Music and Lyrics – explicit much?

Aah the lyrics in some of the songs these days just drive me crazy. Not because they do not make sense, but because they sound a bit too vulgar to be honest.

Following and above is going to be just my opinion. I do not mean to offend anyone. If you agree you would like what you read, simple as that.

I am a person who chooses to listen to music with good lyrics. When I say good I am talking about lyrics that makes sense. Lyrics that passes a good message. Hope I am not alone to notice this but songs releasing in past few months had spread only a message to get drunk, get high, smoke a joint and other R rated activities that they just have to promote.

What I do not understand is same music plays in most of all the clubs on a Friday or Saturday night, where the singers just abuse women; picture them as some material and then that same club is full of girls who are dancing to those beats and words. News flash we now also have female singers loving to abuse themselves or portraying herself somewhat disgusting yet making it sound “Cool”. What does not make sense to me is the part why would someone want to take abuse as a celebration or fun? Question in my head is why this generation has to make such a vulnerable choice?

Are we losing respect to ourselves as a person? Are we loving the part when we get abused?

There are rappers mostly who materialize woman and then again there are rappers like 2pac who said words like, “Since we all came from a woman, got our name from a woman, and our game from a woman. I wonder why we take from women, why we rape our women, do we hate our women? I think it’s time we killed for our women, be real to our women, try to heal our women, cause if we don’t we’ll have a race of babies that will hate the ladies, who make the babies. And since a man can’t make one he has no right to tell a woman when and where to create one.”

I have noticed myself changing my choice of music after few months in past 4 years. In that 4 years I have experienced different effects of the songs I listen to. That was the only reason I had to write this blog.

I ask you all to make a good choice of what you listen to. Because you may not experience this directly, but indirectly what you listen and what you see effects your behavior in everyday life a lot.

I ask you to listen to something positive and look at the positive things in your life. The more we surround us with negative or aggressive material, the more wilder animal we will become.  So, unless you choose to be a wild animal make sure you guard your eyes and ears and only let the good things get in.

I mentioned it before and again I mention it here, that above is my opinion. You do not have to agree with it. If you agree or disagree I would like to know why and how. Because above I said it is my opinion, I did not say I am right. So, please help me understand this if my opinion is wrong.

Thank you for reading.

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9 thoughts on “Music and Lyrics – explicit much?

  1. On some level, I agree with you. But not completely. Because not all songs have to have great lyrics. I mean, nobody even knows the lyrics to “Stairway to heaven- Led Zeppelin” or “Sweet Home Alabama”, but these are considered to be some of the best songs ever written!

    And i agree to you on songs like “Beedi Jalaike – Omkara” and stuff that has neither meaning nor appeal. And the thing about materializing women.

    P.S I liked this post mainly because you seemed frank and you quoted 2pac!! 😀

    • I know led zeppelin,I know lynyrd skynyrd , i know other country. But i donno this song “beedi jalaike” I just youtubed it. its from bollywood I see. I am not in touch with bollywood since years man. I am sorry. (could be because I left India years ago and dont live there anymore). Yeh, I was pointing mainly to rihanna or Drake lyrics these days. not even all rap. Rap is good, its just the latest rap that is going down that lane.

      • I get your point now! And of course everyone knows led zeppelin and lynyrd skynyrd, but I was saying no one knows the lyrics to the above mentioned songs! So music matters and sometimes lyrics don’t!
        And it’s totally different scenario when it comes to rap though… which is why I got your point!

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