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Why do kid look up to rappers instead of a person like this who been through what most rapper hasn't?

I have nothing against rap or anything but I was reading a guy story earlier about life and his calling minus the flash, andjewelryy and it seem to me that kids only care about their image and are being brainwashed by today society, while this guy is a first hand person who can reach out to them Ok here story goes like this.He's the youngest and last full blooded member of his closes family outside of his immediately family. He is a double cousin with his older cousin who lives ended up like this.It a total of 7 kids 6 boys and 1 girl: both parents are living as well Son 1: dies in a fire as a adult Son 2: is kill by a childhood friend as a adult Son 3: Is accidentally kill by his own brother(Son 5) in a fight as adults Son 4: Is sentence to California State Pen as a adult Son 5: accidently kill his older brother and turns in to a drug addict as a dult Son 6: is falsely accuse of r**e and spend 15 yrs in prison. as adult Girl: dies as a 3 year old lil girl form a illness. At the youngest he feel it's his job to spread the word of the lives his cousin lives and their down fall.he becomes a motivator and uses his confidence and wit to reach out to inner city youth across the country regarding his cousins lives and down fall and use it a a positive to reach out to kids who may be at crossroad in life So my question is why do kids look up to rappers who basically raps about anything that is written for them and look past a young man who have experience this first hand in his family that is trying to make a impact to young kids and teens to live a better and cautious lifestyle. So my question is: Why can't more kids look up to a guy like this instead of some of this negative rappers that is out today?

Asked By: - 8/22/2010
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All I can say is wow ( In Shock)
Answered By: musicfan35 - 8/22/2010
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Its all a part of the system :D Just forget about it! :)
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Answered By: Albi the Racist Dragon :D - 8/22/2010
 
2 points
Answered By: I DJ BETTER WEDDINGS - 8/22/2010
 
Yo, dwellin in the past, flashbacks when I was young... More
Answered By: Optimistic Spermboy - 8/22/2010
 
How often do you see people like this on tv....not very. How often do most people listen to the radio...almost everyday. And sense companies and businesses can make money off rappers and not people like him they don't care. Also there are a whole lot of rappers trying to spread a positive message. But companies can't... More
Answered By: A Tribe Called_Outkast - 8/22/2010
 
Idk u know this guy will be my new idol I think he's a nicean thanks for opening my eyes like that haha Jk. Nobut if u really wanna Know Why we look up to rappers and not someone like bill gates or Warren buffet is because rappers tell a story in their song about how their life was horrible and everything like that.
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Answered By: Gianni Spinslo - 8/22/2010
 
Hi Morgan... More
Answered By: eric - 8/22/2010
 
@eric when has a rapper gone to jail for r**e? I know very many rockers that have, but not rappers.
Answered By: Dee Loc *Furious Trolls* - 8/22/2010
 
o way in hell im readin that depressin shiz
Answered By: The.Don. - 8/22/2010
 
this question is not worth my time or RHH section's time
Answered By: Тнε cнr☮ɴic *Furious Trolls* - 8/22/2010
 
I'm 14 and I look up to Martin Luther King, Ghandi, Anne Frank and a little boy called Lin Hao. He lives in China, and when there was an earthquake and his school fell down he tried to keep his classmates spirits up by singing songs in the debris. Once he got out, he kept running back to save his classmates. He was... More
Answered By: away with the fairies :) - 8/24/2010
 
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