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5 Matching Questions

  1. Eminem
  2. break dancing
  3. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five
  4. Thoughts on Bowie
  5. Patti Smith
  1. a poet; free verse/improv rock; suggested new roles for women in rock
  2. b showed that rap could be much more than novelty: its lyrics could now be taken seriously
  3. c Slim Shady; commercial success; double standard?
  4. d b-boy (break, beat, or Bronx); women danced from the beginning; art of the battle
  5. e huge impact on punk; provided outrageous model for punkers; huge success with dance music; genius for constructing and re-inventing himself as an always changing media icon even before Madonna

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. metal becomes mainstream with Def Leppard, Van Halen, Bon Jovi; shorter catchier songs, more sophisticated production; emphasis on virtuosity & classical music a source
  2. trademark falsetto sound; crossover media aspect; John Travolta's image made disco safe and popular; huge commercial success with biggest selling record at time
  3. unforgettable image: slacks, beehive hairdos; retro sound
  4. "Do it yourself", "Refuse to conform"
  5. Kurt Kobain: influences from Beatles, Zeppelin; all can be heard in their sound

5 True/False Questions

  1. Corporate Rockrebellious & noisy; made alienated by youth; both attacked by PMRC

          

  2. Misogyny in Hip Hopeconomic hard times attempted to be solved with New Right conservatism; punk was British lashing out with anger against govt

          

  3. Discofunk-based style of dance music popular in second half of 70s; non-stop dance music with thumping beat dominating charts

          

  4. elements of hip hopwhy do so many female fans listen to music that degrades women?

          

  5. The Ramonestrademark falsetto sound; crossover media aspect; John Travolta's image made disco safe and popular; huge commercial success with biggest selling record at time

          

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