Jump to content
The Education Forum

Gangsta Rap

John Simkin

Recommended Posts

The head of Tony Blair's taskforce on school discipline has called on parents and teachers to ban children from listening to "offensive" rap music lyrics.

What do you think? Is this a serious problem in schools? Do these sexist and racist lyrics influence young minds?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 years later...

I teach university students and observe that the ones

who listen to gangsta rap/hip hop are more likely to be abusive.

They copy the way these rappers dress and behave.

Last year, one of them threatened another student with a knife

in the campus cafeteria.

There's an interesting article about the subject in Copernicus Journal for Young Scientists


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in

Sign In Now
  • Create New...