An Analysis Of Taboo Words In Rnb Songs In Pitbull’s Album “Globalization”

Lubis, Syahron and Mutiara, Syayu and Hajar, Siti (2018) An Analysis Of Taboo Words In Rnb Songs In Pitbull’s Album “Globalization”. In: Proceedings International Seminar, Digital Library of Medan State University, October 04 2018.

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Abstract

Taboo words are commonly used in daily expression and in the songs lyrics. This is proved by the winning of many singer who always used taboo words in their songs. They win some trophies from music awards such as MTV Music Awards and Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards. Many people sing songs which contain taboo words publicly. Taboo words are used in RnB songs. Especially in Pitbull’s album of “Globalization”. The present study analyzed all the lyrics in the RnB songs in Pitbull’s album of “Globalization” by applying descriptive qualitative method. There are four kinds of taboo words which are used in RnB songs in Pitbull’s Album “Globalization”, they are Offensive Slang, Profanity, Sexual Referent and Scatalogical. And in the Pitbull’s album of “Globalization,” the dominant kind taboo words which is used in all of the songs is sexual referent. The total of taboo words, which found were 35 where offensive slang consisted of 11 words (31.43%), profanity consisted of 1 (2.86%), sexual referent consisted of 20 (57.14%), and scatological referent consisted of 3 (8.57%). In relation to the conclusion, it is suggested that the songs which contain taboo words should not be sung publicly, especially in front of children. And for singer or songs writer, it is better not to use taboo words. So that the songs will sound better and politely.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
M Music and Books on Music > M Music
Depositing User: Mrs Yuni Chairani
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2018 09:23
URI: http://digilib.unimed.ac.id/id/eprint/31531

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