This is how many teenagers are destroying their future in the name of being rapper in Nepal.
Sun, 16 July
It would be incorrect to generalize that teenagers are universally destroying their future in the name of being rapper. It is important to recognize that rap as a genre that encompasses a wide range of themes and messages, and not all teenagers who dreams to become a rappers are engaging in destructive behavior.
Most of the people who are involved in rap scene are only S.L.C/ S.E.E passed in Nepal. These people appreciate street knowledge rather than the knowledge of book. Most of the rappers are addicted to smoking, taking tabs and other harmful substance where at the same time they are also influenced by senior artists. Similarly almost 60-70 percentage of rappers in Nepal are only doing gangster rap, where their lyrics talk about killing someone, fighting with someone, guns and drugs. As the lyrics itself shows who you are and what you are upto.
There are thousands of rapper in Nepal who aims to become number one real soon. But at the same time these rappers are dropout from school/college which directly or indirectly affects his/her future. Similarly this is not good for a developing nation like ours where many youths are neglecting their future thinking that they will make it to the top in rap scene in future.
However, like any form of entertainment or culture, there can be instances where individuals make poor choices or exhibit negative behaviors influenced by hip-hop or any other genre. This can include glorification of violence, substance abuse, or materialistic values. But it is crucial to remember that these behaviors are not exclusive to hip-hop and can be found in other aspects of popular culture as well.
It is essential to approach this topic with nuance and recognize that rap, like any art form, has the potential to empower and inspire individuals while also reflecting the realities and issues faced by marginalized communities. Rather than solely blaming rappers, it would be more constructive to focus on providing education, guidance, and resources to young individuals to make informed choices and develop a well-rounded