Students will write a special research paper focused on a social issue related to popular music and culture like other cultures musical styles being appropriated for profit. This topic needs to be preapproved by the instructor, but may be any social issue that interests the students. This assignment should be formatted according to APA guidelines and include a minimum of 10 academic references. The assignment should be between 2 500-3 250 words. Late submissions will result in an automatic ZERO for the assignment.