ROCKMEHIPHOP is an online community that enables Artists to register and add YouTube videos to the site, which showcase his or her skills. The videos on the site are arranged in categories, which we call Sub Cultures.
Registration for Artists is free and simple. Get more information about a RMH Artist Account »
Founded in 2008 and privately owned by Kenneth William Roman. ROCKMEHIPHOP will provide an online community network where only an Artist can register for free and showcase his or her skill(s) via new media. Once registered, an Artist can take full advantage of the tools that will enable a position that can offer personal and professional growth through networking, constructive criticism and self-awareness.
ROCKMEHIPHOP aims to represent Hip Hop culture as a whole to familiarize users all across the world on its origin as well as the origin of those who continue to carry on its traditional values today. ROCKMEHIPHOP is about the lifestyles & cultures that are reflected through music, art, fashion & other expressive mediums.
The ultimate goal of ROCKMEHIPHOP is to create unity and understanding by having artists from around the world provide content that is true to the culture of Hip Hop. This will create a patch work quilt that when viewed as a whole reflects a beautiful tapestry where everything will become one. It is about embracing our cultural differences and cultivating tolerance for one another by having a universal understanding.
Throughout the ages it has been music and art that have defined the times. ROCKMEHIPHOP is "where lifestyles mesh and cultures are showcased" and will serve as a worldwide, real time capsule and a snap shot of a global community at any given time, at any given moment.
ROCKMEHIPHOP stands to create a unified network that will bridge the gaps existent in Hip Hop by offering a more in depth perspective of the artists and the subcultures that ultimately amount to the Hip Hop culture.
ROCKMEHIPHOP also stands to educate our past, present and future generations as to where, when, what, why and how our genres came to be, where they are, where they are headed to and where they should be.
ROCKMEHIPHOP is Hip Hop and Hip Hop is WORLD CULTURE.
-Written by Kenneth Roman (Founder of ROCKMEHIPHOP)
-Co-written by Krystell Garcia (Physical Graffiti- www.thoughtkryminal.com)
How does each generation grow further away from its roots? How important is the preservation on one's culture whether it be Rock, Hip Hop, etc?
When you think about where you're from, whether it be the USA or any other country, what comes to your mind? Culturally diverse? Not so diverse? Somewhere in the middle? It is known around the globe that in the USA, we are the "melting pot" of the world. On the other hand, some who are more politically-correct like to call it a "tossed salad" instead. The difference is with a melting pot, it assumes that cultures are being melded and mixed into one uniform culture whereas with a "tossed salad," it is assumed that every culture is staying true to form and holding onto its roots. But, you know what they say about assumptions...
Let's stop and think, what is the USA (or the place you call home) becoming? Are we a "tossed salad" or are we in fact becoming the melting pot that we deemed not politically correct? If we look closely, it's easily noticed that the cultures and traditions being brought to this land are becoming lost in translation...virtually erased. Example? The Native American culture. Older Native generations are fighting the great fight to pass on the pride, spirit and languages of the Native American culture to younger generations only to find that it is going to be extremely difficult to fight the influence of western culture and attitudes. The same trends are playing out throughout the globe. Tossed salads are transforming into pots of melted, indistinguishable mixtures.
Each generation to some degree does grow further and further from its roots. With exposure to newer (and catchier) tunes and modern fashion and trendy art, traditional cultures are being lost slowly but surely. The same influences can be seen in the music culture. Music is forever changing, expanding and progressing and with that, older music cultures are being overrun as well becoming under-appreciated.
Whether it be Rock N' Roll, Hip Hop, Jazz, and anything in between, preserving culture is essential. If this can be done, it will develop generations of youth that are intellectually-rich and educated all while staying true to their cultures as well as learning how to embrace new ones...whether it be new art forms, new genres of music, or new traditions.
That's what ROCKMEHIPHOP is about. Music, art, culture, vintage, current, and new. Embracing the past, reveling in the present, and working to cultivate a more culturally rich future. What can you do? Join the movement today.
-Original idea by Kenneth Roman (Founder of ROCKMEHIPHOP)
Any and all Artists - EMCEES, POETS, BBOYS & BGIRLS, DJS, VISUAL ARTISTS, BEAT BOXERS, FASHIONISTAS & BEAT MAKERS - who would like to order a FREE t-shirt to wear at an event or in a video, you can send an order request to email@example.com with your address, the number of t-shirts you would like, color(s), and size(s).
T-shirts will be distributed while supplies last and only after the launching of ROCKMEHIPHOP.
Please submit your YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter URL links with all t-shirt requests so we can confirm artist-authenticity.
Culture cannot fund itself. We have to work together to keep Hip Hop and all cultures alive, so your support is vital to the survival of ROCKMEHIPHOP and all of the Artists that we believe to be true representations of Hip Hop.
To read more on ROCKMEHIPHOPS belief on culture please read "RMH: Emphasis on Cultural Preservation and Innovation" and our "Mission Statement."
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