Based on this week’s readings and film, answer the two following questions in 200-300 words. Please number each discussion prompt.
- According to Appert, what is the significance of Senegalese rappers shifting from rapping in English to utilizing local languages within the hip hop culture? Explain the implications and importance of this linguistic shift.
- Discuss the relationship between African American and Senegalese hip hop. What are the similarities and differences in terms of cultural context, musical influences, and lyrical content?
Note: No late assignments will be accepted for full credit without a medical excuse. No exceptions will be made. Late assignments will be accepted up to one week after the due date; however, they will include a 10% deduction per day until the assignment is submitted up to 7 days.
Reference the rubric for grading criteria
RubricGlobal Hip Hop AssignmentGlobal Hip Hop AssignmentCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDetailed analysis was provided for all prompts.17.5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeResponses are coherently organized and the logic is easy to follow12.5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeMet the required word/page count7.5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeProfessionally written using proper grammar and spelling i.e. turnitin12.5 pts
Total Points: 50