Thursday, March 21, 2019
Ebonics :: essays research papers
The use of Ebonics in belted ammunition lyrics is becoming more(prenominal) and more apparaent in at presents society because there are so many more people of exclusively cultures and age groups beginning to listen to rap. More and more of the younger generations today are imitating the style of their favorite rapper for example, today there are kids all around the world dressing up with baggy clothes, wearing their hats real low, and changing the way they speak so they can sound like their favorite rappers. The way that the use of Ebonics in rap has effected not only the American culture, but cultures all around the world shows just how popular Ebonics has become in todays society.     The lyrics from the rap by Jay-Z entitled "99 problems but a b*tch aint whiz" has great lyrics showing the way rap and Ebonics has effected the way African Americans are viewed as today in both a optimistic and negative aspect. In the first verse Jay-Z thrusts us a wide example how rap with the use of Ebonics has made him rich when he says,                          " belt ammunition mags try and use my black a**                          So advertisers can give em more cash for ads...f**kers                          I dont bash what you take me as                          or understand the intelligence that Jay-Z has                          Im from rags to ritches n***as i aint dumb..."However, Jay-Z also shows how rap and Ebonics also shin es a negative light when he says,                         "The year is 94 and my organic structure is raw                          In my rear view mirror is the mother fuckin righteousness                          I got two choices yall pull over the car or (hmmm)                          dance on the devil put the pedal to the floor                          Now i aint tryin to see no highway chase for Jay                           Plus i got a few dollars i can fight the case                          So i...pull over to the side of the road                          i heard "Son do you know what im stoppin you for?"                          Cause im young and im black and my hats real low                          But do i look like a mind reader sir, i dont know                          Am i under arrest or should i guess some mo?       &n bsp                 "Well you was doin fifty-five in a cardinal"