Some of these functions are:
- Gives information (social problems, future, past and present)
- Identifies who the victims are and who the guilty are
- Achieving legitimacy (showing worth)
- Demand a right or action
- Create Awareness
- Build Cohesion
- Creates Commitment
Now who ever follows this blog knows that I already love music, and am usually pretty good at understanding songs, but have you ever looked up the lyrics to a powerful or influential song? Its amazing how much more you will learn and be inspired.
I felt a little depressed after class because a lot of the songs people chose were about things like: Suicide, Lynching, Atomic Bombs, and Hate. However these are all things that need to change.
I chose the song Changes by Tupac Shakur who was ironically shot because of hate... its a great song!!
Here is the music video and the lyrics....