An Analysis of the Effect of Hip-Hop on Influencing Change Introduction Hip-hop culture and rap music, specifically, have done as much, if not more, than any other genre of music beginning in the 20th century to create a young, cohesive, politically savvy population of artists, producers and, now, global cultural icons that have created tremendous cultural influence, political power and economic wealth for themselves and for the artists that many of them support and foster to new careers. Due mainly to modern globalization, the factors that have created and molded hip hop culture have converged to speed up worldwide diffusion of the art form and culture of hip hop. This paper will examine the emergence of hip-hop culture on forming the...The end:
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