George Tuchman's Arguments Against Hip Hop Music Against Women

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Many scholars have criticised hip hop music for its negative contents against women. Many people fear that the portrayal of women is within hip hop music is extremely harmful to society as it promotes a distorted image of women and glamorises violence. George Bush State of Union address questions "why we as a nation embraces a pop culture that glorifies rap and hip hop that teaches men to prey upon women and engage in senseless violence" (Cited in Rose 2008:95). As he was the president of the united states at the time his views on the impact of popular culture are incredibly relevant to society. Even though hip-hop music often portrays women in a negative manner it is by far the only source that discriminates against them. According to Tuchman

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