Hip Hop Videos And Its Impact On The Music Industry Essay

708 Words Oct 4th, 2016 3 Pages
It 's a calm Friday afternoon, and I figured what’s better than having a little nostalgic moment and watching old hip-hop videos. I started with Biggies ‘s "Hypnotize" then I moved all the way to Lil Wayne’s "Bling Bling" . I thought to myself, “ My, has Hip-Hop fashion changed” from Armani suits, to tank tops and sagging jeans. But one thing I can say, these men in the beginning of their careers have never been considered homosexual because no matter what they wore it was still considered “street” or “hardcore” in the music industry.

Well, there are some new kids on the block and they are more controversial than ever. And I’m not talking about the covered in tattoos and piercings kind that your parents warned you about in middle school (and in your head your like “cool”), but the kind that makes you send a mirror pic to the group chat and ask “ Can I really go outside like this or Nah?”
Take Young Thug, for instance - the most controversial lyricist and dress wearer to ever grace the Hip-Hop world. You may have seen his recent cover for mixtape Jeffery (2016) swarming all over social media, with Young Thug posing in an Alessandro Trincone ruffled dress number. The Hip Hop world has been up and arm’s debating whether or not this is something to be accepted. Recently in a Complex Magazine video blog, the magazine did a survey on how they felt about Thug’s recent attire. One person, in particular, was not a fan of this little number – Rapper Fat Joe stated, “I…

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