Shucking aside rap’s materialism, the duo Dead Prez recall ’80s-era PE on their edgy, political debut Let’s Get Free. ”Hip-Hop” asks, ”Would you rather have a Lexus or justice?” while other tracks take on race, schools, and prisons. Revolutionary? Sure. Hip-hop for the underground and undergrads, backed by the latest high-tech beats. While sometimes polarized and preachy, it’s a welcome break from rap that sounds like a remixed Home Shopping Network. B
Let's Get FreeShucking aside rap's materialism, the duo Dead Prez recall '80s-era PE on their edgy, political debut Let's Get Free. ''Hip-Hop'' asks, '...Let's Get FreeHip-Hop/RapShucking aside rap's materialism, the duo Dead Prez recall '80s-era PE on their edgy, political debut Let's Get Free. ''Hip-Hop'' asks, '...2000-03-17
Posted March 17 2000 — 12:00 AM EST
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