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Ethan Yakhin
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
I grew up with my father, my step mother, and their two sons whom i always considered brothers. Though my ex-step-mom was very cruel to me, it is over now as she and my dad got divorced the summer before i attended high school.

These days i have begun drawing superheroes and things in my spare time and i find that it is actually relaxing and enjoyable. A goal of mine in relation to art is to at some point be able to draw the likeness of a person successfully

There is a great misperception of hip-hop by the mainstream community that I propose gets adjusted properly, by spreading awareness in some manner.

As a hip-hop artist and musician, I don’t feel comfortable telling people that I am a rapper because of all the stigmatisms that come with that label. You hear it all the time: “Rap glorifies violence, it objectifies women, etc.” I don’t understand how anyone could make generalizations like that. Rap doesn’t objectify women, people do. Our culture has been objectifying women for a while now, and hip-hop is neither contributing nor subtracting from that.

When I do tell people that I rap, their standard response is, “Yo, yo, yo,” which is offensive, for a number of reasons. The fact that people believe that’s what the hip hop genre amounts to is deeply upsetting. And yes, there are ignorant rap songs. But every genre has ignorant music.

There just seems to be cultural “truths” that the majority of Americans hold valid without any need for confirmation, and rap being “garbage” is one of those truths. The ignorance penetrates our culture so deeply that on one occasion Bill O’ Reilly referred to Jay Z’s and Kanye West’s music as “gangster” rap– likely never having had listened to either of those artists, both of which are far removed from gang culture as any musician could be.

I propose that we provide people with a questionnaire on hip-hop and show them what queries they got wrong. Along with the questionnaire could be a pamphlet informing the person of all the positives regarding rap culture. Making hip-hop music has provided youth growing up in poverty with alternatives to turning to crime. Rap actually stands for “rhythm and poetry”, and the genre has always been about being poetic–as well as pleasant sounding. Furthermore, the wordplay showcased in rap is unprecedented in any other music genre.

Additionally, I’d like to perform in-depth studies to trace where people’s negative views of hip-hop originate from, and eradicate that source. I’ve heard so many simply false statements from those who refuse to actually listen to the genre, and it is quite troubling to know that so many people believe an incorrect thing.

Ultimately, my desire is for these actions to solve multiple social issues. One time I was playing a game with an elderly man where we’d have to come up with oxymorons. The one he came up with was “Rap Music”, as though saying rap isn’t music–which is so disrespectful to the people who’ve dedicated their life to the art form. Just because you don’t understand something doesn’t make it irredeemable.

Eventually, I want this proposal to:

-help stop the deprecation of hip-hop as an art

-educate people on something which they very well may know nothing about

-help hip hop artists to be respected like other musicians in other genres.

-have rappers not to be thought of as simpletons, as they are made out to be, and I want rappers to be recognized as intelligent, literate people with expansive vocabularies and quick minds.

...I just want to be able to tell people I’m a hip-hop artist without feeling ashamed.


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K12E Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017
Happy birthday and New Year! :)
TheDreamVista Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Student General Artist
Happy birthday!
hiram67 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the Watch! :)
Rin-Shirosaki Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  Student General Artist

Very interesting fanfic I liked ^_^ All I wish to read ))


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Harry OsbornxEllie Jones (OC) - THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2…


Ellie Jones is a poverty-stricken, sarcastic sixteen year old just trying to scrape up enough money to keep the shabby apartment her and her mother share. She isn't prepared when an accidental mix-up happens at Oscorp, and suddenly she's the new assistant of Harry freaking Osborn. Nothing prepared her for bratty, filthy rich heirs of multi-billion dollar corporations. HarryOC

11kaito11 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the Spidey fave :D

I hope you have a nice weekend Ethan!
Greetings from Germany ;)
Ethanyakhin Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you and congratulations on your country's win!!
11kaito11 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot my friend! Kiss the World Cup Emoticon 
henflay Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the Watch! =)
Ethanyakhin Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
My pleasure
fanfics4ever Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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