The impact of pop culture on the mentality of the youth has been a significant concern, especially since they are capable of shaping every culture’s future and alter their brain chemicals.

For example, in 1994, Officer William Robertson was murdered by two 17-year-old youths who said the late rapper Tupac Shakur’s music played a factor two.  One of the late rappers’ songs was “Soulja’s Story,” in which he supported killing police Impact of Popular Culture.  

Celebrity singers impact a youth the most because music and dance have the tendency to make many of us feel deeply. For example, singer Psy became a sensational hit with a dance style known as Gangnam.  In fact, Psy’s, who has earned millions, style of dance and music had such a significant influence that many Korean Pop followers idolize him to a fault.

Teenagers are impressible and can be swayed in the right direction or caught in the negative side of pop culture similar to their parents growing up.   For example, many parents during the 70’s era of Rock music were worried about Satanism; drug and alcohol abuse were commonly associated with such music.

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