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In the News (Tue 18 Jun 19) - Minute by minute from the Grammys
Grammy gold: A few of tonight's country winners during the pre-telecast: Gretchen Wilson, for best female country vocal performance; Tim McGraw, for best male country vocal performance; the Dixie Chicks, for best country performance by a duo or group with vocal; and Loretta Lynn and Jack White, for best country collaboration with vocals.
Among them: U2, for best rock song; Brian Wilson, for best rock instrumental performance; Ray Charles, for best pop vocal album; Kanye West for best rap song; and John Mayer, for best male pop vocal performance.
For Danny: Steve Earle just accepted his award for the best contemporary folk album with a brief, to-the-point acceptance speech: "This one is for Danny Goldberg." Goldberg is chairman of Earle's label, Artemis Records, which released Earle's latest release, The Revolution Starts... /life/music/awards/grammys/2005-02-13-blog_x.htm   (4876 words)

 43rd Annual Grammy Awards set to air Wednesday
Along with best rap album, Eminem is nominated for album of the year, best rap solo performance and best rap performance by a duo or group.
Her song "I Hope You Dance" is also nominated for song of the year, best female country vocal performance and best album of the year.
Hill is nominated for four awards including song of the year, best female country vocal performance, best country collaboration with vocals for her duet with husband TimMcGraw and best country album for "Breathe." /ALESTLE/library/SPRING2001/feb20/grammy.html   (618 words)

 CBS News Grammy Nominations Go West December 8, 2004 03:38:10
He competes against himself in the best rap-sung collaboration with the songs "Slow Jamz," performed along with Twista and actor-singer Jamie Foxx, and "All Falls Down," which he performed with Syleena Johnson.
Half of West's 10 nominations were in the rap field, including best rap album.
The group was nominated for record of the year and best rock song for the title track and best rock album. /stories/2004/12/07/entertainment/main659597.shtml   (618 words)

 CBS News Grammy Nominations Go West December 8, 2004 03:38:10
The best new artist class spanned soul, rap, country and pop, with nominees Gretchen Wilson, country's self-proclaimed "Redneck Woman," rapper West, young soul sensation Joss Stone, Los Lonely Boys and Maroon 5.
Half of West's 10 nominations were in the rap field, including best rap album.
The group was nominated for record of the year and best rock song for the title track and best rock album. /stories/2004/12/07/entertainment/main659597.shtml   (958 words)

 whats your area doing to protest the french? - Rap Basement Message Board
by the way i am not against the french, i feel every country should have a view, but i think they took it too far.
It's not 'straight up ignorant', it's just a fact that you're retarded if you think 'boycotting' a country is going to make them turn 180 degrees and suck your rpesident's dick.
The French have never been big fans of Americans...this isn't anything new. /board/showthread.php?t=40423   (1361 words)

 Nelly Continues to Dominate Charts As Rapper Remains #1 With His Chart-Topping Single "Country Grammar" (NY Rock)
June 15, 2000 – St. Louis-based rapper Nelly continues to dominate the charts with his infectious hit single, "Country Grammar." Remarkably, the single has remained #1 on Billboard's Hot Rap Singles Chart for four weeks in a row, and is in the Top 30 on the Top 100 Singles chart.
"Country Grammar" is the first track to be released from Nelly's debut album also titled, Country Grammar, which will be in stores June 27th.
The pop-friendly song is proving to be a hit at radio as it is currently the #1 "Most Played Rap Song" at crossover radio. /worldbeat/06_2000/061500.asp   (1361 words) Global Forum - Korea's rap 'n' roll phenomenon
Try to dismiss K-pop as K-rap, though, and you overlook the most remarkable aspect of the phenomenon, the fast-spreading popularity of this pop form to China, the communist giant that seems to welcome the invasion as long as it is pop, and not political.
Maybe, he says, that's because Koreans are so mesmerized by the formulaic numbers blaring from the country's four music TV channels that they have yet to consider them as an overall phenomenon deserving of a label reflecting the country of origin.
Unlike the anodyne messages of the rap that is chanted by the major bands, including "Drunken Tiger," they shout out words of rebellion against traditional society. /showthread.php?t=130467   (1053 words) Music: Talkin' Honky Blues [Enhanced]
With influences spanning from rap to country to folk to blues to rock, there is something for everybody here.
Never has there been a fusion of country/folk and rap, but here it is. This is nothing like the tired combination of rap and metal.
This could be the rebirth of alternative music, as Buck 65 has deliciously spliced together innumerable styles of music here into one great hip-hop fusion. /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0000BVL1H   (777 words)

 Pictures Of Rap Artist 50 Cent - music concerts 50 cent the rap artist the history of reggae music country.....Cards 50...
Which in his case was the infamous New York Avenue, now known as Guy R. Brewer Blvd. There, 50 stepped up to get his rep up, amassing a small fortune and a lengthy rap sheet.
Last year, rap artist DMX bailed out two days before he... /picturesofrapartist50cent.html   (777 words)

