Hip Hop Essay

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Timothy Williams Melissa Reen English 100 November 3, 2009 THE STATE OF HIP HOP As our generation changes in time so does the music. I think that the state of hip hop is in a good position for the most part. There is always room for improvement. So I feel safe saying that there are some things that hip hop can work on. To me, the music and the artists are starting to sound alike. The number one topics are sex, money, and drugs. A lot of people who get into the music industry make one song. The music industry is a complicated industry to join because you always have to keep up. You can never fall behind. With it being so many artist, it‘s hard to rise to the top. Many artists have been in the industry for years and they are always on top of their game. For new artists, sometimes it’s best for them to take a break to grow up and get in touch with who they are as a person. A little or a lot of time off is good because a person can learn about what’s hot and what’s not. It’s not just about the about the money. It’s about your life and what you like to do. These days you have disk jockeys and artists who don’t have a sense of history of the artists that made hip hop what it is today. There are a lot of people in the music business. For instance, there are the old school artists and the modern day artists. The problem I have with the old school artists is that they are trying to say that hip hop is dead. That’s their opinion. Instead of criticizing the young upcoming artists, they should give advice of what they know about the music industry. Some artists just try to get into the industry by insulting another artist. To me, degrading an artist to make themselves noticed is childish. You are supposed to get noticed because of your lyrical skills. Bashing another artist shows that you are weak. Also, it shows that you are not confident enough to survive in the

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