Jul 07, 2020 12:06 PM EDT
An Overview of the Growing Youth Movement in Rap Music: Moving into the Future
When it comes to rap and hip hop, this is a global communication style. This is just as true for the younger artists as it is for more established stars. During the past few years, there have been a rising number of teen rap stars who have been making their voices heard in a groundswell among the younger generations in the world of rap music. Therefore, it warrants taking a look at how these artists are getting their voices heard and the influence they are having on rap music as a whole.
One of the major reasons why younger rap artists are getting noticed is that they know how to use technology to amplify their voices. One of the biggest challenges for any music artist is getting their voice out there. In the past, these artists might have had to perform live at progressively larger and larger venues until a record label noticed them. Now, this is not necessarily the path that people have to take. Instead, artists are able to turn to the internet for help. They can upload videos to YouTube, Snapchat, Rap TV, and other platforms to help them get noticed. This is how many of these artists have made a splash on the scene of rap music.
There have been several major rap artists that are still teenagers who have gotten their voices heard. For example, Steven Ferdman, who goes by the rap name Lil Tecca, is only 17 years old and has made waves with his powerful lyrics. Jerod Harris, who goes by the stage name Lil T Jay, is only 18 years old. He is known for his ability to hold bars together throughout some of the most powerful challenges. Justin Rarri, who has already been signed to Interscope Records, is only 17 years old and has already made a splash. These are just a few of the rising teenage stars in the world of rap music. Many of these artists already have large followings and they are only going to grow as more people learn about them and what they stand for.
This is just a brief look at the growing wave of youth rap music. The current generation has different challenges and experiences when compared to prior generations. As a result, their music is going to speak to different issues as well. It will be interesting to see just how rap music continues to evolve as the youth movement continues to take hold across the country.
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