Music Artist Lee MayJah has been creating music for over thirty years. He is on a mission to motivate, inspire and spread positivity. Attempting to get conscious, positive music to the masses.
Lee feels positive music isn’t celebrated enough by the industry to encourage more of it. During times when violence and negativity are rife within society, you imagine positivity would prevail, that we would see the endorsement of more artists and music that promotes and celebrates life. This is far from the case.
Worldwide within music we see many artists portraying negative lifestyles. Openly promoting promiscuity, violence, drugs and crime. It now seems almost a requirement. How can this continue to be passed off as simply entertainment, fans worldwide young and old alike, emulating the mannerisms and lifestyles many of their role models openly promote and glamorise.
Music is an art form, a freedom of expression without apology. Nobody is suggesting there shouldn’t be some topics and themes that push boundaries. But these boundaries seem non existent. Our airwaves are filled with so much vulgarity. How much longer will music that is not representative of the masses continue to be pushed by the industry? It would seem chaotic music makes for good business.
Many years ago N.W.A and similar groups were referred to as Reality Rap. Where did the term Gangster Rap come from, who coined this phrase? Any individuals entering a particular genre of music already have a prerequisite, there is an expectancy for a Gangster Rapper to behave like what? A gangster!
This chain can only be broken through reclassification of self and example