Hip Hop Daddy Issues

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Hip Hop Daddy Issues Chuck Creekmur runs a site, AllHipHop.Com, and is well versed in the culture of hip hop. Not only that, he is the father of a young daughter. In his article “Dear Nicki Minaj: An Open Letter From a Father, ” he addresses issues with Nicki’s “image”. Starting off the article, he mentions how he has always showed high support for her career in hip hop. Later on he mentions some concern with Nicki Minaj’s highly controversial music video for the song “Anaconda”. Afterwards, he lists off some of his influences from his childhood and states “how dope would it be if you transcended what people expected of you? ” (Creekmur 2). Finally, he concludes the article stating he has defended her because he believes there is something…show more content…
The dad guy is not a happy camper, particularly now that his lil’ girl is transitioning into a young lady” (Creekmur, 1). Would you prefer other men to one day view your daughter the way you admire Nicki for her “perfect posterior”? The ideology of women needing to meet this virtually impossible standard of looks is obscene. Women get ridiculed for many different reasons on a daily basis and this adds to that pile. Society has a set physical quota that women are constantly reminded of needing to meet. This serves no justice to women and potentially causes harm to them. They deserve to live life without having this burden. Clearly Chuck should relate to this considering his daughter will one day have to experience these problems. He states “I’m trying to raise a young girl that will eventually grow into someone greater than the both of us” (Creekmur 1). This, of course is a reasonable desire to obtain. Every parent wants the best for their children and nothing less than that. This goal can be difficult although when you account for all the judgement that women

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