Music Essay: How Great By Chance The Rapper

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Music Essay

Everyone has a song. We all have that one song that holds a dear spot in our hearts. That song that you put on repeat and listen to for hours on end, that song that never gets old, that song that brings a smile to your face and changes your entire mood in just a few seconds. It popped into your head didn’t it? Music has always been around for me, because I basically grew up in church. Ever since I was a toddler, I was fascinated by the amazing worship music the band would play on Sunday mornings. It would have me on my feet giving God glory. It gave me a warm, comfortable sensation.
Music can also tell not just a story, but your story. I can also relate to this because my parents got divorced and I was just devastated. I began listening to an exceptional amount of different kinds of music, until I came across a song. The name of this song is “How Great” by Chance the Rapper. I instantly fell in love with this song because not only was it a mix of gospel and rap music, but the lyrics were extremely powerful to me. It’s almost like they spoke to me. Some of them were “Magnify, magnify, lift it on high” and “this type of worship will make Jesus come back a day early” speaking about God’s name and extolling it. It was also speaking about worshiping him so much that Jesus would come back a day early. I put God before anything else during these times of pain and suffering. Because I knew that he was bigger than all of my problems. I
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Ordinarily, I listen to calm instrumental music when I cannot fall asleep. As soon as I put it on, I’m sleeping like a baby. There is something so calm and soothing about this type of music.
In conclusion, music is also a great stress reliever, and is a universal language that anybody can speak. Everyone can be united by music. All kinds of people can also be greatly impacted by it, you just have to be receptive to it and give it a
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