But, the initial step to change gender relations within the hip-hop neighborhood is education. The iconic hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur did this often in his tunes. When you're listening to this music it can input a brand-new perspective on what's going on. When you listen to it, conscious rap is really impactful. I am not sure at which point hip-hop no longer becomes a force of resistance and instead works as a system of control.

While all conscious rap consists of positive messages that are meant to inform and inspire it's listeners, there are some downsides for those who make this sub-genre

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