There are some beautiful songs and talented writers out there. You may want to go to the amazon web site, pick a genre you like, and recommendations will come up. They even let you listen to a part of each song on a particular cd you are interested in hearing. I've broadened my collection of CDs and have some great music to listen to.
Did you know that the largest group of gangsta-rap music buyers are white, teenage to early 20's boys? The record companies know this and cater to it - making a fortune. It always amazes me when I see a bunch of kids fitting this description, sitting in their brand new cars, in front of their million dollar homes, blasting this genre of music, without even being able to spell, "ghetto".