GREASE background and analysis by Scott Miller The year isa pivotal moment in American cultural history, when rock and roll was giving birth to the Sexual Revolution and everything in America culture was about to be turned upside down. Record companies were releasing more than a hundred singles every week and the country was about to explode. Originally a rowdy, dangerous, over-sexed, and insightful piece of alternative theatre, Grease was inspired by the rule-busting success of Hair and shows like it, rejecting the trappings of other Broadway musicals for a more authentic, more visceral, more radical theatre experience that revealed great cultural truths about America.
The aspects that Hill so skillfully portrays include: What Lauryn Hill is able to do is pin-point the general downfalls of young African Americans, while simultaneously enlightening them. Some Females have the tendency to become overtly naive once they are involved in relationships where they believe they are in love.
Often times however, it is mere infatuation which engenders their promiscuity. These issues stem from lack of self with and low self- esteem which may be due to the often absent father figure in the black community. Too many African Americans attempt to conceal their shortfall of character by making it up with their appearance and ownership of materialistic items.
Therefore the previous mentioned lyric refers to the strive of many black women to look attractive; by neglecting their God-given beauty which really makes them an individual. During childhood we are taught right from wrong, however many black men fail to apply these morals and ethics in their adulthood.
Instead turning to inappropriate behavior. Lauryn Hill says that they come in club like hooligans.
The lacks of morals, or poor morals, lead them to a life of crime and violence.All the latest news, reviews, pictures and video on culture, the arts and entertainment. Doo-wop is a genre of rhythm and blues music developed in the s by African American youth, mainly in the large cities of the upper east coast including New York.
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