West Coast Hip Hop of the ’90’s

This paper is based on a guiding research question about a genre of music and a societal issue. West Coast Hip Hop of the ’90’s is the genre. Create a question about some aspect of society in relation to the genre, specifically discuss some background of the genre, some bibliography information on musicians you choose to highlight, how both of those & the musical examples shown impact the societal issue. How does the repertoire you’ve chosen relate to issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, or other definers of identity? Bear in mind that while lyrics and performance are important, you must address musical issues as well. Cite 3-4 scholarly articles using MLA style formatting as your resources for the background paper. Provide a listening example of the genre that can be played by your classmates. Include lyrics, if your music has lyrics, and some guide or explanation of the music itself that guides the listeners through the performance. Videos found online may be used if the video enhances or explains the music in some way. If a video of the performance is used, a listening guide should be provided as well. Sources https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Coast_hip_hop http://www.daveyd.com/articleultimatebattlerace.html https://web.stanford.edu/class/e297c/poverty_prejudice/mediarace/socialsignificance.htm