Gangsta rap is misogynistic. Discuss. hi i have to write a eassy on gangsta rap: is gangsta rap show bad image on woman.. plzz help me out so confessed about this question    

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Remember that misogyny, for all intents and purposes, is degradation of women.  Keeping in mind that not all rap itself is misogynistic, there are many songs under the "gangsta rap" genre that are misogynistic.  For example, some people consider Snoop Dogg a "gangsta rapper," and in one of his most...

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Remember that misogyny, for all intents and purposes, is degradation of women.  Keeping in mind that not all rap itself is misogynistic, there are many songs under the "gangsta rap" genre that are misogynistic.  For example, some people consider Snoop Dogg a "gangsta rapper," and in one of his most famous songs, he claims,"B****** ain't s***, but hos and tricks, lick on these b**** and suck the d***," even further perpetuating the stereotype that "gangsta rap" is demeaning to women.  Also consider Lil' Jon's song "Get Low," in which he tells a woman to "shake that a**...shake it fast...shake that a** to the left and the right...." Imagine if a woman were to sing/rap something like that about a man (misandry)!  It happens, but it's rare -- and people find that laughable, but misogyny in rap lyrics is totally commonplace and accepted!

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It is pretty hard to argue with this statement.  The stereotypical gangsta rap about women talks about "bitches" and "hos" and does not portray women in any other light.  The only way really to argue that this is not misogynistic is to claim that it is a spoof, that it is just macho posturing that is not meant to be taken seriously.

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