Music is one of the few ways in which people can connect with each other, it is one way in which cultures can not only identify themselves but also communicate with each other and find common ground. The sights and sounds of a particular culture may affect without fully understanding the meaning of their importance within that culture. Once were an indication of how things are, and a view of where society is headed. Music Is a direct reflection of the picture of society.
Music can be a way to deliver messages, a poetic medium, a fine art. R nothing more than a source of entertainment. No matter what it is used for, music is the perfect art and our lives would be that much less complete without it that life as we know it would be the same without. Music is interpreted in many ways by each person’s own concept. As the mind follows the melodious sounds of music, emotions surge and questions arise, sometimes causing an emotional tug of war within the Interior of one’s inner mind.
Man’s Individual self-concept is greatly affected by music, which has a strong affect on ones emotions. Each Individual reacts and processes their own thoughts according to their own self-concept. 2 In the Philippines, music does not only serve as an entertainment but an effective portrayal of reality. Along with the trend of colonialism, Western influences such as rock and roll, hip-hop and pop music revolutionize Philippine music (Devils, 2008). Rap music can give people entertainment and also tell a story In someone’s life.
Rapping Is distinct from spoken word poetry In that It Is performed In time to a beat. Rapping can be delivered over a beat or without accompaniment. Rap occupies a gray area among speech, prose, poetry, and song. The use of the word to describe quick speech or repartee long predates the musical form, meaning originally “to hit”. According to Macarthur (1998), the rappers talk rapidly, rhythmically, vividly, and boastfully, so as to compete for prestige among one’s peers and impress one’s listeners. Some rappers use strong language.
As all kinds of music, the more popular It becomes, the more likely you are to find both good and bad sides. But the positive side of rap greatly outweighs the negative. And its positive messages seem to be spreading. Mackerel (2011) also emphasized that rap are sometimes delivered with elodea. The ability to rap quickly and clearly is sometimes regarded as an important sign of skill. Rap music was about having fun, being able to express 3 what youth are feeling and a way to keep youth out of trouble.
There are many youth that find rap music an exceptional source of entertainment. All music can be an Incredible tool for expression. Rap music Is as valid for those teenagers who Identify with it, as classical music is for those who are deeply moved by it. The music we listen to is part of the complex web of media present in our life. As Rap music is now merging the youth interest and aspirations the alarming effects of it would like to know and take proceedings by the researchers.