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Content Of Pop Culture : What Should Be Censored?

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xual Content in Pop Culture: What Should Be Censored? The subject of this assignment is about pop culture, sexual content, and censorship. When it comes to the subject of music I do not, or try not, to listen to music nor watch music videos that insinuates secular or sexual content. I have thought about the messages that TV and music send to its viewers and whether or not these messages are beneficial or harmful. My two favorite (secular) songs are Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wop (that thing)” and American Authors’ “Best Day of My Life”. I have never watched either of these song’s music videos. Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wop” song, through its lyrics, teaches the realistic troubles that women encounter when mate-seeking or looking for self-love. It also describes what men do to women in that process. She also tells the females how to carry themselves as respectable women. According to the song, men are who they are. While dating they tend to only worry about themselves and will do just about anything to have sex with the other. They will lie, cheat, and may not even take care of their own children. Yet, they sport rims, and spend money at the club. For some reason women fall for this game and become victim to circumstances that are patently avoidable. I think the messages through Hill’s lyrics and music video is powerful and can be beneficial to its viewers. Hill demonstrates throughout the video of the potential dangers of falling for the lustful and no purposeful “things” men
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