Top 10 Reasons Why People Buy Terrible Pop/Rap MusicHere are the reasons why most people (not ALL people) buy the horrible, soulless, tasteless Pop and Rap music you hear all over the radio today.
The Top Ten
Good point because I mean why would someone buy an album to LISTEN to it? That sounds ludicrous. They obviously buy it to stare at the cover. Because why would they like their VOICE. Insane. No, but seriously that's an outrageous statement and you are literally implying that while listening to music pop fans just pay attention to the person not the voice. Which is a pretty simple-minded thing to say. - RandomWeirdo
Adele is a pop singer and she gets praise over her unique singing voice instead of having a big ass. Kelly Clarkson, Tori Kelly, and Pink are others that are famous for their singing voices instead of their looks. Plus, do you really think that Lil' Wayne is attractive? People don't like music based on looks. They like it just because they like it. - DCfnaf
A bunch of crappy singers got famous for having a big butt.
Not really, I was happening to Beyonce but hell, Lemonade was a flop. - ArigatoKawaiiV 4 Comments
I agree with this, it also means that they don't even consider listening to other genres that might actually be very good but because not a lot of people listen to them it means that they think it's not good. - DJSchollen
Honestly I love metal, well more power metal but still. I just hate pop/rap with a burning passion! Also the people that listen to that are complete empty headed morons that can't think for themselves and have the most awful taste in music EVER!
This is a very common misconception - popular doesn't mean good. Popular means music that the majority of people can understand and for that reason it is simple and easy listening. - Metal_Treasure
It does not mean good, it means it's well received by the general public for whatever reason. Seriously, how is "Shape of You" still playing on the radio? - DCfnafV 4 Comments
The beats are catchy...but there are pop singers that are good. What if you liked the Meghan Trainor beats...and the actual singer? GASP! - DCfnaf
A lot of genres have that, so I can't really make it an argument. - Swellow
British critic Mark Kermode wrote in his book that the problem with film is that of diminished expectations in that the bar for quality has been set so low that anything half-decent is tolerable. That can also be applied to music to. People will not actively seek out good music, and will just consume whatever crap pop music can be shoved out. - Mrveteran
And you care because? It's their life not yours. - DCfnaf
I swear this whole rumor of Rock and Metal being the devil's music needs to die. I hope it does. I'm surprised that it's still going on.
Well, just like a utopia is impossible as long as humans exist, there will always be people who think that. - Metalhead1997
Regardless if both metal and rock are satanic (which they aren't) that would still give them some kind of edge. This image is used to turn people away from certain genres, as they don't want to admit to liking something the masses turn their noses up at. As such they accept what's popular and don't bother seeking out new horizons, which is a damn shame. - Mrveteran
Yeah! Its not fair! Rock and Metal are good! They are NOT satanic! - Stoplookingatmyname
Unless you're a really evangelical Christian moral guardian (or worse), the whole "rock and roll is satanic" BS died after the 20th Century. - SwellowV 7 Comments
The music industry has sunk this low to the point where it's just a terrible place to work at. Nobody should make stuff that encourages bad behavior in people. I don't know about you but that's just screwed up.
As much as I love pop music, too many pop songs are inappropriate, tell me one pop song that doesn't talk about partying or sex. A lot of people may hate country, but it has many great morals. You know, "Concrete Angel" by Martina McBride and "You're Gonna Miss This." By Darius Rucker, those are songs that should be sung by children. Not songs like "Anaconda" and "We Can't Stop"!
"Tell me one pop song that doesn't talk about partying or sex."
Sure. I'll tell you many, actually. "Better When I'm Dancing" by Meghan Trainor. "Unbreakable Smile" by Tori Kelly. "Rolling in the Deep" by Adele. "Piece by Piece" by Kelly Clarkson. DEBUNKED BABY. - DCfnaf
I don't want to do this at all, that's why my favourite songs are either about space or fantasy. - DJSchollen
Ever heard of "sex, drugs, and rock & roll"? that's what rock and roll is all about, plus rocking out - RecklessGreedV 5 Comments
The ironic part about this is that I hated all modern pop music for a long time. Listening only to rock and alternative. Then one day I was on YouTube listening to the most emotionally deep and vocally impressive performances ever. I enjoyed it more than most of the music I was currently listening to. So by now you have probably figured out I was listening to a Katy Perry performance. No? You thought it was Adele or Christina Aguleira (Pardon my spelling). So I had left my sheltered rock music haven and entered the world of pop. So I really did the opposite of what you are suggesting. - RandomWeirdo
So this list is suggesting that what's best for people is to not like the music they like and like music you think is best for them? Like you're some kind of control freak? 😒 Gimme a break. I have heard good metal music and good country music and good rap music. RandomWeirdo down here explains how he expanded his interest in music and that's great. That's what everyone should do. - DCfnaf
They are the reason why we are getting dumber and our kids look like something old people would've get beaten for when they were little - SirSkeletorThe3rd
You mean the outfits that show off more skin? So you would rather censor out a human body, which we all have than have kids feel that their bodies are beautiful? Because that's what your statement is implying. - RandomWeirdo
Simple minded for liking pop music? - DCfnaf
So Rock and metal is bad? How about If you tell me how Is Justin Bieber, One Direction, Nicki Minaj and other pop singers are exactly good - MLPFan
Listen to Pink Floyd. - Metalhead1997
Stereotyping the fans again. I like pop music, but I also like rock, country, soul, some jazz, some funk, rock n roll, movie soundtracks, etc. - DCfnaf
The sad thing is this whole "pop v. every genre this site gets off to" argument still exist. - Swellow
Then explain "Stupid Hoe" and "Anaconda".
Hahaaa! This is the most inappropriate thing the media told EVER! - Stoplookingatmyname
Yeah, the media needs to shut up. - DCfnaf
Two words: Stupid Hoe - DCfnafV 5 Comments
There's other ways to do this. - Metalhead1997
If you want cool be punk its not that hard
Everybody has an opinion
I like metal, rock, jazz, classical, big band, folk, anime soundtracks, movie soundtracks (John Williams and Hans Zimmer mostly) and some rock and roll. Pop fans, what other genres do you like? - Metalhead1997
No, they have a different taste. I like modern music, and can't stand what you pop haters listen to. But I do not criticise you, or say YOU have no taste in music. Then you call the people who like modern music "Idiots" just because of their taste in music. I shall have to report this to Admin. - Kaboom
Or maybe they have a different taste that is GASP different from your own. - DCfnaf
Or...maybe they just like the music? - DCfnaf
I like metal, rock, jazz, classical, big band, folk, country, anime soundtracks,game soundtracks, old pop(Michael Jackson), Vocaloid songs, movie soundtracks,dubstep, There's Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow song, Eminem rap songs, censored rap songs and rock and roll.
The songs I hate are pop-folk, modern pop and uncensored songs rap songs. - BorisRule
That's a good thing if you don't discriminate races because all races should be treated nicely - AlphaQ
Savages added this. Thank you - DCfnaf
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2. People like the artist's good looks. Not the artist's talent
3. According to them, "popular" means "good"
2. Most people don't know what's best for them. And by continually giving them the same stuff, they'll never know what's different so they'll just keep asking for the same stuff
3. Most people listen to songs just for the decent beat while the singer is terrible
2. People like the artist's good looks. Not the artist's talent
3. The media tells them that artists like Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj are the most appropriate artists for kids