Punk Music Vs Rap
to punk were looked down upon, seen as degenerates, stupid kids who weren’t gonna go anywhere in life, kids who just wanted to make a scene. Punk is a lot more than speaking out against the government. Essentially it gave people a way to speak up about anything and everything. For example, women like Kathleen Hanna, the lead singer from a feminist-punk band called “ Bikini Kill “, started The Riot Gurrrl’ Movement. Bands like hers and many other feminine punk bands sung about serious issues like rape, domestic violence, sexism, which were all things people wouldn’t talk about. Another common misconception about punk music is that people think it’s all about mosh pits, fights, and drugs. Something called The Straight Edge Movement also derived from punk. If you’re straight edge, you don’t drink, or do drugs, you’re 100% sober 24/7. The punk movement is very welcoming, they help you, and accept you no matter what race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation you are.
Project Task #3
Comparing both rap and the punk scene today, to the nineties would be way different. Today rap and punk music has evolved from where they started. Rap really reached it’s peak in the nineties, that’s when the problematic “ Gangsta rap “ came out of the woodwork. It really started with N.W.A, but that group already disbanded by the 90’s. The concept of gangsta rap was the expression of gang involvement, gang violence, police brutality, and the biggest one in my opinion- drugs. The way it was…