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The African American Community How rap music has made a negative contribution It is easy to write or comment about the negative aspects of rap music because controversy and its reputation has proven to be a hot seller in this society Rap music has to constantly endure a damaging reputation because the negatives in the music are focused on the most in the media and the negatives sells But rap artists whose lyrics are positive or about political social or economic empowerment receive very little attention Akil 2003 The negative aspects of rap music is revealed through artists not setting good examples the disrespectful explicit and violent lyrics and the battles that sometimes leads to violence One of the most acknowledgeable negative aspects of rap music is that most rap artists are not setting good examples for the African American community Black musicians and artists have a responsibility to be conscious of their world and to let their consciousness be heard in their songs Regan 147 Keeping it real or hardcore has become the quickest and most likely way to become a star Whether we are aware of it or not being a rapper perhaps plays the most essential role in shaping the minds and attitudes of black youths Rappers are one of the most influential figures in the community Their influence is greater than most of our prominent religious leaders athletes teachers and even parents But artists sometimes fail to realize that people especially young kids try to imitate everything from the different lifestyles to the clothes rappers wear Some rappers lyrics along with their lifestyles are directed toward violence Today people think that if a person is rich and famous then he or she can get away with anything Not all artists have run-ins with the law but the ones that do
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