Reasons Rock is Better Than Pop and Rap
The Top Ten
Stairway to Heaven and Bohemian Rhapsody have better lyrics than Anaconda and Baby.
And you cite those songs as bad while rock has trash such as Nickelback, Creed, among others? No genre is perfect, but you're just being ignorant. - SwagFlicks
Some rap has some fantastic lyrics. - BeatlesFan1964
Pop and Rap lyrics are just "I got to big butt my big (x3) I poopy doopy woo (x4) I butt the big butt now (x4) I got my butt on my poo". Rock lyrics are more meaningful.
As long as I've been on this site, I'd say that rock and metal fans are more immature because of the ridiculous amount of pop and rap music hate lists that flood the site - Mcgillacuddy
Whenever I see a Pop or Rap fan going around saying they like music, I think of a whiny fetus.
I love rock music, but I'm starting to disagree with this, because I've come across a lot of rock/metal fans bashing on other people who don't like what they like.
Not really. Rock fans (mainly purists, are more immature) - ProPandaV 3 Comments
These days pop and rap doesn't even have guitars at all. - AnonymousChick
Because Guitar Solos are good.
There's an entire genre of rock infused with rap, and ill add its pretty good.
Well Red Hot Chili Peppers rap as well as Rage Against The Machine and others. - Jefftt
Doesn't linkin park rap - AnonymousChick
And rapping is just plain stupid.
So as Rap. Eminem is loud and Drake is soft. We even? - AlphaQ
You telling me names like Eminem, Gorillaz, Gnarls Barkley, Outkast, and De La Soul aren't cool enough for ya?
Explain your reasoning - ProPanda
Nicki Minaj sounds stupid.
The Beatles sound much better.
50 Cent, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Dr Dre, Shorty Shi-
They all better than damn Nickleback - AlphaQ
Especially Progressive Rock bands like Rush and King Crimson.
Well, let's be honest here. SOME pop/rap people have talent. Look at eminem - AnonymousChick
Either way, define Talentless and how pop/rap musicians lack it. - ProPanda
Rock musicians have talent. Nickleback and Creed exist - ProPandaV 2 Comments
Agreed I'd rather hear Steve Perry then The Weeknd or Drake. - BoredJeff02
Disagreed I'd rather hear The Weeknd and Drake then Steve Perry - AlphaQ
Freddie Mercury, Robert Plant, Axl Rose, Bon Scott, and that also includes metal singers like Ronnie James Dio.
I heard this one pop song once and I wanted to tear off my ears. - AnonymousChick
Both of them are R&B singers...
And "rap singers" is an oxymoron lol.
Well, didn't rock come before rap and pop?
Jackson, Goo Goo Dolls, Coldplay I still hear on my radio. - ProPanda
@ProPanda, (I am not saying that rock is better than pop and rap), Goo Goo dolls and Coldplay are rock bands too.both of them are alternative pop, which is a combination of alternative rock and pop, so they are a part of rock music. - zxm
I am not saying rock is better than rap and pop. I am just saying these bands are rock bands more than pop bands - zxmV 1 Comment
All genre have bad fans. All genres have good fans, okay? - AnonymousChick
Rock fans are pretentious, snobby, and condescending. - RecklessGreed
Rap fans? White kids pretending to be poets with a " black ghetto " attitude.
No they aren't, unless you count people like you, who always preach about how objectively better rock isV 1 Comment
You got Pop Rock, Soft Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Hard Rock, Prog Rock, Blues Rock, Southern Rock and much more.
Um, so does pop/rap.
Listen to Surfin Bird by The Beach Boys and you get crap beats. Listen to Stylo by Gorillaz and you'll actually get something good. See? I can cherry pick too!
Surfing bird is a song recorded by " The Trashmen ", not by " The Beach boys ".
Listen to Nicki Minaj's stupid hoe and you will see a bunch of crap beats. Listen to AC/DC's Back in Black and you actually get something pretty good.
The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Led Zeppelin, and Pink Floyd have are all in the top 10 for most records sold.
And rap and pop. Eminem and Taylor Swift are better and sell more than Led Zeppelin and Linkin Park - AlphaQ
This applys to both rock and pop. I don't see how it is an augrement - RecklessGreed
And auto tune doesn't make you talented. The only reason pop songs use auto tune is because they can't sing so they use this to hide their real voice making them sound fake. With rock singers they actually sing and don't need to hide how they actually sing. - BoredJeff02
I am a fan of rock but I beg to differ on this one - Jonerman
That's not true, and autotune dosen't define talent! - ProPanda
Anyone that uses auto tune in a song can't sing. If you can't sing then you don't have singing talent hence why a lot of modern wannabe pop stars use it. - BoredJeff02
Straight Outta Compton is still nice to hear and it's an 80s rap song - AlphaQ
Indeed they do, Rock Stars practice a lot to play their instruments and get better at them when they perform live or if their making a new album. Pop stars just sing with auto tune to a stolen drum beat that's it. - BoredJeff02
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