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How Hip-Hop affects the youth


Hip-hop the air that i breathed, the songs  I inhaled as my daily bread. O hip-hop, how you took away my innocence, and introduced me to words of profanity and to indulge in promiscuity.

When i felt alone out here on my own, you played the father role, when i was down you gave me songs that expressed how  i felt 

O hip-hop
You have captivated the minds of the youths, not to mention the blood on the hands of the youths

Hip-hop, you said degrading women was the norm
So I did not regard them in any shape or form.

O how your influence has sanction some in into a mental institution. You brought me into the game of which you call hustling, and to be money driven.

You turned my heart cold, i wouldn’t hesitate to take the life of the young or the old.

You saw my vulnerability and took away my liberty

Hip-hop, you came to steal my mind, kill my dreams and destroy my life.
Who can I tell? where did I fail? It's cold and lonely stuck in this jail cell.

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Reviewed by Connie Faust
Hi, Jones! Your review got my attention and made me want to see what's happening in your den. I don't have time to concentrate much right now, but I can say this poem was a revelation to me. Thanks for sharing this insight into hip-hop. and thanks for reading my stuff!
Reviewed by Johnny Duncan
Nice write on the influences of hip hop. There is still a far greater inquiry, and that is what produced hip hop? I am fearful that it is a product of the world in which we live. Good job. And thanks for stopping by!
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader)
Interesting indeed dear man..enjoyed ..just keep moving forward ...stay safe and well..Hugsss
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