Dead Prez proved they were legitimate torchbearers of Public Enemy’s brand of political rap with 2000’s explosive pro-black manifesto Let’s Get Free. But with ludicrous lyrics like ”My J.O.B. is just like a plantation” (from the antiwork anthem ”W-4”), their latest ideological assault is a revolutionary belly flop. Ironic highlight: the Bambaataa-ish remix of ”Hell Yeah (Pimp the System),” on which Jay-Z flaunts unapologetic gangsta verve.
RBG: Revolutionary but Gangsta Dead Prez proved they were legitimate torchbearers of Public Enemy's brand of political rap with 2000's explosive pro-black manifesto Let's Get Free....RBG: Revolutionary but Gangsta Dead Prez proved they were legitimate torchbearers of Public Enemy's brand of political rap with 2000's explosive pro-black manifesto Let's Get Free....2004-04-02
Posted April 2 2004 — 12:00 AM EST
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