Music in Society

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Have you ever heard the saying " it takes a village to raise a child"?. Well in a sense It's easy to say society also plays a role in having a lot of influences on a adolesnt growing up. Some positive, some not. A certain influence that is brought fourth to the generations today throughout society is mainly the influence, and the impact of music that overflows the radio's, TV and internet today. Music plays a big role in todays society like it always have centuries ago. music is what makes the world go around. music is for people of all ages, shapes, and colors. The sound of music can make a person happy, sad or may lift that persons spirit in different aspects. Music can create feelings of all sorts, it can make a person feel sexual, amped or relaxed to name a few. These very few reasons are some of the many reasons the artist even think to write the lyrics they write. After all as the artist say " I'm just giving my fans what they want" when it's more like feeding the fans a fairytale, that same very artist is even dreaming. from when the daydreaming starts is when the adolesant starts imitaiting what he or she hears or see's. What they see and hear all starts off as but a dream, for the artist and the "fans", but what isn't looked into deeply is that mainstream music "rap" so to speak is mostly an illusion created to catch the fans. Mainly the younger generations today. music nowadays is supposed to define the people and, because of this music has almost lost it's worth to so many. their is no more music like AL Green, the isley brothers, or Eda James soulful music that every one of all ages and genders could once truely appreciate that gave value. These artist to name a few from the 60's and 70's had worthy music with positive messages that uplifted folks has diminished slowly leaving room for the nonsense music the musicians call "rap" or "r&b today.…...

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