So today after watching several videos on youtube I feel like I have to pose this question.Â Why in the world are we supporting people like Rebecca Black?
Now before all of my hate mail begins to flood in from all of the teeny boppers let me explain.Â The music industry for a while now has been taking a drastic turn for the worst.Â Instead of promoting people to actually sing and play instruments we are encouraging kids that anyone can sing by the use of auto-tune.Â Instead of creating amazing artists like Janis Joplin the industry is using half-assed singers and adjusting their voices to create most of the pop fluff on the radio today.
Now ever since the onslaught of Bieber fever every single wannabe singer has taken to youtube to showcase their “talent”.Â For those that don’t know Rebecca’s story, she is a 13 year old girl who somehow convinced her parents to shell out $4,000 to ARK music factory to create the music video of the most atrocious song ever I have ever heard.Â I hate to be mean but someone should have really explained to Rebecca that no auto-tuning could help her voice.Â Â Watch the video to see what I am talking about
I cringe every time I watch that video…
Now because of her so called “success” a ton of other wannabe singers have begged their parents and have created their own terrible music videos.Â I fear that this is what the music industry has become: