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Old 03-01-2007, 08:47 AM   #1
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The turning point is hard to pinpoint. But after 30 years of growing popularity, rap music is now struggling with an alarming sales decline and growing criticism from within about the culture's negative effect on society.

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The turning point is hard to pinpoint. But after 30 years of growing popularity, rap music is now struggling with an alarming sales decline and growing criticism from within about the culture's negative effect on society.
AMEN AMEN AMEN I hate rap music and we all know what types of words are sang with this music. I would listen to country (barf) before I listen to rap
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AMEN AMEN AMEN I hate rap music and we all know what types of words are sang with this music. I would listen to country (barf) before I listen to rap
Agree with you 100% on this one. Word!
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Old 03-01-2007, 11:21 AM   #4
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I'm a very eclectic music fan. My music collection has country, techno, opera, classical, and even some Japanese music (Ayumi Hamasaki is awesome! ). However, rap is the one genre that will never be a part of my collection.

A few years ago, I was back in the Navy. I was working in the ship's post office with several other postal clerks. Most of the others liked rap music and that is what played on the radio EVERYDAY! >_<;; There was one day I still remember where the song playing was a rap song called "B*tch, get out the way." The song was so offensive, I stood up and said, "I can't take anymore of this bullsh*t music. I'll be back in a few." A female PC in the room (female of all people!) stood up in outrage and replied, "No one ever calls your music bullsh*t!" I replied, "The day you people actually let me play my music in here is the day you can call it bullsh*t. But right now, I'm sick of yours." And I left.

Rap music is just so offensive. The artists (and I use that term very loosely) typically sing about gangs, rape, murder, doing drugs, and lust. It's AWFUL music and should disappear, in my opinion.

Music is an art, hence the reason singers are called "artists." Art is the ability to share your feelings and experiences through creation. With that said, who would want to experience the kinds of things they sing about in rap music?!
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What about Crunk? How do you all feel about Crunk?

Gimme some Lil' Jon and Ying Yang! Damn, I like dat, I like dat

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I have never been a fan of rap music. The language is offensive and so is the sound. It hurts my eardrums when someone is behind me and I can feel my vehicle vibrate from the loud rap music. Why do they have to play it so loud?
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