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Hip Hop Music- Impacting Young minds

           Hip Hop Music- How it effects Youth/society

If Hip Hop has the ability to
corrupt minds, it also has the
power to uplift them!

Ever since the rise of rap and hip-hop music, teens have been turning to them to help solve their problems. However, these kinds of music can be very destructive to teens. It is not the youth’s fault, it is the content that the music contains.

Although rap and hip-hop music can be a force for good, they can also have an extremely negative impact on the attitudes and behaviors of American youth.

So, why are youth being affected by these genres of music?
American youth are a target towards the marketers of rap and hip-hop; they are always influenced by the media and still trying to find their identity. 

Rap and hip-hop music provides teens with a sense of belonging.
When a person looks up to or is influenced by a role model, they tend to do the things that person does. These teenagers tend to try and mimic their actions, ideas, the way they live, dress and a…