This rivalry has led to the deaths of several famous rap artists, including Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. The type of behaviour shown inside the rivalry influences teenagers to believe that a violent, gang related lifestyle is okay, when in fact it is
But research shows that continuous exposure to violent media causes people to believe that violence can be an acceptable, positive way to solve problems. Video games and violence may seem surreal to have a connection but few adolescents cannot distinguish between fantasy and reality, and as a result, real life crimes have been committed. From robbing a car to killing children, many perpetrators have been influenced by video
Music Censorship Healthy debates have been caused by today's music. Generally, foul language has rapidly increased within modern popular song lyrics, especially among rap and heavy metal artists' songs. An increase in explicit violence and misogyny in popular music lyrics has been recorded. These lyrics have been judged to be inspirations for violent, suicidal, and criminal acts. For example, Mr. Raymond Kuntz referred to his son's incident.
Music is very powerful. It can control people’s emotions and change the way they act. What people see in music videos or lyrics may affect what they do, especially teens. One of the music genres, hip-hop, caused many arguments since its appearance in the late 20th century. The reason is some hip-hop song lyrics include violence, sex, vulgar language, drugs, and alcohol use.
Drugs, poverty, and an unstable home life are some of the already factors that influence violence; if the already known factors are combined with media violence, “the result is an explosion of violent crime in any nation in which it takes place” suggests Lt. Col. David Grossman (par. 3). Most people who are often exposed to violence would argue, “Not all people who are exposed to media violence are murderers.” This is true, but most murderers have had some involvement with violent video games, rap music, or television. Kids tend to mimic the actions of others whether they are good or bad. For example, if a kid witnesses someone bullying someone else, they will, more likely than not, join them.
It is surprising that music can have such an impact on American society today. The truth is that rap and hip-hop music not only affects teenagers and children that commit violence, but also affects those victims who suffer from the violent acts, Violence and Misogyny is a very serious problem that Americans face today and in order to create peace in our city streets, we must set guidelines to what our children should or should not hear.
With the increase in violent video games, movies, and television, many believe that children are at risk of becoming violent and aggressive which could stunt their development. However, there have been some recent studies that search for the benefits of this exposure. If delivered in the right way, can schools use violent media in a positive way to teach students? Gerard Jones makes this argument in “Violent Media is
This doesn 't only make teens want to go out and have sex themselves but for some girls it might even make them feel unwanted because of how their bodies are. Another negative rap artist is Eazy-E, he has been dead for about 19 years now and his music is still influencing many teens to be gangster like he once was. Most of his songs were about thugs hanging out on the street and smoking or selling drugs. He himself was considered a gangster from Compton, CA , always disrespecting the law and women in many if his famous rap
Violence is "the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or against a group or community, which either results in or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, development, or deprivation." As it is stated on Webster Dictionary. Violent video games has a large impact on teenagers. Recent studies have shown that through violent video games teenagers aggression, and behaviors begin to increase at a dramatic rate. Lastly, violent video games addiction causes teenagers conscience to almost decay.
One more Killer, The Killer Clown, had a high victim count too, and his methods of murdering were troubling. The Killer Clown would sexually assault and torture his victims before killing them. He would then dismember their bodies and hide them in a crawlspace under his house (Mehrotra). The most interesting on this list though is The Milwaukee Cannibal. His real name is Jeffrey Dahmer, and he killed seventeen young men and boys by drugging them, sexually assaulting them, and then murdering them.