and Bill Halley adopted, and adapted, the new music, but when they did, black rock got reclassified as rhythm and blues, which then became code for ...

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Added: 6/10/2004 05:45:32 AM
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