What does sex have to do with Hip-hop?

Hip-hop has been around for a very long time and it has its way of making the world spin. Every song has a meaning and all of the meanings are different. People use music as a stress reliever and also listen to it for other reasons. Music also influences people and gives off messages that can be positive or negative, depending on the audience. Artists make music because they are extremely talented in writing lyrics or delivering lyrics. They may also like entertaining others, or making music can simply be how they make a living. However, some of the music talks about some things that affect the true meaning of real music. In today’s society, our youth are being influenced by the music that they listen to. ‘Some Cut’ is a hip hop song that involves a lot of sexual lyrics. This song is a true example that sex can definitely sell records.

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnYMYG6xTOE

 

The song ‘Some Cut’ is by a group called TrillVille was once number 14 on the Billboard charts and it also sold 500,000 copies. This song has some very explicit lyrics about hooking up with a girl and having sex with her. Here are some lyrics from the song. Keep in mind that this is just the chorus.

 

What it is hoe, ah what’s up (what’s up)

Can a nigga get in them guts (them guts)

Cut you up like you ain’t been cut (been cut)

Show your ass how to really catch a nut (oh yeah yeah)

Well give me you number and I’ll call (I’ll call)

And I’ll follow that ass in the mall (in the mall)

Take you home, let you juggle my balls (my balls)

While I’m beatin and tearin down your walls (oh yeah)

 

The lyrics contain some slang that may not be easy to understand for some individuals. However, it is extremely vulgar. For example, when the artist uses the term guts, he is talking about the female’s private area. In other words, he asked could he penetrate his penis into her private area which would create sexual intercourse. Due to the fact that this record made it to one of Billboard’s top songs and also sold lots of copies, this proves that people have become comfortable with hearing about having sex. This type of content sell records and it has become a social norm. It has now become what people are attracted to and want to hear. Therefore, there is a direct correlation between hip hop and sex. Hip hop artists use sex and anything sexually related to drive their lyrics.

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