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Controversy in Lyrical Content Controversy in the content of todays lyrics is not a new issue It has been debated on for quite some time There are many different views on regulations and control over what an artist should or should not say Targeting artists for the content of their work should not be a concern of the media Each artist has the right to speak and record what he or she wants Todays media has targeted artists saying that young children will be corrupted by hearing the words in some of the top songs that are played on MTV One of the biggest controversies is over the artist Eminems lyrics Eminems multi-platinum selling albums are said to promote homophobia and violence It has been said that Eminems lyrics will brainwash the children that listen to his lyrics into becoming violent gay bashing rebels that carry guns and abuse women Yes some of Eminems lyrics can be extreme and questionable but isnt it the parents responsibility to monitor what their children are watching and listening to Many say that by playing artists like Eminems videos MTV is supporting violence against homosexuals and women Somehow these people dont seem to realize that the videos played on MTV are the clean version of the songs These videos are edited for the content Parents should view the videos and listen to the records that their children are experiencing Parents should also talk to their children about what is right and wrong The question is always asked How do children get these records with this content The Recording Industry Association of America RIAA labels records with controversial or offensive content explicit Stickers are placed on album covers with the words Parental Advisory Explicit Content The RIAA determines what albums should have the stickers placed on them Many record stores will not sell an album with these stickers to anyone under the age of eighteen and valid identification is
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