Name: Professor: Course: Date: Sexism in Hip Hop Music and Videos Introduction Music plays a definitive role in shaping up the current societal structure. The setting demands the creation of vital skeptics in the happiness of upholding specific cultural norms. In this cases the analysis of hip-hop as music plays a definitive role in the creation of a perfect societal plan. Currently the music genre is part of the popular music and it has a huge influence in various parts of the world. The ability of the musicians to combine various themes in a singular song is an astonishing factor that makes the music quite popular. The society must analyze the music for the contents and other relevant issues that involves the culture. Ideally it leads to the understanding of the relevance of the music and its videos in the society. The paper discusses the sexism existing in the the appeal to class is a basic issue that the videos of the musical genre focus. Apparently the music focuses on creating a specific set of content that centers on appealing to the audience in a specified manner. Hip-hop may not appeal to most women. This is based on the lyrics that the music applies when addressing dominant issues. Works Cited Wolf Sebastian. Sexism in Rap Music. Munich: GRIN Verlag GmbH 2015. Print. Runell Marcella and Martha Diaz. The H2ed Guidebook: A Sourcebook of Inspiration & Practical Application. New York City NY: Hip-Hop Association 2014. Print. Dines Gail and Jean M. M. Humez. Gender Race and Class in Media: A Text-Reader. Thousand Oaks: Sage 2013. Print. Watkins S C. Hip Hop Matters: Politics Pop Culture and the Struggle for the Soul of a Movement. Boston: Beacon Press 2015. Print. Ryan Thomas. Hip Hop Culture in the United States and Puerto Rico. 2015. Print. [...]
How does the repertoire chosen relate to issues of race, class, gender, sexuality, or other definers of identity? Bear in mind that while lyrics and performance are important, musical issues must be addressed as well.