It is supposed to depict the violent ghetto culture and project the negative image of sex and hence extremely harmful to the psyche of children and the combustible younger generation. By projecting the problems of the African American with a negative attitude, does hip hop actually help the social cause of African Americans? It appears that hip hop music is irretrievably related to violence. There was violence in the American society before the trend of hip hop engulfed America but hip hop contributed to its acceleration. The hip-hop music is intentionally coded with implied and symbolic meanings and the children are able to catch the hidden meaning of such phrases and begin to use them in their day to day conversations. The top hip-hop artists may not indulge in such negative projects. But with not-so famous artists, who wish to earn quick money through this music form, the downward spiral begins. Thinking on racial lines by an educated hip hop artist is more dangerous than such thinking by an ordinary African American individual. What is disturbing is the manner in which deviance of the African American children and youth is projected through hip hop.
The adolescent and young adult generations of black society is caught in the quagmire of mass media portrayal of blacks. Such portrayal highlights negative stereotypes and suggests lesser moral and ethical standards for African Americans compared to that of other American citizens. The vast majority of popular programming displays African Americans in stereotypical dispositions that beg the assumption that blacks gain prosperity through the avenues of sports and entertainment, not education. Thus, many black youth develop unrealistic goals and dreams that lead to dead end lifestyles. Many of the popular television and music attractions aimed towards black audiences promotes the worship of money, drugs, sex, violence, and disrespect to authority. Those themes are in direct conflict