Genres YOU LISTEN TO (Majed had a serious comprehension problem here) (1 Viewer)

Martin

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Ok so we have swapped some songs but if you were to generalize what kind of music you listen to, classify it in genres, I wonder how many different genres you could mention.

At some point in my life I have been into these as far as I can remember (probably is more thou)...

+ "Pop"
+ "Rock"
+ Classical
Folk music (I must stress under very special circumstances ;))
Dance (early 90s dance [Dutch], not what they call dance nowadays)
Instrumental
+ Rap
- Hip-hop
New Age
+ Movie score (generally rock and classical themes)
French rap
Latino

(+) going strong
(-) not applicable anymore
( ) not a huge fan, still like it
 

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Layce Erayce

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hip-hop is the genre.

rapping is just the poetry....i guess.

i do know that it originated from jamaica where it was called toasting. then MCs did it.

now we see rappers.....:D
 
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Martin

Martin

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    Well rap is more free IMO, in the kind of music you can call that. I mean few people would call Will Smith hip-hop, but it's still rap.
     

    Majed

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    Rap and Hip-Hop overlap in many songs, but they are two differenet types.

    It's hard to explain, though i'll give you example of each. notice the difference in the songs:

    Hip-Hop:
    Ashanti, Angie Martinez, LL Cool J, TLC, Outkast, Laurin Hill.


    Rap:
    Eminem, Busta Ryhmes, DMX, 2 Pac, Luniz, Nelly, and Snoop.

    The more i think about it, the more i find songs that can be considered both. (Missy Elliot, Coolio) :confused:

    Then again, There isn't much difference between many Hip-hop songs and R&B songs nowadays!!! :confused:

    so i guess you could say that, nowadays, Hiphop is a cross between R&B and Rap.
     

    Layce Erayce

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    yeah. he's not really a hip-hop artist in the sense that exists nowadays

    not associated with Jay Z, Nas, etc, but his music nevertheless is hip-hop.


    Alex, why did i sense that you would bring will-smith into it ;)

    Rap from what I know is complex and very poetic and artistic...but anything with words puts the actual music in the background and the words in the front.

    as a result, the music doesnt really develop...
     

    Majed

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    ++ [ originally posted by Alex ] ++
    Ok so we have swapped some songs but if you were to generalize what kind of music you listen to, classify it in genres, I wonder how many different genres you could mention.

    At some point in my life I have been into these as far as I can remember (probably is more thou)...

    + "Pop"
    + "Rock"
    + Classical
    Folk music (I must stress under very special circumstances ;))
    Dance (early 90s dance [Dutch], not what they call dance nowadays)
    Instrumental
    + Rap
    - Hip-hop
    New Age
    + Movie score (generally rock and classical themes)
    French rap
    Latino

    (+) going strong
    (-) not applicable anymore
    ( ) not a huge fan, still like it
    they Genere's are endless!!

    There's also:
    Reggae (spelling)
    Techno
    Soft-Rock
    Alternative-Rock
    Punk
    Jazz
    Underground
    Blues
    Easy Listening
    Metal
    ...
    ..
    .
     

    Majed

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    ++ [ originally posted by lacrease ] ++
    yeah. he's not really a hip-hop artist in the sense that exists nowadays

    not associated with Jay Z, Nas, etc, but his music nevertheless is hip-hop.


    Alex, why did i sense that you would bring will-smith into it ;)

    Rap from what I know is complex and very poetic and artistic...but anything with words puts the actual music in the background and the words in the front.

    as a result, the music doesnt really develop...
    That's why Em is the best :thumb:

    his lyrics are incredible!!
     
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    Martin

    Martin

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    ++ [ originally posted by lacrease ] ++
    Alex, why did i sense that you would bring will-smith into it ;)
    He dragged it out of me ;)

    Majed, of course they are endless but the point is to post the genres that you listen to, not to establish that yes a lot of them exist :groan:
     

    Majed

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    ++ [ originally posted by Alex ] ++


    He dragged it out of me ;)

    Majed, of course they are endless but the point is to post the genres that you listen to, not to establish that yes a lot of them exist :groan:
    ooops :D....i read the begining paragraph and i assumed that that was your purpose....

    ...I wonder how many different genres you could mention.
    you need to clear that up in the title bar :groan:

    ....
    but still, "my bad" :D
     

    Layce Erayce

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    The ones I like/am influenced by: Jazz, Emo(Rock), Motown, 80s Metal

    Trance, Minimal Techno/Hardcore, Gabba,

    Old House/Disco, traditional Indian music.

    Music I actively listen to/ keep up with: DNB, and the Radio :p
     

    Majed

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    1. Rap (EM, DMX, Busta........)
    2. Easy Listening (Michelle Branch and Vanessa Charlton type music)
    3. Rock [dont know what type this falls under] (Linkin Park, Adema type music)
    4. Alternative Rock (Matchbox 20, Creed, 3 doors down...)
    5. Arabic
     
    Jul 12, 2002
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    1. 70' American Rock
    2. 80' Alternative
    3. Trance
    4. Hip Hop (european only)
    5. Progressive House
    6. The Alan Parson's Project (it counts as its own genre)
     

    Layce Erayce

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    ++ [ originally posted by Paolo_Montero ] ++
    cliched, how do you mean?

    anyhow good to see a fellow trance lover :cool: can't get enough of the stuff!

    rnb and rap are often classified as 'black'- and even white people who are into it are wiggers....to use that rather distasteful word....
     

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