Rap Music: A Misinterpreted Art Form By Enoch Noel Submitted to Ms. Jones Oct. 9, 2001 Oral Communication T-Th-4pm Outline Thesis Statement: Social acceptance for rap music is my goal and in order for me to reach it, I will have to answer the questions what is rap, who founded it, and how much influence does the news and media have upon rap music.
Introduction I. History of Rap Music A. When, and who founded it? B. What is Rap music? II. Compare and contrast parent's view about rap music.
A. How parents feel about rap music.
B. How kids feel about rap music.
III. News and media influence on rap music.
A. Positive rapper in music.
B. Negative Rappers in rap music.
IV. Conclusion Rap Music :Misinterpreted art form In a world with mass cultural diversity, it is unfair to blame just one brand of music for all societies of crimes. Nonetheless, rap music is not a menace to society. Rap music as a whole is very motivating and has definite capabilities involved in rap music such as Coolio, Naughty by nature, Queen Latifa, and Will Smith. Still there are many people that feel rap music should be banned from television and the radio. Only if we as a society can comet ether to accept each others culture, will rap music be accepted by everyone. Just like any other type of music there will always be critics, but who are the critics? Is it the parents of today or the media? In every industry there are always problems that exist. Like many Businesses there are always bad people involved, and sometimes they influence other people to follow them. Rap music is one of the nation's top selling music industry and some of the artists are just in it for the money. They have no care for what the art of rap music or poetry represents. In addition, they will do anything to make money, even if it means degrade their own race. But who is to blame for this problem? Social acceptance is my goal and in order for me to reach it , I will have to answer the questions...
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