Jasmine howard 23 october 2013 hip hop’s portrayal of black women hip hop has changed drastically over the course of years in the earlier ages, hip hop artists valued plenty of originality by creatively expressing themselves in a positive way to their surroundings. Hip-hop hip-hop music was created during the 1970's and is one of the most popular expressions of art in the united states of america it was widely listened to, viewed, and practiced by those within the african american and hispanic communities when it was originally formed however, in recent years it has started to attract a more diverse audience.
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Tasia walker masculinity in rap and hip hop today in hip hop every rapper has to portray themselves as being hard, having a lot of girls in their circle and having money since the beginning of the american society being considered a real man was to be able to protect their families.
Hip-hop has a long, sordid, and complex relationship with women female mcs including queen latifah, mc lyte, salt-n-peppa, lil kim, and nicki minaj still aren't taken seriously as lyricists in a male-dominated genre driven by bravado and machismo, where the distinction between despicable females and upstanding ladies is made on the whim of male artists. Negative images of women are used by hip hop in videos so as to become more famous and attract people to but their music videos the female body is valuable, they are also sexual attractive to men images of women are used to convey meaning to gender and other value.
Many scholars have argued that misogyny in hip hop culture is a product of misogyny within american culture at large adams and fuller (2006) suggest that hip hop artists have internalized negative stereotypes about women that are prevalent in american society, after witnessing women being treated poorly growing up.