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Doctors at Britain's world Cambridge University believe that hip-hop music can help people who are depressed or mentally ill. They call it 'hip-hop '. The doctors said that many of the (the words to the songs) in hip-hop music can reach out to people with problems. A team of doctors wrote a about this. The report is in a medical magazine called 'The Lancet Psychiatry'. The doctors said a of hip-hop music speaks of overcoming and big difficulties in life. In , hip-hop has lyrics about being poor, being unpopular, and about crime and drugs. These are all problems that can lead to depression and mental .

The report on hip-hop and mental says: "Hip-hop artists use their and talents not only to describe the world they see, but also as a means of free. There's often a message of hope in the lyrics, describing the place where they want to be - the cars they want to own, the they want to date." The doctors chose five hip-hop songs as part of the . One of them is the classic 1982 tune 'The Message' by Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five. Another is a track called 'Juicy' by The Notorious BIG. This has that tell people they can be even if others say they cannot be. BIG explains how teachers told him he would " to nothing" but then became a .

 
 

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