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Rap Music and Crime
A look at the negative influence of rap music.
# 122651 | 500 words | 5 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Music Studies (Contemporary) , Criminology (General) , Child, Youth Issues (General)

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This paper provides an argument that rap music and the culture it inspires have a deleterious impact on juveniles. In particular this is noted with respect to an increase in crime and other negative behaviors among those who embrace the images and behaviors expressed in the music.

From the Paper:

"Rap music rap musicians and the culture inspired by them exist in a world of violence, crime, drug use and unbridled sexuality. The logo for 'Death Row' records responsible for such rappers as Snoop Dog, Dr Dre and Tupac Shakur is a blindfolded black man strapped into an electric chair at the time of execution. The shooting murders of rival rappers Tupac Shakur and Notorious B I G were linked to animosity between the Los Angeles street gangs the Bloods and Crips."

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Rap Music and Crime (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 27, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/analytical-essay/rap-music-and-crime-122651/

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