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Analytical Research: Rap v. Society

Posted in black rights, Common Sense, Morals, movies, Music and Love, news, police, politics, Prophet, Rap and Hip-Hop, Tupac Shakur, Uncategorized, Violence with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 18, 2008 by everythingimnot

I am writing a paper about the recent events from the beginning of the Jena 6 up to the hanging of a noose around the neck of the statue of Tupac Shakur. This not only includes the incidents of racism but also the media’s sudden want to clean up rap music after Don Imus said “nappy-headed ho”, which led to a congressional hearing over the state of rap music. I talk about how when something bad happens in society it gets reflected upon the rap community as if the source of all problems comes from there. I am using Tupac as a recurring figure in my paper. Continue reading