Hip Hop And Its Influence On American Culture

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Cultural Expression Music has inspired and touched the lives of many aspiring hip hop artists which makes it one of the most influential culture in American. Hip hop has become one of the most vital, and profitable, forces in popular culture. Hip hop beats have influenced popular music genres from rock to jazz to reggae. Hip hop is a form of art which can be expressed through rap songs, break dancing, and graffiti art. The culture has become so popular that it has entered today’s fashion and modern language. Hip hop music is an extremely large part of today’s generation and a global genre, which influences the generation all over the world. The culture has entered everywhere from TV commercials to toys, video games, and also fashion industry. I predict that hip hop music is here to stay because that 's the only way a hip hop artist can convey their story without being arrested. Hip hop is here to stay because, inequality among poor people, injustice and police brutality that hip hop music is protesting against still exist in American today. Hip hop groups like Public Enemy and N.W.A. during the late 80’s and early 90’s made determined efforts to deal with an attitude of sensitivity toward and sense of responsibility regarding injustice and problems in society. Their music served as social awareness movement during their generation. Their music is meaningful and powerful because it reminds black people to stand up and fight against injustice. Inequality and racial
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