Coming to terms with the effects of drug misuse through The Harmony Program and rapper Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. This devastatingly charged rap is based on drug use in the rap industry and it’s downfalls for both Macklemore and specifically shows the example of Pimp C who died overdosing on cough syrup. As well as being about the plagues of drug use, the song is also about the dangers of idol worship, particularly rapper Weezy (LilWayne).
Themes examined in the rap include: Peer Pressure. Entertainment Industry portrayal of drugs. Progressive nature of addiction. Loss of friendships and relationships. Loss of motivation, direction in life, dreams and aspirations. Crime and overdose.
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