Rap is often politically incorrect. That's no secret. It shrugs off topics other genres find reprehensible with a grin. At times, we love it for exactly that reason: It says what others won't and it often addresses controversial issues in a witty or cheeky manner that sparks powerful discourse. But some rap lyrics cross a line of indecency that shouldn't be crossed, one that marks complete insensitivity or just an utter lack of sense. This kind of shock rap has no real value, and it only serves to offend listeners and make rap fans shake our heads. Yes, even rap lyrics can be made in bad taste. Here is a list of some of the most regrettable ones.
Sheldon Pearce is a writer living in Washington, D.C. Follow him @jiggyraps.