Choose ONE topic. 100 words TOTAL.
1. British metal and L.A. metal both enjoy success during the 1980’s. How do they differ in approach? Are there similarities? Give examples of both styles for support.
2. Rap and Rock music were seen as adversaries the 1980’s, yet both have similarities and ties to each other. How did the congressional hearings and the stance of the Parents Music Resource Center (PMRC) against “pornographic content” of both styles help bring their music to the forefront of mainstream popular culture? Did labeling lyrical content have any effect on sales of either style of music?