Essay on rap music finished

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Rap music has been around for well over 30 years and is still very popular today. However over the time it has changed for the worst. When rap music first became popular there were hardly any explicit lyrics nor were there sexual references, yet know is seems as if these negative references aren’t available than the song seems not to exist. Younger generations seem to grasp to this type of music. Studies show that 70% of kids between the age of 12­17 indulge their time listening to this type of music. The songs they’re listening to are filled with negative connotations. Songs such as “Booty Talk” and “Hate Bein Sober” Over the years America has produced more raunchy and explicit music, and over the years America has produced more juvenile criminals and teenage babies. Rap music has a negative effect on youth today because of the behavior of the different rap artist, the disrespect towards women and because of the vulgar and language within the lyrics Rick Ross, Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, T.I., Gucci Mane, Chief Keef, Lil Bossie.. The list goes on and on. These rappers are the most known and prosperous in this industry. Songs are frequently being played on the radio, videos are commonly played on television, yet they’ve all been to jail at the peak of their career. From being caught with illegal guns in their possession to

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having too much back pay of child support. It’s true that everyone makes mistakes and has to learn from them, but that’s never the case with rappers. They use them going to jail to make them harder and stronger and more invisible to the world becoming repeat offenders. Tweens and teens idolize these rappers see’s nothing wrong with what the rappers are doing because they lyrics they put out portray everything they do to be acceptable. They make it seem like this type of living is acceptable for young teens to live. When in reality it is just not okay. American
Statistics show 47 percent of mothers with children in public schools believe that violent messages in rap music contribute a great deal to school violence, and 66% of 13­ to 17­ year­old's believe violence in music is partly responsible for violent crimes like the 1999
Columbine High School shootings. They go as far as yelling for whoever is in jail to be jailed.
“Free Boosie” was the most common one. Torrance Hatch (Lil Bossie) was incarcerated for a little over 5 years and every day whether it’d be on twitter or general conversation someone would say/yell “Free Boosie” not caring what has landed him in jail in the first place. This quickly became an epidemic for youth America. Wanting whoever is close to them to be freed from prison like they did nothing wrong. A person can do 10 years for murder and come home to open arms, but do four years in college and barely get acknowledge. Kids would rather live the

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fast life. “
Party, Party, Party lets all get wasted, shake it for me baby girl do it butt naked

Partying, drinking, pre­marital sex, drugs. It’s all too familiar, and is what the fast life is. The fast life is what has caused most rappers to get in trouble and is what’s causing the youth to be distracted from the ultimate goal in life. “
I got a 5'9" light brown juve, She got a coke bottle well shaped booty, and when she walk she booty talk, trucking like she Marshall Faulk, She get loose when she up in the dark” these lyrics are glorifying a woman's body giving it negative attention. Without a big butt, slim waist, and big breast you’re merely worthless to a rapper. Every Video model possess these qualities.
Males love it while females try to be it. Girls try to get the perfect body just to be turned around and be disrespected my boys. Allowing them to call them out of their names, saying anything to them. “Bitch”, “hoe”, “slut”, “thots” are words that…