Lyrics are used to create consciousness and awareness with the audience.
DescriptionLyrics are used to create consciousness and awareness with the audience. Often themes are relating to community, spirituality, economics, and politics, sometimes with underlying elements of activism, and on the other end, humour. Generally stemming out a desire for positivity, and change the socio-economic structure that currently prevails. Conscious Hip Hop seeks to inspire it's listeners, particularly youth, for positive awareness in their lives and the world we share, if not for action, then simply for awareness through the dopest music without negative messages. This classic American artform stemms from the blues with rich detailed wordplay about personal growth, determination, and overcoming great obstacles, storytelling about injustice local and internationl, self respect, making mistakes, growing, and sharing of knowledge to raise people up.
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