Misogyny in Hip Hop
Hip Hop has a powerful influence in the everyday thoughts and lives of Americans. (G.Johnson, 1997)The way they socially constructed how women should acted and how they should please men. Misogyny in Hip Hop because we live in patriarchy society, ‘Patriarchy societies are male-identified in the core cultural ideas about what is considered good, desirable, preferable, or normal are associated with how we think about men and masculinity “(Johnson, Allan G., The Gender Knot, 1997) I want to be sexy and pretty and want all the people to lust after me, is how the Hip Hop stereotyped women, Tight fitting loosely dress. The American Hip Hop cultures, in particular, and Western media, more generally, are charged with glamorizing and perpetuating unrealistic ideals of women’s life .In this male dominated cultural art form of gangster rap the artist say they are just describing what they see every day in the in the ghetto, how their life’s are affected by crime, violence and social economic troubles.
Women are sex objects, depicted as easy and whores in Hip Hop. In Hip Hop they have them going from man to man with the wink of an eye or a nice car. In a Nelly music video (Tip Drill) several men are lusting for the women, but none are communicates marriage to them, just some quick easy sex. Nelly takes a credit card and slid it in a woman’s rear end. In another segment of the video a woman is sliding down a pole and Nelly and friends throw money at the woman.
In 2005 Terrence Howard play a low level drug selling pimp that had two prostitute that want to be rapper in the movie Hustle and Flow, and the film he did a song, It’s Hard Out Here for A Pimp(Three 6 Mafia,2005) here is some of that song(‘Wait I got a snow bunny, and black girl too, You pay the right price and they’ll both do you. That’s the way the game goes, gotta keep it strictly pimpin’, Gotta have my hustle tight,makin’ change off these women. Chorus: You know it’s hard out here for a...