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Urban Culture News Hip-Hop or is it Rap
Hip-Hop or is it Rap PDF Print E-mail
Written by Blastmaster Teacha ID2809   
Thursday, 06 July 2006 08:13

Hip-Hop is a free spirit art form, In the beginning it was all about expressing your self, But 30 years later it has become more of an corporation, in fact the American economy thrives on it as a part of their marketing scheme.

Big industry giants used it as a part their promotional advertisement gaining billions of dollars for their companies, while others take in huge amounts of money and then diss hip-hop after they get filthy rich (Timberland, Cristal. Tommy Hill) yet even the powers that be even use hip-hop to their advantage.

Music is a soundtrack of life, these powers that be know this and will use as a tool to subdue a culture, the ending results dumb down the society and spares the powers that be from losing power over those they seek to control (You). Yet all music forms have a good and evil side to them.

Hip-hop has managed to reach the front and is one of the highest paid of all the music genres. Yet today it has more of a negative effect on society.

It has been broken up into multi genres Hip-Hop, Rap, Gangsta Rap, Christian Rap and many more...

Rappers of the past that represented real hip hop as they say, call today’s hip hop rap because it doesn’t represent what they feel hip hop should and could be. Songs have become more degrading to our culture and does more harm as well. More violence in hip hop, Because of today’s hip-hop more rappers are now being murdered before their time, More rappers today also are in and out of jail sometimes more than the average cat in the street.

This is becoming more of an epidemic even to the point where young kids in the street are being jailed or murder because they are trying to emulate their favorite rappers, the scary part is that it seems as if you have to become a common thug to get a record deal these days,

Rappers are now straight out of jail and walk into mutli-million dollars deals. This has made it increasingly hard for some young lad that doesn’t live a life of crime to even get a deal and for them they now have no outlet to express themselves.

We can stop this disease from spreading by requesting and asking our favorite radio stations and video station into playing the type of hip hop we desire not the hip hop that is destroying our culture...

We need a balancement in hip-hop that provides a choice for the listener, I urge you to stand up and fight for your rights to party.


Urban Culture News Hip-Hop or is it Rap

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