Popular Culture represents daily American life. In order to analyze popular culture, you will use the concepts presented in Chapter 3 of your text regarding Culture and its various components. Culture is our design for living; while popular culture reflects the things most Americans are focusing on and doing in their daily lives. Your analysis should focus on a particular aspect of popular culture, such as the ways in which males and females are portrayed and why the differences between the two portrayals is important. A genre of music, such as ‘gangsta rap’ is an important part of pop culture and bears examination.