The Power of Music. Music surrounds us in our everyday lives. We hear it when we are in the car, at work, when we are shopping, at restaurants, at doctor’s offices, and many more places. The music serves a purpose other than entertainment at many of these places.
Rap music has received plenty of criticism for often containing explicit lyrics, alcohol use, drugs, and sexism. Many people believe that rap music have been a negative influence on youth, due to the explicit lyrics, alcohol use, drugs, and sexism. However, there is a positive side to rap music.