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Shakespeare vs. Rap Music

This is a comparison between Shakespeare's writings and Hip Hop/Rap Music

Jordan Lo Coco

on 18 September 2015

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Transcript of Shakespeare vs. Rap Music

Will . i . am Shakespeare, The Father of Rap
What Do You Think?
Why is Hip Hop/Rap so similar to Shakespeare?
Same Purpose/Message
Iambic Pentameter
Only Difference
Rhyme Scheme
Hip Hop or Shakespeare?
Connotations/Subject Material
By: Jordan Lo Coco
"To destroy the beauty from which one came."
"You Must Love Me" by Sean Carter (a.k.a. Jay Z)
"Maybe it's hatred I spew maybe it's food for the spirit"
Rap or Shakespeare?
"Renegade" by Jay-Z feat. Eminem
Rap or Shakespeare?
Rap or Shakespeare?
"Men would rather use their broken weapons than their bare hands."
Quote from "Othello"
Rap or Shakespeare?
"The most benevolent king communicates through your dreams."
"Impossible" by the Wu-Tang Clan
What do you think: If Shakespeare was alive today, would he be a rapper?
Native Language
Inspire Others
2Pac - Ghetto Gospel: "Don’t then let me get
the world looks
but when you wipe your eyes, see it
there’s no need for you to
fear me
if you take your time to
hear me,
maybe you can learn to
cheer me
Shakespeare - Sonnet Number 23: "O, let my books be then the
And dumb presagers of my speaking
, Who plead for love and look for
More than that tongue that more hath more
. O, learn to read what silent love hath
: To hear with eyes belongs to love’s fine
Comedy, Tragedy, History - Akala
"I came, saw, and overcame."
- As You Like it by Shakespeare
Example of Similar Topics
"I came, I saw, I conquered."
- Numb/Encore by Jay-Z and
Linkin Park
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