Minority Women In Hip Hop Culture

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There’s a powerful source brainwashing young minority women today. These young gems are being conditioned to value their worth centered around hollow, vain, and degrading measures. The lead directors of these measures are strong, empowered, talented men who come across as if they detest woman. They disclose and describe detail stories of lifestyles involving “model chicks” who degrade themselves for acceptance, money, and opportunity. Consequently this behavior leaves impressions for young ladies to follow after: most young ladies of minority tap into the hip hop culture as a guide for social behavior. The hip hop culture has led to the desensitization of acts that have influenced the devaluation of young minority women, the sexual exploitation…show more content…
The bass is alluring and the rhythm is appealing. It’s energizing and speaks in a seductive manner and they must dress the part. Young ladies want to imitate this “fabulous” lifestyle and its aesthetic appeal. They go out of their way to mimic the long flowy hair, make-up looking like an amateur model on the cover of a magazine, nails manicured and polished with graceful pink and white sets and eyebrow are well-formed. Shortly followed by the attempt to slip their young shapely bodies into the most suggestive attire with the accent of risqué shoes to match. Finally, all that’s left is for the ladies to seek out acceptance and gain…show more content…
One of the consequences of being exposed to a particular experience many times is that as people we no longer respond. Therefore, it’s like a dose of novocaine at a dentist appointment to help ease the pain. People are no longer reactive to something that is now the norm. According to Webster Dictionary desensitization is to make emotionally insensitive or callous; specifically : to extinguish an emotional response (as of fear, anxiety, or guilt) to stimuli that formerly induced it. Because I rarely watch television, I don’t stay current with the Hip Hop culture in its visual form. While joining my boyfriend one late night, I was repulsed by an interview involving a well known Hip hop artist. He was asked a number of questions as he stood beside a bright white Ferrari and tossed bricks of money on the hood. After being asked what he plan to do with the money, he responded I’m going to take out these crazy bitches. He was referring to one of the women posing as a backdrop behind him. They were beautiful, long, and dress in bright white attire which complimented the car. Although the young women let out a giggle, their body language told a story of of an uncomfortable and overwhelming sense of sexual
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