 The Edwardsville Journal of Sociology, Volume 2, 2002.
The police department hypothesized that the antithesis of rap music is country (Ballinger 2001b).
The McDonald's owner developed a format of country music selections to blare from the stereo speakers mounted underneath the overhang of the building (Ballinger 2001b).
The police department acted upon stereotypical assumptions about black youth culture; that all young black males' listen to rap music (O'Neill 1997). /SOCIOLOGY/journal/v2hernandez2002.htm   (5712 words)

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 CD Baby: THE PSYCHO PASTRY CHEFS: Feast Your Ears On This!
Incorporating wonderfully witty & powerfully perverted lyrics into a variety of musical styles such as rock, rap, opera, country, ska, & children's songs.
songs that tap into a variety of musical styles such as rock, rap, opera, country, ska, experimental pop, and children's songs.
The third song, " Stanco Morto Opera", is a three part opera, and an impressive show of musical talent by both artists encompassing electronic, instrumental, and vocal ability. /cd/psychochefs?cdbaby=5888f1d09b5fd22b7df51a7d4d3c60bf   (822 words)

 terra TECHNO
Examples of the different genres include country, opera, rock, rap, pop and several others.
A wide range of music has influenced Techno: disco, pop, classical, rap and even country.
Its sound is unique, yet familiar, with an enticing seduction that has brought its style to the forefront of the music scene. /specials/techno/history2.html   (196 words) / A&E / Music / Muzik Mafia gets Grammy nods
Alphin scoffs at the suggestion that rap is a new element in country music.
Their debut, "Horse Of A Different Color," mixes country with rap and rock, echoing a countrified version of Kid Rock.
Country Music Television has been running a six-part weekly series, "Muzik Mafia TV," that follows the Mafia on tour last year and mixes backstage antics and life on the road with live performances. /ae/music/articles/2005/02/04/muzik_mafia_gets_grammy_nods   (196 words)

 andPOP Grammy Award Nominations Announced
Faith Hill's album ``Breathe'' garnered nominations for vocal performance, country album and country collaboration with vocals for her duet with husband Tim McGraw.
The work also was nominated for rap album and rap solo performance.
Steely Dan's three nominations for album of the year, pop performance by a group and pop vocal album capped a comeback year for the group, which reached the height of its popularity in the 1970s. /article.php?id=457   (660 words)

 Beyonce, Luther Vandross dominate early Grammys - Feb. 09, 2004
Alan Jackson and Jimmy Buffett won the best country song award for "It's Five O'Clock Somewhere," while "Livin' Lovin' Losin': Songs of the Lovin Brothers" by various artists won best country album.
The 22-year soul queen, nominated for six honors, stole the award for Best Contemporary R&B Album for "Dangerously In Love," one of the first awards of the main Grammy's show which was preceded by a pre-ceremony.
LOS ANGELES -- Soul siren Beyonce Knowles was dominating the field among the early stages of Sunday's 46th annual Grammy Awards, walking off with five of the coveted awards. /brk/2004/feb/09/brkafp_3-1.htm   (424 words)

 Capitalism and Gangsta Rap
Death Row Records, the record label that brought gangsta rap from the streets of Compton in South Central L.A. into record stores across the country, has been put on the shelves of history by its founder and CEO Marion Hugh “Suge” Knight.
Gangsta rap is a reflection of the poverty and violence of inner-city life.
Up until that time gangsta rap had been primarily a local music scene in Los Angeles, where artists were under the control of white owned record labels. /mnsocialist/rap.html   (999 words)

 Memphis - Information, Maps, Facts, What to do, Links, and much more.
The Mid-South Fair comes to the city every fall, and every May there is the Memphis in May. Each year, the city honors a foreign country, and each weekend hosts a special event, including the World Championship Barbeque Cooking Contest and the Music Festival.
The Memphis metopolitan area encompasses the counties of Fayette, Tipton, and Shelby in Tennessee, DeSoto, Marshall, Tate, Tunica in Mississippi, and Crittenden in Arkansas.
Memphis is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, of which it is the county seat. /places/memphis.html   (973 words)

 Beastie Boys - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the UK, alleged insults supposedly aimed at leukemia victims almost resulted in the band being kicked out of the country, although the Beastie Boys maintain that the incident was a beat up of the band politely declining to sign an autograph.
Their rock and punk influenced rap has influenced artists both in and outside of the hip-hop scene, as illustrated by music channel VH1's list of greatest hip hop artists, where the Beastie Boys are ranked in eleventh place.
The Beastie Boys were the first successful white rap band, and are the one of the few acts from the early days of hip-hop that still enjoy major successes. /wiki/Beastie_Boys   (973 words)

 Rock Music
Though gangsta rap and alternative rock are popularly viewed as divergent (based primarily on the population of artists), there is much cross-over in their audiences (which would be a rarity with rap and country).
Manifest in gangsta rap and sadrock are expressions of angst and apathy.
Because to rap means to talk, gangsta rap songs are generally more lyrically dense than sadrock songs. /   (2396 words)

