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The story of Hip Hops most political group, Public Enemy. Starting near the beginning of the rise of hip hop in New York in the late 80s, The Prophets of Rage were one of the first and most effective rap groups to shed light on the many injustices Black America faces to this day. Chuck D, Flavor Flav, Terminator X, Sister Souljah, MEHR are to this day considered one of hip hop's most influential group. Enjoy this in depth documentary or their rise.
Its crazy we still fight the same fights in 2020. Rest In Peace George Floyd. "Fight the Power" is a 1989 song by hip hop group Public Enemy. First released on the soundtrack for the film Do the Right Thing (Rosie Perez dances to the song over the opening credits), an edited version was released in 1990 on Public Enemy's third album, Fear of a Black Planet. The song has largely served as the political statement of purpose for the group, and is their biggest single.
Outkast wins best new artist of the year at the Source Awards in 1995. After being booed to the stage, Andre 3000 says something simple yet powerful, that lights a flame in the whole south.