A popular hip-hop/pop song titles ‘Same Love’ performed by Mackelmore feat Mary Lambert which is a five minute and twenty seconds song features the issues, controversies and stereotypes in the world today the revolves around homosexuality. ‘Same Love’ made it to the top 100 chart, placing first in both Australia and New Zealand through its catchy yet simple repetitive melody, the combination of rap and son as well as an important message that is circulating around the world today; that gays deserve equal human right as that which a straight human being possesses. Through the incorporation of a popular genre in music, rap, and a repetitive chorus which is sung, the song captures the majority of society, thus raising awareness into the community. As well as raising awareness for the equality of homosexuals, the song also points out the fact that the word ‘’gay’’ is used as a derogative term in not just the music industry but also in the world, that the word “gay” has lost all its original meaning and is instead used in our everyday vocabulary because it has been embedded in our culture. (“We become so numb to what we’re saying” ) “I used to say these words, not even thinking twice, but after listening to this song, I don’t say them anymore” These are one of the many feedbacks Mackelmore receives through creating and performing this song. To this day, the minority of society oppose of homosexuals, thus ‘ultimate justice’ for the gay community cannot be achieved, but the majority are fighting for their equality and supporting in this revolutionary movement. (And a certificate on paper isn't gonna solve it all, but it's a damn good place to start) Brief Synopsis:
a popular hip-hop/pop song titles ‘Same Love’ performed by Mackelmore feat Mary Lambert, a five minute a twenty seconds song that features the issues, controversies and stereotypes in the world today the revolves around homosexuality. ‘Same Love’ made it to the top 100 chart, placing first in both...
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