Rap and the Eroticizing of Black Youth


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Showing that in its early days rap music led to black consciousness, this discussion goes on to argue thatthe current preoccupationsof rapespeciallythe erotic themesexpressed and theirdramatization in music videoshave led to anunthinkingyouthfulacceptance ofprofanity, vulgarity, sexual abuse, andviolence. The book advocates for a return to rap's origins, for young people to become more selective and critical of today's music, and for parents to take a more active role in monitoring their children's listening habits."

Rap and the Eroticizing of Black Youth 2007, African American Images

ISBN-13: 9781934155028

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