Hip hop and rap has changed in the last 10 years. Not only have the two become one, but the once traditional view of hip hop and rap as being a misogynistic, gun wielding, bling wearing and violent narrative has shifted. The genre has become an outlet for heartfelt emotions that explore the ‘realness’ of 21st century, love and life. Lyrics are sad, messages deep, and rhythms moody. So what happened to the hardcore gansta rap we millennials only throwback to and who pioneered this new sound we get turnt to?