Going by the definition, ‘Rave’ is an electronic music dance party that rolls till morning. There are DJ beats, psychedelic laser lightning and even live music performers. Raves usually take place in dark rooms filled with laser lights, strobes and for machines. But in actuality, Rave Parties are centers for the trading of flesh and body. Apart from narcotics, bodies get sold and emotions change in besteal pleasure that understands the language of lust. Accordi9ng to the Law enforcement agencies, Rave Parties are homes for excessive drugs and all sorts of excitement that do not restrict its meaning to mere intoxication.
According to the lexicon, the term is Jamaican word for party, rave, but true rave parties really didn’t begin until the 1980s. A rave may be legal or not depending upon where the event is held. Partying all night is not illegal, but activities associated with raves may be. It can feature performances from DJs or live music performers. In a new trend off late, rave parties mark sexual encounters even. There are men, women and even young boys and girls who indulge themselves in sexual feeling to celebrate lust. There often occurs illicit taggings that lead to beds. According to a police officer (name witheld), Rave Parties often lead to sex rackets. He feels that without knowing the college students and young professionals indulge themselves and get into the trap of sex by being a part of the sex parties.
For example, rave parties can take place in storehouses, banned floors and some desolate areas even. There take place semi-spontaneous events, with announcement circulated by word of mouth. It should be noted that many raves are legally held, though activities at a rave definitely cross into illegality when underage kids are served alcohol or when drug use is rampant.
Common to the early rave movement in many countries was the use of ecstasy. Not everyone who attended early raves used the drug, but many did. Today’s raves, legal or not, are marked by not only the use of ecstasy put also of other drugs like methamphetamines, cocaine, and hallucinogens.
Concern also exists about the use of date rape drugs, like the infamous Ketamine, at raves. Given the dark and loud atmosphere of most rave parties, it is fairly easy to spike a drink. There are therefore rules for attending raves to protect safety.