The Supreme Court has discretion not to take the case. Frisby also found that nearly one-third of the popular songs contained references that degrade or demean women by portraying them as submissive or sexually objectified. The Court, however, typically hears only about 80 cases each year involving full oral argument before the justices.
YouTube complied with some of these requests, removing more than 30 videos that were found to be in breach of their guidelines.
But that can be problematic if the lyrics beneath the sound are promoting violence and misogynistic behavior. The song has themes of domestic abuse and violent behavior in retaliation. To love rap is to crusade for its honor, to suspend disbelief and enjoy it free of moralizing.
The videos are often shot at night, and the rappers they feature are dressed in black and wear masks.
AM and his fellow rappers are creating their art in a city that is rapidly changing— especially the areas where they grew up. In fact, such rulings have been occurring under the radar for some time. And this has arguably been made worse by the atomizing effects of the digital revolution.
However, the number one thing that people think of when they hear rap music is crime, violence, alcohol, drugs and other negative influences.