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Beyond Beats and Rhymes: Quiz CriteriaKnow Source of Quotes (mult. choice):Jada Kiss- argues that most violent lyrics are for entertainment and should not be taken literally, much like action movies are accepted as fantasy.“We have trusted the media and the corporations to define what hip-hop is....We have never let the media define us, so why are doing that now?” Brooklyn-bred hip-hop artist -Talib Kweli“The notion of violent masculinity is at the heart of American identity”- Michael Eric DysonChuck D.argues that instead of challenging the notion that black male violence is natural, the industries that produce popular culture actually exploit stories and images of black death for profit.“We’re playing a role from the time we’re seven and we’re walk- ing down the street and someone calls us a sissy, sucker, church boy, and we start playing that role.”-Rev. Conrad TillardMedia educator-Sut Jhally- suggests that, “hip-hop culture is not separate from the rest of American culture...the objectified female bodies are everywhere.”
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Music, Hip hop music, violent masculinity, black male violence, Michael Eric, False Misogyny- Contexual