Influence of "Dead Presidents" in Hip-Hop, The
"Dead Presidents" is a term used in hip-hop culture referring to money or the influence money has. The power of money is a major theme seen in the hip-hop genre and its influence is often referred to. This influence, however, has a negative stereotype associated with it that contradicts the opinions of some of the key players in hip-hop. Many artists in hip-hop take on a materialistic emphasis in terms of how money affects them and this has become the ideology that represents all of hip-hop. This stereotype is strongly contested and my project is to demonstrate through artists such as Kendrick ...
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