Snoop Doggy Dogg Gangster Rap
3,673 wordsWhen you listen to a rap song, what are you listing to? You are listening to words that kids shouldnt listen to. All you hear are explicit lyrics. This kind of music is being sold to young children without any thought or concern. When many children listen to this kind of music they think that was being said in the songs is not wrong or against the law. The lyrics in many songs contain violent and explicit lyrics that usually talk about killing someone along with sounds of gunshots in the backgro...
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1,550 wordsAs we approach the new millenium, the Hip-Hop culture that we know and love is quickly becoming an enterprise for rich marketers to exploit. The culture has been divided so much, now people only know Hip-Hop as "rap music" and not as the culture that it once was. The problem is that Hip-Hop music is such an influencing medium for the youth to communicate with, that people all around the world have gained a respect for Hip-Hop that they dont usually have for any other kinds of music. Thus, the mu...
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Order To Make Record Companies
1,076 wordsIn the music industry various artists work hard in order to make music that many people enjoy listening to. They then sell their music to record companies such as Arista, RCA, Warner Brothers, and Jive, just to name a few. These record companies make multi million-dollar deals with these artists with the intentions that once they distribute the artists music to the record stores they will be selling a favorable amount of albums. In todays ever advancing technology, music is basically being stole...
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453 wordsIn America, millions of people are being accused of stealing from the music industry. People using the Internet, specifically Napster, are being accused of stealing. A. The record companies in America are filing lawsuits against Napster under the terms that they are helping with piracy of their music. However, if they were worried about copying music for free, who do the same record companies, such as Sony, produce tape recorders with two slots so you can easily copy tapes? B. There is no concre...
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Record Companies Internet Companies
661 wordsFrom the publics point of view we think Napster should be able to offer a service to the public that lets us copy music for free. Unlike mp 3. com, Napster doesnt profit from offering this service to the public. In mp 3. coms case, by making us pay a fee mp 3. com in return should also pay a fee to the licensed owner of the music. We feel that this would be fair to us and to the record companies. The record companies should also receive a share of the profits. If Internet companies are profiting...
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Mp 3 Files Dave Matthews
1,684 wordsIn 1998, a computer science major at Northeastern University, sat in front of his computer and started to create a program that would help the common man, spark controversy, and change and revolutionize the music industry. His name is Shawn Fanning, and his creation is Napster. Napster would forever change the way people would listen, share and acquire music, and the music industry would never again be the same. Napster, launched early in 1999, allows Internet users to share and download MP 3 fi...
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Rage Against The Machine Record Companies
1,355 wordsFor many years the record companies have fixed record prices to avoid competing with each other and to maximize their profits. Currently, the record companies are collaborating in order to force Napster to shut down. The record companies are claiming that Napster is breaking copyright laws. Napster is a peace of software available for free on the Internet, which allows you to download almost any song you can think of. All you need to get Napster is a computer and Internet connection, the faster ...
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21 St Century Listen To Music
1,357 wordsThe evolution of music in the 21 st Century has set a precedence for the future music, as we know it. Inspired by a fire and passion that revs up the soul; music is the soundtrack to our lives. When we are happy we listen to music, when we are sad we listen to music. Music satisfies and spawns a plethora of emotions that are held bottled up with in us; some use music as a vehicle to express deep thoughts and emotions, others use it to just let off steam that is built from the stress that life br...
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U S C Intellectual Property
1,651 wordsIntroduction As technology improves, the current laws about intellectual property and copyright are being challenged. Copying of nearly everything, from sound, to text, to video is made simple with computers, the Internet, scanners, CD burners and other technology. Specifically, this paper examines how the conflicts between intellectual property laws and technology are affecting the music industry. The U. S. Department of Commerce estimated in the 1980 s the worldwide value of pirated music to b...
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Recording Industry Association Mp 3 Files
1,566 words... member of the Grammy-nominated band Garbage who have put up rarities on their site, feels that the technology is "a cool way to distribute things that otherwise may not get released. In the process of recording, you end up with a lot of odds and ends that may be of interest to fans but aren't necessarily something you want to put out as an official release" (Goodman 25). Chuck D, who is well known for being unhappy with his former record label and embraces the technology of the Internet, acc...
