Annotation #2

http://rapgenius.com/Hopsin-nocturnal-rainbows-lyrics

1. Circle any Strong Verbs in the song that show action.

programmed, represent, offered, threw.

2. STAR any autobiographical words/phrases.

I’m from where a child’s future’s in the streets with the bums
Because it’s hard to become something so unique where I’m from,

I ain’t being cruel, these situations that I address
I more than likely could be someone you admire, yes

I don’t wanna be lonely

3. UNDERLINE examples of loaded language that show bias, exaggeration, emotion, etc.

Obama’s president, so? What’s he represent?
Just because the nigga’s half black don’t mean he’s Heaven-sent

Real artists get shelved and wack one’s get famous
To leave masses brainless, a smart mind is dangerous

Cause living’s naturally hell, you have to work to put a smile on

4. In the margin, ask two questions on material you would like clarified.

What does the “Nocturnal Rainbows” refer and what is it a metaphor to?

Why does he think Obama is bringing bad change?

Why does he refer to Michael Jackson and the illuminati?

5. MARK (D/A) any combination of four statements you either agree or disagree with.

Cause living’s naturally hell, you have to work to put a smile on: AGREE

Real artists get shelved and wack one’s get famous
To leave masses brainless, a smart mind is dangerous: Agree

Obama’s president, so? What’s he represent?
Just because the nigga’s half black don’t mean he’s Heaven-sent: Agree

Frontin’ like he’s truly Jesus: Disagree

 

ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:

1. Hopsin

2. All of society

3. The problems of society and how people believe in what the government is telling them

4. He is very angry and sarcastic to the way of most people’s life

5.  I definitely what he agree what he’s saying about how people throw their life away to drugs and other things and then complain that their life sucks, when its really their fault it is that way!

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