Others have suggested that rap music is a product of its environment, reflecting mainstream attitudes toward women, and that hip hop artists have internalized negative stereotypes about women. My issue is any implication that the sexual contact he is singing about is not consensual. Before you keep reading I encourage you to do either or by using the links below. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Some have argued that rap artists use misogynistic lyrics and portrayals as a way to assert their masculinity or to demonstrate their authenticity as rappers.
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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. And yes, I do agree with Ji Min that this issue of unequal sexual representation is apparent throughout the music industry. Thus, misogynistic songs from hip-hop glorified by grown African-American men should not be the ones targeted in perpetuating a certain stereotype.