“They say I’m all about murder murder and kill kill, But what about Greenhouse and Kill Bill? What about Cheney and Hallucination? The back door deals on OLL fields? How is Nas the most violent person? ” -? Nas The flirt chapter of Trivia’s Rose The Hip Hop Wars debates about the issues of violence in the urban America and its association with hip hop. Rose explain that there are five central elements that are the underlying factors of the destruction of minority communities.
Rose further explained that these five elements worsen the others, causing the serious demolish of stable communities, resulting in forms of social breakdown in which violence is increased. The connection between hip hop and violence is misunderstood. A significant aspect of much of the criticism that has been aimed at hip hop Is that it promotes and condone violence, therefore being accused for Increased violence in America.
HIP Hop music should not be blamed for he problems In society, It should not be used as a scapegoat for those who don’t understand the current Issues In urban Malory communities. HIP hop music Is usually being targeted as something negative due to misconception. “Some violent imagery and lyrics in popular culture are responded to or perceived differently from others” (Rosewood). Hip hop culture is seen as negative because it is a way for oppressed individuals such as minorities to voice their opinions.
There are certain stereotypes attached to African American communities ND society always find a way to reinforce those negative stereotypes. Hip hop is being misunderstood because of the culture that it surrounds. Hip hop music is an art that reflects life. Rapper such as Tuba, Jay-Z, Snoop Dog, Nas, and 50 Cent who have been criticized for their lyrics, grew up in the inner city, and their words reflect what they have lived through in their upbringings.
Listeners can listen and know they are real, and that the rapper has truly experienced most of the things he discusses, mom of their experiences are exaggerated. The lyrics made by these rappers are not creating the worlds of violence and drugs; it is the reality of the streets although exaggerated a little. It was their lives, and the realities that they had to face every day. This is what goes on in minority neighborhoods. Hip Hop Don’t Cause Violence By wildness Kill Bill? What about Cheney and Hallucination? The back door deals on oil fields?
How is Nas the most violent person? ” – Nas The first chapter of Trivia’s Rose The Hip Hop Wars debates about the issues of been aimed at hip hop is that it promotes and condone violence, therefore being accused for increased violence in America. Hip Hop music should not be blamed for the problems in society, it should not be used as a scapegoat for those who don’t understand the current issues in urban minority communities.