Sexism in Hip-Hop

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All teenagers know that their parents publicly show their hate for the hip-hop industry, and every single spin off of its culture reflected in society these days. However, it is not specifically any type of society that these "atrocious customs" are depicted in, it lies at the very heart of my generation, the technologically inclined so to say. However, is there any basis to the "gray-haired persons," hate of our music, the kind that we hear being played all over the entire school?

Obviously one of the factors in the obvious dislike in the music comes from a combination of the music's lyrics, and then the image that the artist presents in his music videos. Back in the older days we all heard the occasional "B's," and "H's." However, the once occasional and ghastly act has now become rampant, and many an artist have employed these words far too often.

As we all know, this has an effect on today's young people, being that everyone wants to be like the superstars. So hey, if he can do it, so can I, is the exact thought that plunges through their, rather our era's, minds. This is the exact opposite of what the case should be however.. Maybe it is not our fault though. The slander said in many songs these days becomes an example of our culture, one that should be followed. As a result, it becomes infused in everyday life.

As the saying goes, "Tell me who your friends are, and I'll tell you who you are." And unlike magnets, in a relationship, such as one between friends, opposites surely don't attract. Therefore, from this we can conclude, that one will always try to be like the next (keep in mind, someone always has a friend who has a friend who has a friend). Through this, we can see that everyone is connected in some fashion..

Well, how does this affect my daily life? Besides the obvious fact that I know enjoy hearing the "B's," and "H's," twenty times every day, the attitude towards women is like a virus. No matter how much one may...
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