Posts archive for Jul 2023
Alright folks, let's dive into the golden age of hip-hop, which in my humble opinion, took place in the 90s. Now, don't get me wrong, I'm not throwing shade at the hip-hop scene today, but there's something about the 90s that just hits different. It was a time when lyrics had depth and the beats were out of this world. Artists like Tupac, Biggie, and my personal favorite, Wu-Tang Clan, were dropping tracks that still have us bobbing our heads today. So, in the grand debate of the best time for hip-hop, I'm casting my vote for the 90s, no second thought!
In exploring the two views about music and other arts, I've found that opinions often diverge into two camps. One perspective sees music and arts as a vital form of expression, a universal language that transcends cultural barriers and serves as a catalyst for emotional and intellectual growth. On the other hand, some view these art forms as mere recreational activities, enjoyable but not essential. These contrasting views highlight the ongoing debate about the role and value of music and other arts in our society. Personally, I lean towards the first view, seeing music and arts as a transformative force in our lives.
In my recent exploration of the hip hop/rap scene, I've noticed a trend where the beats per minute (BPM) are slowing down. This shift seems to mirror the music industry's broader move towards more relaxed and introspective tunes. Yet, it's hard to say definitively if this pace will continue to decrease. Many artists are constantly innovating and could easily swing back towards faster tempos. Still, for now, slower rap appears to be the prevailing trend.