Rap is also a versitile form of music, it is often played in parties, it soothes the soul like RandB, it relaxes the mind like Jazz and even has the story telling elements of Country and the Blues.
Rap was established in the parks of the Boogie Down Bronx of New York city and afterwards it expanded throughout the nation.
Rap is the voice of a young nation and a relatively new form of music. /~mortonj3/RAP.htm   (175 words)

 Country and rap dominate 25 top albums of the year
The dominance of country and rap on the charts could be seen partly as a reaction to consumers being spoon-fed manufactured boy bands for years.
Although it could be argued that much of what passes for country is virtually indistinguishable from generic pop, country music still represents a more specific aesthetic, national identity and, at least in today's music, upwardly mobile lifestyle than other forms of manufactured pop.
Genre: Coming-of-Age Pop R&B. Take: A little bit of Lauryn Hill, a little bit of TLC and, for listeners with attention-deficit disorder, one-word song titles and an introduction that samples songs on which she has sung in the past. /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/12/27/DD48547.DTL&type=printable   (1914 words)

 Library Journal - The Rap on Hip Hop
Strictly defined, the term refers to the entire cultural constellation that accompanies rap music, which in 2001 surpassed country music as the most popular musical genre in the United States.
Rap, of course, has a reputation for being violent, misogynistic, and hypermaterialistic.
These days, rap music can be made by anyone with home studio software and a computer, but in its purest form, it springs from a mic controller (MC), who rhymes verses over a beat most often supplied by a DJ, who manipulates records on turntables. /article/CA434408   (1914 words)

 Francisco Zumaque's return to his Colombian roots in Cumbia and Vallenato. A trip via New York and Miami: C Cumbialma
With Cumbialma Francisco Zumaqué returns to his roots in his native country Colombia where the cumbia is the most popular expression of a multicultural heritage of African, European and Indian mixes.
Cumbia is a synonym for a large family of songs and dances all over Colombia of which you will find some rhythms on the album.
Cumbialma means the soul of cumbia and cumbia has various meanings in between Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Colombia. /medium_detail/68982_e_cd.html   (1914 words)

 Cape Town Opera
A full cast of 24 opera singers and 1 rap artist mix their styles and talents, introducing each other and the audience to an engaging mix of singing,dancing and storytelling.
School tours, hospital visits, lecture demonstrations and township concerts are changing the perception of opera throughout South Africa, and giving our singers a chance to perform across the country.
Each group’s instructors are given “Teacher Packs” in advance, which provide a synopsis of the opera, an understanding of the different vocal ranges and styles, and lesson ideas to make the opera relevant to their student groups. /htm/learn.htm   (531 words)

 Rap & Hip-Hop at MSN Shopping
More and rap album reviews includes pieces from some of the country's most talented critics on hip-hop music, drawing on a range of expertise from writers at such magazines as Spin, Rolling Stone, The Source, and Vibe.
According to Keyes, rap music is a forum that addresses the political and economic disfranchisement of black youths and other groups, fosters ethnic pride, and displays cultural values and aesthetics.
Uncovering gangsta raps deep roots in black working-class expressive culture, she stresses the musics aesthetic pleasures and complexities that have often been ignored in critical accounts. /results/shp?bCatId=2777   (1500 words)

 Rapper's delight
Nearly 13 percent of the $14 billion in music industry revenues comes from rap, which recently dethroned country music's decadelong hold as the second biggest American music genre, behind rock.
He thinks the local rap scene and the Spanish rap scene in general are about to explode.
Rap's language, culture and subjects grew from the urban black experiences. /news/stories/20010426/LI_001.htm   (749 words)

 Talk:Southern rap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His locale certainly informed his rapping style, which was as much country as urban, and his dialect as well, which was, similarly, as much Southern drawl as Midwestern twang.
Clispe, for example, despite being based from Virginia (generally considered a Southern state) have cited Mobb Deep and Gangstarr as their inspirations, and have even defined themselves as “East Coast” rappers in their interviews.
He may rep St. Louis, but his lyrical and production style shares several similarities with Southern Rap, as does his dialect and slang, as well and his “errr” pronunciation with words. /wiki/Talk:Southern_rap   (328 words)

 country western song lyrics
Country music and rap music are similar in their ideological, racial and sexual ethos.
Country music is not regarded positively by the general public in the Netherlands.
Country Western Song Machine - generates random lyrics in the style of a country western song. /country-western-song-lyrics.html   (328 words)

 Popular Music Reference Guide
Country Music Sources: A Biblio-Discography of Commercially Recorded Traditional Music.
All genres are included (rock, pop standards, country, reggae, jazz, Broadway, folk, Cajun, etc.), and the chronological scope is the entire twentieth century.
A chapter is devoted to each of eleven genres: soul, psychedelia, progressive rock, reggae, funk, heavy metal, punk rock, rap, synthpop, indie, and jungle. /subjects/music/popmusic.html   (328 words)

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