ATLIKĖJŲ POŽIŪRIS Į REPĄ LIETUVIŠKOJE IR AMERIKIETIŠKOJE DOKUMENTIKOJE

Ernesta Dambrauskaitė

Abstract


The popular musical genre of rap in Lithuania, ascribed to the subculture of hip-hop, is appearing in the area of social and commercial advertisements more frequently. Rap is also gradually becoming a willingly used platform for telling various stories. This musical genre is used during different lessons and trainings as a means that encourages creativity and motivation of learning. Being based in the USA and quite strongly rooted in Lithuania, rap itself makes one think about how this phenomenon transformed in Lithuanian cultural sphere or how it is perceived nowadays by Lithuanian artists. Using documentaries, this article seeks to analyze the thoughts about rap and its significance in Lithuanian and American documentaries proposed by the hip-hop artists, in addition to discuss and explain their similarities and differences from the artist’s perspective.KEYWORDS: hip-hop, subculture, documentary, Lithuanian rap, American rap.

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