Essay Hip Hop And Rap Music

1020 Words Nov 23rd, 2015 null Page
Throughout the past years hip hop and rap artists use their music to express their views, opinions, and how they feel in their songs. From the artist 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. Hip hop music has influenced our culture in several ways. Hip hop perpetuate violence towards young people, because violent videos and movies are number one cause of violent behavior in teens.
Music and movies influence violence in teens. Rap music influences young teens to take the lyrics to thought and can cause violence in a troubled teen. In movies they can influence teens in violence by the visual context guns, drugs, language, and how the movie is played. Teens can easily get a hold of rated R movies. There are some movies that show how people rob banks, do crimes, or even how to kill a person. Music and movies should be safer to watch or listen, also more appropriate to teens. Rap and hip hop music provide teens with a sense of imitating of singers. Some of them have no important role model in their lives, so they look up to a rap or hip hop artist. When a role model influences teens, they tend to do and say the same things that person does. In some ways, this could have a negative impact on youth. Some violent lyrics in songs can be a trigger for some…

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