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Music is for mixing, not the facts! THE 1200 CLUB RAP MUSIC POLLCopyright 1998-99, Richard Rupp, The 1200 Club

 

 

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*BACKGROUND INFORMATION*

Please specify your gender:

  

Choose the option which best describes your ethnic background:

  

Choose one of the following options which best describes your position:

  

Please indicate your highest level of education completed:

  

 

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EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH SURVEY OF ATTITUDES TOWARDS RAP MUSIC

!PLEASE CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS!

Answer the Following Twenty Questions by Selecting:

Select 5 if you strongly agree IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE

Select 4 if you agree IF YOU AGREE

Select 3 if unsure or neutral IF YOU ARE UNSURE/NEUTRAL

Select 2 if you disagree IF YOU DISAGREE

Select 1 if you strongly disagree IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE WITH THE STATEMENT.

 

Participants please note: the varying degrees of rap music have not been distinguished. It is up to the participant to exercise their own judgement when answering the following questions:

 

(1) I am familar with the artists, the lyrical content, and themes of rap music.

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE

(2) I enjoy listening to rap music.

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE

(3) Rap music provides negative messages for its listeners.

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE


(4) Rap music promotes a disrespect for authority.

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE


(5) "This music is of little or no artistic value."

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE


(6) I am likely to listen to rap music in the near future.

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE


(7) Rap music is one of my favorite categories of music.

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE


(8) Rap music encourages disrespectful attitudes towards women.

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(9) Rap music should not be censored.

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(10) My feelings toward rap music are positive.

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE


(11) Rap music should be censored.

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(12) Rap music provides positive messages for its listeners.

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(13) Rap music promotes gang affiliation.

        SELECT 1 IF YOU STRONGLY DISAGREE SELECT 3 IF YOU ARE UNSURE OR NEUTRAL SELECT 5 IF YOU STRONGLY AGREE

(14) More research must be conducted on the positive and negative aspects of rap.

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(15) Rap music promotes aggressive and violent behaviors.

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(16) Rap music encourages promiscuous behavior.

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(17) Rap music increases personal autonomy.

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(18) Rap music encourages drug and alcohol usage.

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(19) Rap music glorifies the possession and usage of handguns.

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(20) "Rap music is a valuable resource and can be used positively in schools."

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Overall, I would classify my attitudes toward rap music as:

 

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Copyright 1998, Richard Rupp for Disgruntled Productions

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