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This is a place to read about and contribute to discussions about music. Discover the controversies surrounding the world of rap, hiphop, classical music, pop, indie and rock.
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What is the best platform for streaming music?

In recent years, music streaming platforms have become the most common way of listening to music. Gone are the days of records, tapes, CDs, or even shady downloaded mp3s from Limewire. Now, music streaming platforms are worth billions of dollars. But which one deserves your monthly subscription fee?

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What does Eminem's popularity say about racism in the US?

Eminem has cultivated and earned a reputation for his controversial lyrics. They have been called out for being sexist, violent, homophobic and racist. However, he remains an extremely popular artist. Why is Eminem's racism given a 'pass' by his listeners? And how does this relate to societal attitudes to racism?

Music , Society

Is Taylor Swift a gay icon?

Taylor Swift is one of the most famous people in the world and has built a net worth in the hundreds of millions of dollars through her immensely personal songs. Her millions of 'Swifties' are as fierce as they are loyal. But has Taylor built the same kind of following in the LGBT community? Could we consider Taylor Swift to be one of the modern day gay icons?

Entertainment , Music , Society

What makes star quality?

Celebrities are people who inspire and rise above the rest of us. They are stars who shine down. Celebrities appear like divine versions of the rest of the crowd. But what exactly makes "a star"? Is it a combination of many qualities like charisma and talent? Or does one characteristic seem to be the most important?

Entertainment , Movies , Music , People

Who is the best BTS boy?

BTS is one of the most successful bands in the world right now. They cross cultural barriers and are no longer only famous in their native South Korea, but all over the world. But who is the best member of BTS?

Music , People

What is Kanye West's best album?

Kanye West is one of the most critically-acclaimed and best-selling hip-hop artists in history. However, unlike Nas or N.W.A., fans rarely agree on West's best album, with almost all of his works - spanning an array of styles - being a popular choice.

Entertainment , Music , People

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Who is the greatest rapper of all time?

Rap is a music genre that has evolved over time into one of the most popular forms of music the world over. And to excel at the rap game requires style, a way with words and lyrics, verbal gymnastics, ability to entertain, and many other skills. So who has the best rap game? Who has done the most for the craft? Who has had the biggest impact on our hearts and minds?

Music , People

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