Question: This week we will be discussing the ways music and dance can be used to communicate social and/or political ideas, and how examining music and dance can help us gain a greater understanding of historical events and the influences on those works.

You may want to consider the following concepts or questions in the discussion this week as well:

What is the role of music and dance in communicating messages about politics, history, or social issues?  What political messages have you heard in music recently?

Do stars with a large stage (those with a large following who can influence many, many people) have an ethical responsibility to provide a positive message that can better society?

Answer: Rap is a form of music that is mostly associated with the African American community. From its invention, it has explored the economic and social situations…….