1. Conjecture: Is todays media portraying hip-hop music and culture in a negative light?
2. Definition: Is hip-hop music inspiring, educational, and uplifting?
3. Quality: Is all hip-hop music inspiring, educational, and uplifting, or are their some bad eggs in the bunch?
4. Policy: Should there be a a change in the publics view of hip-hop music?
Thesis: Today’s radio and television coverage of hip-hop music presents the music in a negative light due to a lack of perception and understanding of the culture and history.