Warith Muhammad is making an attempt to fight violence in Peoria and he says the perfect place to start out is with music. He says he hopes his music will present a transparent message to youth.
“Don’t begin with the gangs, don’t begin with killing, don’t begin with drug abuse, as a result of as soon as they begin with that, just about your life is over,” stated Muhammad.
At this time he was out at Harrison houses speaking to folks concerning the significance of optimistic music.
Muhammad says numerous elements are at play with regards to violence however he says a kind of elements that may be simply addressed is the lyrics present in widespread music.
“At this time’s type of hip hop music is led by gangster rap or songs that promote the usage of opioids, like perkaset.”
18-year-old Tryone agrees and says these messages depart an impression on folks.
“It’s turning us out, it’s making us dangerous out right here, it’s making all people assume, listening to these lyrics, flip them up, nevertheless it’s probably not like that,” stated Tyrone.
Tyrone is a father and says his household has motivated him to shift focus away from what could also be glorified in high chart hits.
“I bought a mindset now the place I deal with my household greater than the streets and the stuff like that, that’s what I deal with,” he added.
Conflict says the easiest way to current that very same cool, profitable picture however change what is definitely being stated.
“The message by means of our music is unfold love and peace, you can not go fallacious for those who unfold love and peace, we bought to cease defending a damaging way of life by means of music and making it look cool,” stated Conflict.
He says altering the narrative of that music will assist weaken the affect of violent gang tradition.