The community’s war drums are being used against us. The creativity and power of our rhythm and muse now hypnotizes and terrifies our own.

No longer do we use it to teach survival…. it is not used to improve communication…. but to be a constant terrorizing alert… echoing distress with no relief.

Pain Hop

Just some thoughts… Rock & Roll influenced Heavy Metal… Heavy Metal has its own sub-genres for its less than “positive” or “less sociable” expressions… known as Death/Hate Metal (none of which I listen to personally).  Jazz/Soul/Funk/Reggae influenced Hip Hop (and Rock & Roll coincidentally) … Hip Hop has its own sub-genres, and they are categorized into broader musical sub-categories… “rap (conscious/ganger)/trap/ect.” …