This paper is about Love,
Modern Music portrays to young girls that flaunting your sexuality is morally acceptable and being an object of lust is something to strive for. This is not an appropriate message to be sending to young, easily influenced teenage girls.
The first video and song is by the Pussycat Dolls and the song is Buttons. The main message of this song sung by Nicole Schweizzenger is trying to talk a person of the male race into taking off her clothes. She uses lyrics such as “ I’m a sexy mama, who knows just how to get what I want to, all I got to do is spring this on yaw ” (PCD) to condone using your sexuality to get what you want. Within the video, there are scantily clad girls every second. They portray the “ultimate look” and how you need to look to get a man. They have great figures and in a subtle way, the impress upon you that that is how every girl should look.
The second video is by the same artist and the song is “Don’t cha?” The main message of this song is the lead singer is teasing a guy by taunting him with her sexuality and by comparing her “perfect” self with that of his girlfriend. Lyrics such as “Don’t cha wish your girlfriend was hot like me?” (PCD) makes the comparison and makes it acceptable to compare oneself to another. Within the video, there are many scenes of guys just sitting there and watching scantily clad girls dance around and the girls taunting them.
The third music video and song is “Bootylicious” by Destiny’s Child. The basic point of this song is making a guy feel worthy enough to be at the same standard as the female. With lyrics such as “Read my lips carefully if you like what you see Move, groove, prove you can hang with me” the message that they are portraying to young girls isn’t appropriate. Other lyrics including “I don't think you ready for this Cause my body too bootylicious for yaw babe” (Destiny’s Child) present the idea that being “bootylicious” is a desired...