Growing criticism on mainstream rap music

Jaelan Leonard | Contributing Writer Hip-hop/rap music is a global phenomenon that permeates every facet of our society. Hip-hop doesn’t just influence the mainstream, it is the mainstream. However, its recent decline in sales and growth in criticism have said otherwise. In a span of more than 40 years, rap music has evolved to fit the cultural aspects of the changing society. Many individuals use rap music as a form of expression to explain ongoing problems that they are facing. The internet has changed the music industry to allow for creative musical expression. It is also a great tool that … Continue reading Growing criticism on mainstream rap music