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Book details
  • Genre:MUSIC
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:292
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9780977235780
  • Paperback ISBN:9780977235773

Hip Hop Decoded

From Its Ancient Origins to Its Modern Day Matrix

by The Black Dot

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Overview
WARNING! This book is not for everyone. If you feel that there's nothing wrong with the current state of Hip Hop, then this book is not for you. If you feel that gangsta rap, pimpin ho's, violence, drug and thug activity, and half naked women in videos has elevated Hip Hop as an art form; then this book is definitely not for you. If on the other hand, you feel that listening to the same songs over and over on the radio that are laced with negative lyrics, watching soft porn or graphically violent videos are collectively being used as part of a mind control operation to mentally and spiritually enslave our future generations; then welcome to Hip Hop Decoded.
Description
Walk with me as I uncover this conspiracy as well as many others involving the culture of Hip Hop. We'll look at Hip Hop from its early days when B-Boys and B-Girls represented for the love of the art form, to what it has become today. But make no mistake about it; this is not a book about the history of Hip Hop, it's a book about the mystery of Hip Hop. We'll look at the four elements of Hip Hop: DJing, Emceeing, Break Dancing, and Graffiti as they relate to the four elements of our glorious past: the drum, the oracle, the dancer, and hieroglyphics. Together we'll add the fifth element, which is knowledge, to explore this connection and what effect it has on the future of Hip Hop. At times this book will not read like an ordinary book, this was done purposely in an attempt to break your thought patterns into fragments and descramble the Matrix program that we currently operate within which tells us how and what to think, even when it comes to Hip Hop. Reading in this manner will help decode and process this information properly. For example, I may start a story, and then abruptly stop it, only to continue it 100 pages later. This is done because in order to understand the rest of the story, some may have to become familiar with information that may sound foreign to them at the time, or otherwise they may dismiss it as something false or impossible. I'll also tell fictional stories with subliminal true undertones aimed at your subconscious mind. Some of my articles about the government, mind control, and Hip Hop are specifically designed to stretch your imagination because remem-ber, "If you can't even conceive it, it's easier for them to achieve it." I'll use a combination of articles, stories, poems, rhymes, illustra-tions, and visuals in an attempt to create the perfect platform for each individual to process this information. It's easier for some to visualize, while others learn through stories or can hear truth being spoken to them. Our ancestors used all of these formats to teach and I'll keep with that tradition. I'll explore the possibility of some rap-pers being government agents and the secret agreements reached to keep the masses at bay. Then I'll uncover the theory of music hav-ing the ability to heal people and the government conspiracy to tone down and distort the sound of music. I'll decode why Hip Hop videos are dangerous.
About the author
Writer: The Black Dot began his career as a columnist for the underground Hip Hop newspaper called, "4 Korners." His knowledge and wisdom of the metaphysical aspects of the culture provided great insight into the potential of Hip Hop's future beyond the physical components of the art form. Author: The Black Dot is the author of the underground, cult classic book, Hip Hop Decoded and Urban Culture Decoded. These books literally changed the way the world viewed Hip Hop and the culture of Hip Hop. Lecturer: The Black Dot is an international lecturer who has taught about the culture of Hip Hop at historic Universities like Spellman and Howard. Emcee: The Black Dot released his first album in 1988 under the infamous B-Boy Records label as a part of a group called, "Tall, Dark, and Handsome." In 1994, he then went on to start his own label and released his second album called, "A&R Killer, Da Hip Hop Play" as a part of a group called, "The Lethahedz." The Black Dot released his first solo album in 2011 called, " Walk With Me" independently, and continues to make music today.
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