Rappers now own multi million dollar estates and travel the world, rap has become so popular nowadays that our whole generation lives around it, dance to it, and make money from it. Therefore Rap is an art from that our culture held on to. Rappers in our generation start using slang, abusive words that lead teenagers to use them then business goes from profit to spreading violence in lyrics just for the rappers sake of their own profit. It’s a problem that the rap music is exploiting racially and sexist music to teenagers, and teaching
With the increasing popularity and manufacturing of video cameras audio equipment and televisions the US government faced a huge challenge in censoring the media. The uncensored pictures and video depicting the savagery within Vietnam, this vastly influenced American citizens opinion of the war and led to increasing support of anti-war protests. As the war became more intense the numbers of press in Vietnam increased dramatically. After the TET offensive media coverage of the war became almost entirely negative, as the war was represented in a more negative light, public support also declined. In 1969 the peace moratorium was held.
(Wahl, 1999) As new black artists began creating music leading into the 80s, historical events were beginning to allow artists to use music as a platform to discuss social and political injustice in ways that had never been seen before. One specific gangster rap group, N.W.A (Niggaz Wit Attitudes), used this so-called platform to shed light on the injustices of a black man living in the city of Compton in the most raw and purest way possible. (Wahl, 1999) During the late 1980s, Compton was often seen as a city of violence and even got the label of the most dangerous city in America throughout the nation. As a result, police brutality became a significant issue throughout the city and groups like N.W.A saw this as an opportunity to use a spotlight to discuss adversities
While historians have examined the intricacy and degree of the 1960s counterculture, their analysis of the popular culture that was closely linked to the persistent focus on “hippie” culture from San Francisco. The Doors chose to represent a different side of the experience. The band formulated an unorthodox brand of countercultural conflict that affirmed or discarded different aspects of the culture. They advocated “sex as a weapon,” while subtly abstaining from “psychedelia” and rejecting the more obvious rudiments of hippie culture. The band’s tremendous fame in the late sixties points to the wide appeal of their particular countercultural
The punk artwork was very influential to the cyberpunk era, through the art made at the time from music covers or poster designs. Jamie Reid being one of the key leaders in punk art. Working with the “Sex Pistols” from collaborations with Malcom McLaren after 1976, Jamie Reid made some of the most iconic poster designs of the 20th century. These were often very politically anti-establishment and specifically anti-monarchy infused. Many of his designs were black and white with very specific use of typography using mixtures and collages of fonts and sizes from different newspapers that have been merged together.
As well as it affected and triggered many religious people to go out of their way to stop this “demonic” from affecting their kids lives and American society as well. The way punk rock affected teens and the youth overall in the United States in the 70’s was pretty simple, most of them really enjoyed the music and were really attracted to it, this is because they felt really connected to it, identified and gave them a some sort of liberty, actual liberty or more of a “mental” escape from my reality back home type of liberty even for just a few minutes or hours. Another way that punk rock has affected American society is by fashion. See when punk rock started singers like Iggy Pop and bands like The Velvet Underground, The Ramones, and Dead Kennedys set a fashion style that screamed “rebellious” and had that “don’t mess with me attitude” type of look to it. This became a very famous fashion style among teens that listened and were a fan of punk rock.
A period of purity and trust soon changed into a period of hate and savagery. People in the America challenged to claim justice and put an end to the discriminatory of black citizens led by Martin Luther King Jr., Protests of the Vietnam War increased, and the women want their equality. All the hopes of becoming the new America no longer exist when John F. Kennedy, the 35th President was gunned down in Dallas, Texas. On the other hand, the 1960’s were an extraordinary decade due to numerous of popular culture; The “Hippies” were born and so does the Maxies dresses, two of the leading names in the music industry, The Rolling Stones and The Beatles, won the audience 's heart by only on the early years of 1960, Audrey Hepburn, a remarkable actress who starred in most of Hollywood’s
Music had a greater impact on the war than others may think. Music can change the way we process things, feel and even how we perceive the world. Wars help push the world to change and adapt. Which is why many great things came out of wars. Things like jazz, the blues, and even ragtime came to be because of war.
They also fight against Northern Vietnam to stop communism. American men were also drafted,which heavily impacted families in the U.S. Through research and close examination of events related to the Vietnam War, a person can learn about the mass bloodshed of the people involved and not involved. Events that caused the Vietnam War No war is ever easy, especially the Vietnam war. Both sides, American and Vietnamese, faced many problems by climate, terrain, wildlife, and more.
Although a lot of journalists do their best to report some knockout details that will cover the front page next day or news reports, they may take great pains to get hold of the news. However, had the sad accident been confirmed, the rage fuelled by journalists is in the full swing. Either the assassination of John Lennon or death of intoxication of Michael Jackson, the news story is the same, all about their musical success, widely known songs, influence on pop culture and just a few words about what they were like. “John Lennon, of course, was one of the architects of the Beatles (…)” (Goldsmith 77); “Michael Jackson (…) had the (…) all-encompassing effect on…on the world (…) (Goldsmith