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  • Rap Music Performers
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    on 'Rap - The Music of the Tough Guys " The music rap only a decade and a haft old, finally notice by the world in 1990 as real music had has its real downfall with violence and corruption that surrounds this new kind of music. Its gotten so bad 1/20 people that listen to rap has run into the law that been influence by listening to music. That in order to stop all this violence that involves rap we must learn to understand were their coming from why the offending lyrics. 2 years ago a rapper nam...
  • Increase Of Violence In America's Youth
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    Recently there has been a dramatic rise in violence among America's teenagers. The easy explanation is that adolescents are scripting their behavior after popular music, television programs and movies that depict graphic violence, and explicit scenes of gore. Numerous years of social science research has studied the relationship between exposure to media violence and adolescent violence (See, 1998, p. 129). Although the size of the effect is still in question, the correlation between the two is ...
  • Increase In Real Life Violence On Television
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    From 1990 to to the present there has been a sharp increase in juvenile crime across the United States. From 1996 to the present there has been a slight decline from the statistics in 1995 (OJJDP). What was the cause for this uprise in juvenile delinquency? I will discuss 2 different theories to why there was such an increase in juvenile crime rates. I will analyze the rise of the " Gangsta-Rap' culture in the early 1990's and how it may have affected teenagers that are in lower-income families....
  • Negative Ways Mtv
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    The negative effects of MTV on our society and culture What do you think about when you hear the word MTV? Carson Daily counting down the top ten on Total Request Live? Bam Margera doing insane stunts on his new show BAM? How about The Wild Boys chasing alligators and poisonous snakes? MTV has revolutionized and affected the whole world through its negative influence on society and culture. MTV has in many ways corrupted our youths and American culture with shows such as Jackass, with their dang...
  • Violence In Entertainment
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    Reflection or Fabrication?" Since the beginning of civilized society, man has been infatuated with entertainment. From the ancient Grecian Plays and bloody Roman gladiators to Hollywood productions and Broadway musicals, people have always loved to be entertained. The forms of entertainment have changed, but not the effects that they have on the spectators. Movies, Television, Musicals, and even Music itself, all have a profound effect on the people who loose themselves in the magical (and somet...
  • Hamerlinck's Poor Choice In Music
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    What would happen if you found out that a certain type of food was bad for you; would you stop eating it? Similarly, if you found out a certain type of music was bad for you; would you stop listening to it? Wouldn't you need proof before you make a decision? John Hamerlinck, a freelance writer in St. Cloud, Minnesota uses this article, "Killing Women: A Pop-Music Tradition", to make his major point of how popular music is the most common link to violence (241). Hamerlinck voices his concern on t...
  • Music Companies And Their Artists
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    Music companies should not be held liable for the effects of their material. Certain forms of music are being cited as a cause of violence in today's society. Some individuals want forms of music, such as so-called "Gangster Rap" to be censored. However, what the public needs to understand is that rap artists are only telling of incidents that actually happen. Unfortunately, in today's society sex, violence, and crime are all part of everyday life. The artists are not forcing anyone to commit vi...
  • Hip Music
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    Sarah Ribeiro Hip Hop Stop It might be "hip" and even make you "hop", but as innocent as it may appear this hip music has hopped and entire generation into a world of drugs, sex and gang violence. Hip-hop or rap, is not only a genre of music, it is a language and a challenging lifestyle. From the distinct beats, the clothing and the seemingly aggressive use of language, it is almost undeniable that hip-hop influences its listener. The problem is that hip hop projects a certain image which can be...
  • Example Of Violence In Classical Music
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    As stated in the first amendment of the constitution of the United States, the amendment that deals with freedom of speech, "Congress shall make no law representing an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or of the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and petition the Government for a redress of grievances" (1st Amendment). With regards to music and musicians, this amendment gives any artist the right to s...
  • Rap Music And Rap Music Videos
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    INTRODUCTION For over 40 years, both experimental and field studies have been conducted to determine the effects of media violence on aggressive behavior in children. Although many may argue that the data supporting a positive correlation is still inconclusive (Freedman, 1984), research findings discrediting the correlational theory are relatively few. Most of the data seems to point in one direction and that is: that media violence is significantly related to increased aggression in children. I...

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