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Recording Industry Association Intellectual Property
1,401 words... for users to download an MP 3 (even an illegal one) and then decide to purchase an album is still there, but is probably reduced if all material is available for free on the Internet. Discussion While there are many debates about what is going on with copyright laws and technology, one thing is clear: change is inevitable. For better or worse, with every new technology, new regulations seem to appear. And, whether we agree with it or not, regulations are already in the works for digital musi...
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Peer To Peer Rule Of Law
1,835 wordsThe latter half of the twentieth century has seen a dramatic decline in the price of reproduction technologies much to the displeasure of the copyright industry. The technological progression has been virtually unstoppable: the photocopier to the cassette recorder, the video tape recorder to the newly developed recordable CD. The spread of the Internet over the past 10 years has resulted in the new development of the abrupt decline in the price of distribution technologies. The Internet has perm...
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Civil Liberties Union Senate Hearings
856 wordsBeginning in the 1980 s, religious fundamentalists and some parents' groups have waged a persistent campaign to limit the variety of cultural messages available to American youth by attacking the content of some of the music industry's creative products. These attacks have taken numerous forms, including a call by the Parents' Music Resource Center (PMRC) for the labeling of recordings whose themes or imagery relate to sexuality, violence, drug or alcohol use, suicide or the 'occult, ' and prose...
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Snoop Doggy Dogg Wall Street Journal
4,219 wordsStacey Hawkins English 2 sec. 34 11 - 21 - 96 Gangsta Rap and Violence Go Hand in Hand Mr. Officer, I want to see you latin in a coffin, sir, from The Chronic and F the police, from N. W. A. , are few lyrics from the music genre gangsta rap. This kind of music is being sold to young children without any thought of concern. When many children listen to this kind of music they think that was being said in the songs is not wrong or against the law. The lyrics in many songs contain violent and expli...
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Rave Scene Record Companies
2,332 wordsComputers and Music Over centuries past, music has seen leaps and bounds in the enhancement of theory, instruments, and recording arts. The first major leap was the invention of the piano in 1709 by Bartolomeo Cristofori. From that first major step came the introduction of electronic instruments short after the harnessing of electricity which came in the early 19 th century. Soon after that came recording and then on to synthesizers and eventually digital recording. As computers were introduced ...
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Contributing Factor Direct Correlation
1,218 wordsDoes Listening To Rap Music Encourage Teenagers Does Listening To Rap Music Encourage Teenagers To Act Violently? Chris Forrester English 102 9 - 03 - 00 Lyrical Violence Music is a prominent force in adolescent lives; according to the American Medical Association, American adolescents spend a total of four and a half hours a day listening to music and watching music videos. Parents are increasingly weary of suggestive, violent, lyrical content in popular music. A University of California study ...
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Ten Per Cent Record Companies Music
609 wordsThe music business is experiencing a recession where record sales are reaching all-time lows. All record companies have in the last few years experienced a considerable decrease in sales. Finding the cause or causes of this has naturally become a major concern for all of them. Some blame the recession in the West in general, but that can hardly explain why one industry is losing out so much more than others. Music today is less from the heart than it used to be only ten years ago. It is mostly a...
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Special Interest Groups John Stuart Mill
9,500 words. INHEAD . AD Music and Censorship Victor Lombardi December 1991 Second Reader: Alan Stuart Instructor: Richard Hixon Introduction Our society today largely views censorship as a method that has disappeared from liberal cultures since the enlightenment with the exception of restrictions in time of war. The enlightenment served to cripple the intolerance of incisive religious and government leaders, but did not obliterate censorship altogether. Instead, the job of expurgating unacceptable ideas h...
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Shawn Fanning Compact Disk
348 wordsFor Napster Debate Napster Debate For a project in college eighteen-year old Shawn Fanning wrote a program for a way to download music off the internet. He later put the program on the internet and Napster was born. Napster is a program that allows you to download music on the internet. Since this program is free, many people have downloaded Napster. Since Napster got so many users in so short of a time, a lot of artist and record companies started to take notice. All of the songs that were bein...
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Record Companies Napster Users
1,260 wordsMusic blares from the speakers every morning as I sit down to type my homework. 320 songs from many different artists and genres of music are available in my library. Most of these are local artists, one hit wonders, and acts that I have discovered through Napster. Because I am not willing to dish out the $ 150 plus for a burner or spend the money buying every one of these CD s, the only time of day I have to listen to these songs is while using the computer for educational or recreational use. ...
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