The Negative Influence Of Hip Hop And Rap

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Throughout the past years hip hop and rap artists use their music to express their views, opinions, and how they are feelings in their songs. From the artists lyrics someone will have an understanding of what the artist is talking about; because either they have done the same things or they are having the same problem. The first amendment of the constitution is freedom of speech and that’s what a hip hop artist is doing. Though hip hop music has influenced our culture positively. Hip hop also perpetuate violence towards young people as well. Media can have a lot of influence on people’s lives. Music, especially, is very powerful. It can tap into people’s emotions and change the way that they act. What people see in music videos or hear in lyrics…show more content…
Hip hop has become popular, not just in America, but worldwide. Hip hop has expanded itself into music, fashion, advertisement and movies. It’s given many rappers, and those associated with the genre, the chance to branch themselves out into other ventures and create their own brands. Also, it has allowed them to bring hip hop to other communities through organizations and fundraisers as well. Hip-hop has gone through many changes that some people do not agree or identify with. It has impacted a lot of things in the world from fashion to politics. Hip hop music has been used as a means to create songs that deliver somewhat negatives messages such as sex, drugs, and violence “The Message by Grandmaster Flash”, and “F**k the Police” by N.W.A”. It has also been used to advocate more positive messages. Despite the violence hip hop perpetuate it also has a big impact in our culture…show more content…
Music is a potent and indispensable form of protest you know. The pain and rage produced by the persistence of inequality, violence, racism and oppression in the United States has generated some of most powerful songs. Bob Dylan, I believed has the most famous protest song ever written about police brutality on his album “Blowin in the Wind” “How many roads must a man walk down. Before you call him a man? Yes, 'n' how many seas must a white dove sail. Before she sleeps in the sand? Yes, 'n' how many times must the cannon balls fly. Before they're forever banned? The answer, my friend, is blowin' in the wind, the answer is blowin' in the wind” (Bob Dylan

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