Social Issues In Tupac's Song 'Changes' By Tupac

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Hip Hop Music, also known as Rap or MCing, is a music art form that was formed in the United States in the 1970s, and is mainly dominated by African Americans. It is a vocal style in which artists speaks or flows lyrically to an instrumental or synthesized beat. Rap music consists of these four things: Rhythm, which is a strong, regular repeated pattern of movement or sound, rhyme, which is a correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry, so like cat, hat, miracle, lyrical, criminal. Then there's content, which is the information that's directed to the audience, and delivery, which is how well the information is given. Music is a platform for artists to express their personal life stories, thoughts and opinions about social issues through their music,…show more content…
I have chosen two texts that fit under the rap genre, ‘Changes’ by Tupac, and ‘Same Love’ by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis. These two songs talk about issues in society, and the artists opinions about them, and how they want change in the world we live in today.

Tupac's song ‘Changes’ was written in 1992, and it discusses what his views on the world are, and how social issue are portrayed by people. The song references the war on drugs, the treatment of black people by the

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