More often than not, we get the occasional talk show hosts and news correspondents ignoring the uplifting advocacy of Hip Hop and it irks me. If they would stop copying their competition for silly gossip, they would probably recognize the tone Hip Hop is taking, especially today. Artist, it seems, are very concerned with the heavy amount antagonism that comes with the bare minimum of success. Getting over these obstacles moves such artists as Lupe Fiasco and Jay-Z to retell their stories. What these stories do however is create a network that supports the lives of their audiences. Let’s take a look at a few songs.