Rap Music Is Not A Violent Form of Entertainment
Many people think that rap music is making kids more violent. They think that rap music is just a glorification of violence. All rap music is doing is to show how horrible and inhuman life is in the ghettos across the country. This is what's really happening out there. It's not fake.
â€œGangster Rappersâ€¦ have been harassed time and time again by critics for their explicit lyrics and glorified ways of rapping about their lives as gangstersâ€ (Quiroz 1). Rappers have a freedom to speak what they want. Although many rappers have blunt language and use rude statements, they use the language most commonly used by their peers in the metropolitan cities, but â€œâ€¦often being misunderstood, gangster rappers have been blamed for glorifying the gangster way of lifeâ€(Quiroz 1).
â€œA lot of past violence has been spurred by the huge entourages the groups usually travel withâ€ (Margasak 2). Some believe that â€œâ€¦moralists have criticized gangsta rap for promoting violence, but artistically speaking it has a bigger problemâ€¦â€ (Margasak 1). The question still remains, â€œIs rap a violent form of entertainment, or isnâ€™t it?â€™
In a past report, â€œDuring the course of the evening two UW students [University of Waterloo] were hit in the head with beer bottles and required stitchesâ€¦Fed Hall manager Johnny Megalos was struck in the head by another patronâ€¦and a police officer had his foot run over by a vehicle attempting to push through a crowd of three-hundred peopleâ€¦the rap events have produced disturbances, unruliness, and assault all of which were alcohol-relatedâ€¦Experience has proven that there is a greater risk of incident at these events as opposed to other events on campusâ€ (Oâ€™Brien 1). The co-president of Climaxx Entertainment, Sacha Isaacksz, gave this stateme