Thursday, October 18, 2012

Does Music Have A Color?

When it comes to stereotypes, we are expected to do certain things based off of who society thinks we are whether it is due to our race, gender, religion, socio-economic class, the list can go on and on. As we meet people who are different from us and take the time to get to know them, we realize that they break the stereotypes in all different forms. Associated with many stereotypes are the kinds of music that people listen to. Everyone listens to music for various reasons; some songs you just love the beat, in others, the words give it more meaning. Our society tends to make things binary; something is either this or that allowing nothing in the middle. Sometimes music is seen as either Black or White, but what makes us think this way and why? Watch this video to hear all different perspectives:
So, what do you think? How do you feel about these titles? Is music and its targeted audience dependent on race or is music something that can intertwine all races and cultures? Leave your thoughts in the comment section! 

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