Hip Hop is seen as something inspiring, but most people see it as a way to speak out the truth about a problem. As in “Hip Hop planet” being able say the truth can sometimes worsen any situation because sometimes what we say can promote violence and whatever happens after is not in our control. The essay is about how hip hop has changed into speaking out the issues that need to be taken care of in order to maintain a proper society. McBride talked about how rappers use violent lyrics to degrade women and gays and because of this it shows how the music has evolved into something entirely different that no one would have ever expected to have changed. In James McBride's essay “Hip Hop Planet,” he argues that hip hop has a negative influence on American Culture despite people thinking of it as inspirational and how people live through different experiences in life despite of your race.
24 August 2015). Music is a direct reflection of the picture of society. Next, music also affect morality that defines as standards of behavior what is right and what is wrong results on the negative impact it has on society especially those hip hop songs that most listened by young generation . Popular music lyrics have become much more explicit nowadays. Lyrics of those songs usually tell about sex, drugs, or violence that can create negative attitude among youngster.
How Does Rap Music Effect Teenagers? “Without music life, would be a mistake”- Friedrich Nietzsche Music has always plays an important role in our society and it is a part of our life as we grow up. Music is something that is totally subjective, different people has different taste of music and each type of music can have a different impact on the one listening to it. Some music can makes you feel relaxing, some makes you feel excited and some may even makes you feel depress or sad after listening to it. Music has the power to affect teenager or youth so parents have always been worried about the music teenagers listen to and the negative effects on teens, rap and heavy metal music are considered to be the form of music that have negative
violence in rap music. Although many people object to violence in rap, the lyrics are simply a Do you believe that the lyrics in rap music influences the violence in the ghetto today? Our opinions may be different, but I feel as if I can change your mind about how you view manifestation of the violence that goes on in the streets and neighborhoods of America. Rap music is merely a reflection of its environment, and must not be pinpointed as the root of increasing violence in american society. (salem) I feel like this is so true in so many different ways.
Morality plays an important role in music censorship; violence, drugs and sex are topics that are spread nowadays in many songs and these kinds of songs break the traditional moral order in many parts of society. Generational gaps are a large factor; older generations try to censor music of younger generation because they see that new music doesn’t mirror the beliefs and the values of the old so they think
associated with the hip-hop and rap culture; her distortion comes from the fact that she only focuses on one side of it. The content of her songs lacks the same depth and meaning; it shows the subjective perception of what hip-hop and rap is without a history to back up the values. Examining her song “Mo Bounce” in particular, we see that there are several major problems with the image she projects. For one the lyrics are repetitive, the phrase “mo bounce” is constantly repeated and makes up the majority of the song. The beat in the background adopts a hip-hop style, making it seem like a typical hip-hop and rap song.
Hip Hop If you ask people who are uneducated in Hip Hop culture you’d hear things such as ignorance, violence, and pestilence. If you ask someone who’s studied, loves and appreciates Hip Hop culture you’d hear things such as aspire, desire, and inspire. Hip Hop is meant to express not to suppress. Many of the misconceptions that may have someone correlate Hip Hop music and any form of violence may be because of the image and coverage that Hip Hop music is given through thing such as news and social media. Arguably, one of the most momentous and memorable Hip Hop moments in recent memory are the murders of rappers Tupac Amaru Shakur and Christopher “Biggie Smalls” Wallace.
Accordingly, profanity adds meaning to words in terms of thoughts and feelings (Ljung. 2011. p.9). For this reason, the appearance of profanity in the selected lyrics is worth investigating. The selected profanities for this study come from two different rap lyrics by N.W.A. They are compared and analyzed by investigating their frequency.
The song "The Motto" by Drake was one of songs that made some people unhappy due to its usage of language and drugs in the lyrics. The song had an impact for the listeners especially youths because the song has created a slogan, "YOLO" around the world which means 'you only live once'. But what made people unhappy was that when the song was released , many artists died due to substance abuse. Thus, the song was sending wrong messages towards the audience, which was influencing them to "YOLO" and do things they wouldn't usually do like drinking alcohol or substance
Authorities believed that the killers were just following the thuggish belief of their idols, one of which was Chief Keef who is known for his violent and aggressive rap lyrics. This shows that lyrics heavily influence how people act and the government should have the