Music forms part of our daily lives. People drive, eat, dance, and do plenty of other things while listening to music. The influence the music industry has on people is tremendous. Have you ever wondered what influence your jam has on you? The music industry is one of the most influential parts of society. The music, the lyrics, the musicians and the buzz around all of this keeps us captivated. Musicians set the fashion trends, push the boundaries of what is acceptable and create new words used by millions of people around the world. There’s no doubt about it, the music industry created the world as we know it today. Music may just seem like lyrics combined with a beat, but the tone of music can make you experience a variety of emotions. Some songs can get you psyched up or make you feel happy while others can make you experience rage. It has been found that certain types of music promote violence and even let to crimes being committed. Music forms part of every sector of our lives. It forms a crucial part in the setting of a scene in films, theatre productions and advertisements. Music foreshadows events and can make a person feel tension or help identify a character.
Musicians and their actions influence society in a massive way. Lyrics and the underlying messages in songs can affect our lifestyles. The Illuminati, whether it’s real or not, depend mainly on musicians to get their message across in the music and in music videos. Music and fashion go hand-in-hand. The youth, especially, tend to get their style from the musicians they like. The music and fashion industry have become so intertwined that recording artists are now using their fame to promote brands or sell their own line of clothing. Run DMC’s fashion phenomenon ‘Adidas’ lead to massive sales of Adidas shoes and the brand’s other clothing items. Music can act as a stress reliever and it has recently been found that music can aid people suffering from dementia. Different memories are connected to different songs when stored in the brain. That’s why listening to a certain song can bring back memories. So if listening to your favourite “jam” sounds like music to your ears, you know that your life depends on the sweet sound that we call music.