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Hip-Hop in the 1990s
Choose from these words to fill the blanks below:
Lauryn, underground, badboy, sampling, fraternity, creativity, rock, Death, jazz, Shady, introspective, copyright, Notorious, Softly, rap, Stardust, Detroit
Hip-Hop in the 1990s
has a difficult relationship with         
in a way it is like         , which is outside of rock, but in another way, it is part of rock
gained momentum in the 1980s in an                        scene
began in the 1970s
Run-D.M.C. made it mainstream
by the end of the 80s,        is a force clearly to be reckoned with
increased technology that comes with digital                 
instead of analog style
leads to a fight to who owns the                    and legal wrangling
seeming feud between New York and Los Angeles
West Coast
           Row Records
owned by Suge Knight
Dr. Dre
1993 The Chronic
Snoop Doggy Dogg
East Coast
Bad Boy Records
Sean Combs
Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Diddy
import moving force in East Coast sound
The                    B.I.G.
1995 Ready to Die
1997 Live After Death
1997 Biggie Smalls was killed in Los Angeles, a victim of a drive-by shooting
Wu-Tang Clan
from Staten Island
1997 Wu Tang Forever
launches the careers of the members
born as Marshall Mathers
a white rapper
outside the norm
won 1997 free-style rap competition in Los Angeles
1999 The Slim            LP
adopts a persona
becomes Slim Shady
sings about his anger
2000 The Marshall Mathers LP
a famous              who knows just how to get a reaction
some people saw the intelligence and                      in what he was doing
Eminem adopts a persona in this album
Beatles becomes Sergeant Pepper
Jim Morrison becomes the Lizard King
David Bowie becomes Ziggy                 
Beastie Boys
1998 Hello Nasty
matures from a bunch of rowdy                      guys to a more socially conscious group
advocating for Eastern religion
De La Soul
2000 Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump
positive and                            lyrics
Haitian rappers
             Hill also in the group
1996 The Score
features "Killing Me             "
Lauryn Hill
1998 The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Doo Wop That Thing

Ideas and Concepts:

Nostalgia and innocence of the 80s via tonight's History of Rock class:

"Personal Jesus was a song by the English electronic band Depeche Mode, released on August 28, 1989 as the lead single from their seventh album, Violator. The single reached No. 13 on the UK Singles Chart and in Germany, the single is one of the band's longest-charting songs, staying on the country's singles chart for 23 weeks.

It's a song about being a Jesus for somebody else, someone to give you hope and care. It's about how everybody's heart is like a god in some way.

Feeling unknown, And you're all alone, Flesh and bone, By the telephone, Lift up the receiver, I'll make you a believer, Take second best, Put me to the test, Things on your chest, You need to confess, I will deliver, You know I'm a forgiver"
Alternate personalities in Rock and Roll via this mornings's History of Rock class:

"Marshall Bruce Mathers, professionally known as Eminem, is an American entertainer and rapper. Although he plays out the persona of a famous bad boy who knows just how to get a reaction, many people including Elton John suggest that they see the intelligence and creativity in what he is doing.

In the late 1990s, Eminem adopted for his albums and performances a persona named Slim Shady, a move that had its precedences in the history of Rock, e.g. the Beatles becoming Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Jim Morrison becoming the Lizard King, and David Bowie becoming Ziggy Stardust.

In the case of Slim Shady, this persona is played out as a kind of alter ego of Eminem, the evil and mischievous side of him. Eminem raps through the point of view of Slim, a childish drug dealer, drug taker, immortal, murdering, raping scumbag, someone who makes a lot of disgusting jokes and does a good bit of horrible mischievous things."
1970s: Hippie Aesthetic, Corporate Rock, Disco, and Punk
British Blues-Based Bands and the Roots of Heavy Metal
American Blues Rock and Southern Rock
The Era of Progressive Rock
Jazz Rock in the 70s
Theatrical Rock: KISS, Bowie, and Alice Cooper
American Singer-Songwriters of the 70s
British and Canadian Singer-Songwriters
Country Rock's Influence on 1970s Music
Black Pop in the 1970s
Sly Stone and His Influence on Black Pop, Funk, and Psychedelic Soul
Motown in the 1970s
Philadelphia Sound and Soul Train
Blaxploitation Soundtracks
The Uniqueness of James Brown
Bob Marley and the Rise of Reggae
The Backlash Against Disco
1975-1980: The Rise of the Mega-Αlbum
Continuity Bands in the 1970s
Rock and Roll in the Second Half of the 1970s
U.S. Punk 1967-1975
1974-77: Punk in the UK
American New Wave 1977-80
British New Wave 1977-80
The Hippie Aesthetic: 1966-1980
The Rise of MTV
Michael Jackson: MTV's Unexpected Boon
Madonna as Disruptive Shock Artist
Prince and Janet Jackson
Other Groups Who Benefited from MTV
1980s New Traditionalists and New Wave
1980s New Acts, Old Styles and Blue-Eyed Soul
1970s Progressive Rock Adapts to the 80s
1980's Heavy Metal
1980s Heavy Metal and L.A. Hair Bands
1980s Ambitious Heavy Metal
The Beginning of Rap
1980s: Rap Crosses Over to Mainstream
Late 1980s Hard Core Rap
Punk Goes Hardcore
Late 80s Indie Rock Underground
1990s: The Rise of Alternative Rock
1990s Indie Rock and the Question of Selling Out
1990s Metal and Alternative Extensions
Hip-Hop in the 1990s
Classic Rock of the 1990s
1990s Jam Bands and Britpop
Female Singer-Songwriters of the 1990s
The Rise of Teen Idols in the 1990s
1990s Dance Music