One of the bright representatives of music performers and authors in this sphere is Drake whose songs are always meaningful and raise the topics speaking to many individuals. While hip-hop music helps the authors and performers to be rather direct and to a definite extent even brutal and painfully honest in their works, this is the type of music where the emotions and thoughts can be easily interpreted and understood. This feature can also be applied to one of Drake 's recent songs titled “Fake Love”. The song tells the listeners a story of a person who has achieved success but realizes that there are so many fake friends who are interested in him only
Many today enjoy unprecedented levels of affluence. An increased level of affluence undoubtedly increases purchasing power, which allows us to enjoy products of the culture industry. As a consequence however, we end up depoliticized as citizens. Popular music, indispensible to people of today’s society, was a notable part of Adorno’s work. In his view, Adorno saw popular music as a standardized product, and believed it to be a noteworthy example of pseudo-individualism.
The content is probably the most important source, the satirical character of these “humorous or satirical verses” Wise (2012, 483) mentions, derives from; but Dylan 's conception of the song, which of course goes along with the genre to a certain extent, contributes to the satirical character of this protest song, as well. “The basic rhythm [of a “talking blues”] is always two-four or four-four at a tempo of about 114 to 132 beats per minute” (Ibid.). Now checking Dylan 's song for this feature, it turns out that the instruments adhere to the rhythm, whereas the verses are rather irregular which is visually marked by their strongly varying length. This also contributes to the satirical
Most people have a negative view about rap music because a lot of rap music is about drugs, sex, alcohol, so on and so on. However, that is just parts of rap music there is a positive side to rap music. It is a misconception that rap music is totally negative, there are some artists that write lyrics with uplifting message to encourage their listeners. There are more and more Christian rap artist the focus on rapping positive message, and they keep their lyrics clean. The positive side of rap music has been underestimated, and rap music can actually benefit teenagers and even benefit the whole society.
Music has impacted people on a local and global scale because it brings people of all ethnicity, age, and gender together to enjoy what music has to offer today. As humans it is also important to remember that we feel the same things whether it is sadness or happiness. We all know what it feels to be sad or happy, and music can make a difference in how we portray our feelings. Different types of music influence all cultures, but what is important that while they are being influenced that they don’t loose sight of whom they are. The reason I say this is because staying to who you are or keeping in touch with your culture keeps you from being you, which in turn creates your own style of music.
As mentioned before, the radio brought unique entertainment opportunities to people, especially for those who could not afford the luxury of visiting places where entertainment was available only to the rich. With a radio set by their side, common people could also enjoy music and stayed informed about events as ordinary as a street robbery to change of governments and tug of war among political rivals to availability of commodities in the market. Nevertheless, the entertainment made the radio popular in the first instance. Soon after, the entertainment started moving into other areas other than music. Comedy shows, gossip chat and answering letters from listeners made people crazy about radio enjoyments.
Everybody has different musical taste and reasons of why they like it and even though, all songs are very different from each other, what they all have in common is that they make people feel something. The reason for this is the significance we give to the lyrics or the memories they hold for us. Occasionally, songs tend to have a much deeper meaning than it might seem and this song is not the exception. The Way You Look Tonight by Frank Sinatra is my favorite song because of its theme, the lyrics, and what it means to me. Even though it was difficult to choose only one song because of how broad my musical taste is none of those songs made me feel as unique and beautiful as this song does.
Every era will have its own style and patterns of music that rouses that particular time on what to say, wear or act. Albert (2009) claims that music is something that everybody can associate with and as it keeps on evolving, so will society. Tune in into radio stations or surf into television channels and endless current mainstream music will be played, repeatedly. While some of the songs are catchy, the meanings behind some songs are extremely provocative. Rap music is known for its reputation for being misogynistic.
From day to day, our world has been changed gradually from one condition to another. New ideas always come up to the minds of every people to make the living better. We cannot imagine the world without technological advances such as computer, televisions, machines and so on. There is no question that such devices have enriched our lives making them infinitely easier, but all too often we overlook the negative aspects of living in such a digital world. However there are some advantages and disadvantages of technology.