Global Hiphop

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GLOBAL HIPHOP In Hishaam Aidi's "Leveraging Hip Hop in US Foreign Policy" Aidi makes it evident that hip-hop has grown to become such a global upfront form of expression. To the extent where hip-hop has become America’s main resource to connect with the youth and give the struggling youth of America and all over the world the aspiration to dream. Hip-hop along with any other genres of music such as jazz all serve a purpose in this world, which is for the artist to share their story and for the listeners to relate. However hip-hop has become mostly known to be more of a self-expression for those who grew up in low-incoming areas and have lived the life of poverty. This is the main reason why the revolution of hip-hop holds so much power and the reason why so many young people support hip-hop globally. As a hip-hop head myself, we fall in love with this idea of self-expression, even if it means having to be rebellious and disrespectful at times if that is what it takes to get our point across. However, as Aidi said in "Leveraging Hip Hop in US Foreign Policy,” “But the role of music should not be exaggerated: Hip hop did not cause the Arab revolts any more than Twitter or Facebook did.” In this statement, Aidi displays how hip-hop can only hold such an unbelievable power of self-expression, however, does not hold responsibility nor enough power to cause any global revolts as seen in Saudi Arabia. Yet due to these revolts, its gives hip-hop artists from these countries that are now dealing with any sort of revolts or unending war in their country the opportunity to share their thoughts and feelings to the rest of the world, serving as a form of news to the public. For example, as Aidi says in his article, “The tours aim is not only to exhibit the integrations of American Muslims, but also, according to planners, to promote democracy and foster dissent.” No…...

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