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5 Matching questions

  1. Minimoog
  2. Crossover
  3. The Ramones
  4. Eminem
  5. break dancing
  1. a Slim Shady; commercial success; double standard?
  2. b back to basics rock; two minute high-energy guitar attacks; influential in England
  3. c monophonic synthesizer
  4. d b-boy (break, beat, or Bronx); women danced from the beginning; art of the battle
  5. e MTV pushes wall between rock and hip hop; "It's all rock and roll - Ice T" ; "Cop Killer" put blame on rap for glorifying violence

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. satellite transmission; portable cassette players (Sony Walkman)
  2. iconed by "The Hustle" - Van McCoy and The Soul City Orchestra; "Never Can Say Goodbye" - the first disco hit
  3. ambitious, experimental noise-rock band
  4. expanded rap's language; white rap stylings
  5. rap begins in NY in late 70s with DJs; DJ-ing is basis of hip hop where it began

5 True/False questions

  1. Disco vs Punkdiametrically opposed styles; both were shunned by radio


  2. Other Electro-pop MTV artistsMTV concentrated on appealing British Bands --> music with synthesizes and a disco peat (electro-pop)


  3. DJ Kool Herefirst true turntablist; brought Jamaican sound system and toasting to rap; two turntables to create new mixes


  4. Punk in Londoneconomic hard times attempted to be solved with New Right conservatism; punk was British lashing out with anger against govt


  5. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Fiveshowed that rap could be much more than novelty: its lyrics could now be taken seriously


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