The Impacts Of Hip-Hop's Impact On Politics

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Hip-Hop is a cultural movement that all started in the 1970s at South Bronx, New York. You either love it or hate it, no in-between. However, you can’t deny the fact that Hip-Hop is one of the most influential things that a person could ever listen to. Some people would say that Hip-Hop is just music, it doesn’t affect anyone’s life and artists just do it just to get their cheques in the mail but people who think that are wrong. For example, rappers like Eminem aka Slim Shady can actually change your views on certain things just by what they say on their songs. Therefore, Hip-Hop can impact almost everything you can ever think of, including today’s politics, economy, and social world. First of all, Hip-Hop can affect politics in the most controversial way possible. All it takes is one really famous rapper with a microphone and pen to spit his thoughts about his certain views about politics and it could change history. For example, back in 2004 when there was the presidential election going on Eminem released a single called “Mosh” which was a song about kicking George W. Bush out as president. He says lines like “"No more blood for oil, we got our own battles to fight on our soil/No more psychological warfare to trick us to think that we ain 't loyal/If we don 't serve our own country we 're patronizing a hero/Look in his eyes, it 's all lies, the stars and stripes/They 've been swiped, washed out and wiped, And replaced with his own face.” (Eminem, 2004). These lines

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