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It is said to believe that hip hop started in the streets of the Bronx in the 1970s when a Jamaican immigrant DJ Kool Herc settled in New York Kool Herc is known as the father of hip hop Hip hop was known to be grouped by four elements break dancing emceeing rapping graffiti and turntables Hip hop in todays world you cant listen to a song that doesnt degrade women in any shape or fashion Hip hop into today society is all about money cars girls and drugs Hip hop had some much meaning behind their lyrics for instance they had life lessons that they spoke into rhymes Thus this leads to low self-esteem in women and higher pregnancy rates Also this has become such a norm for rappers today that they dont realize what theyre doing Lupe Fiasco released a song called Hurts Me Soul back in 2006 He discusses his conflicting feelings about rap and how he feels torn liking a genre that glamorizes sexism and greed He goes on to back up his statement he made by rapping this on his track I used to hate hip-hop yup because the women degraded But Too hort made me laugh like a hypocrite I played it Hip hop started to degrade women in the late 20th century with a group called 2 Live Crew Back in 1989 2 Live Crew was probably the first ones to degrade women and to start the path for rappers in todays world 2 Live Crews most successful album yet most degrading was As Nasty As They Wanna Be and their most successful song off that album was Me So Horny They also had songs like We Want Some P Dick Almighty Dirty Nursery Rhymes The F Shop If You Believe in Having Sex and many more You can thank 2 Live Crew for how hip hop is the way it is today Hip Hop degrades women so
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