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suggestions for a political/social issue rap song


 suggestions for a political/social issue rap song
topic by SkateboardT - 11-04-2006, 12:37 AM - Boxden > The Hip-Hop Spot


I'm doing a project in "world issues" class (basically current events) about music and social/political issues.

where you select a song and do a report on it and play it for the class,

now in this class is a bunch of kids who never listen to hip hop, so they're doing a bunch of bob dylan, CCR, etc. (they're all good bands but seriously i want to expand the genre a little bit).


anybody got some good songs that would work for this?

keep in mind i'd rather stay away from the more broadly known rappers (like tupac) and I'm not allowed to do any public enemy, because all their political songs were featured on a video we watched and if the song was in the video you can't do it.


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13 comments for "suggestions for a political/social issue rap song"


 11-04-2006, 12:41 AMaway - #2
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Well not sure if your familiar with the underground but you can listen to immortal technique or sabac red most of their song is all about politics and world issues....
 11-04-2006, 12:49 AMaway - #3
SkateboardT 

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yeah i just got into some immortal technique
 11-04-2006, 12:53 AMaway - #4
SkateboardT 

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any specific songs tho?
 11-04-2006, 12:59 AMaway - #5
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Damn been sometime since i listen to him but you can take a listen to the 4th branch, freedom of speech or the cause of [rip] i think those talk a few about world issues

Another group you can listen to is dead prez don`t listen to them much but i know they talk alot about politics...
 11-04-2006, 01:06 AMaway - #6
SkateboardT 

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oh yeah dead prez was my second choice but they were in the vid too.
 11-04-2006, 02:07 AMaway - #7
ill800 

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how about ...
impeach the president by saigon, immortal technique and...i forgot other dude on the track. (maybe m-1 from dead prez?) that !! is serious. that would be perfect for ya.

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 11-04-2006, 07:25 AMaway - #8
The VeNoM 

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Originally Posted by ill800
how about ...
impeach the president by saigon, immortal technique and...i forgot other dude on the track. (maybe m-1 from dead prez?) that !! is serious. that would be perfect for ya.
Nah man I think that would be to liberal.

I presented a similar project, I did KRS-One - Sound of the police. But there's a music video for it.



Here try this, I think this will work out great and impress your audience.

Canibus - Aids Is Gold, HIV Is Platinum

If you need it just PM me.
 11-04-2006, 07:34 AMaway - #9
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Immortal Technique-Cause of [rip] is pretty much all you need
 11-04-2006, 07:54 AMaway - #10
flowmatic 1 heat pts

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talk bout ma country n prez - zimbabwe / mugabe loooooooool
 11-04-2006, 09:40 AMaway - #11
kaseemromani 25 heat pts25

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jedi mind tricks-shadow business
 11-04-2006, 09:45 AMaway - #12
kaseemromani 25 heat pts25

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or u can check nas doo rags
 11-04-2006, 09:46 AMaway - #13
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Somehow I highly doubt that said video showcased "all" P.E's political songs.
 11-04-2006, 11:12 AMaway - #14
SkateboardT 

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Originally Posted by CalcuoCuchicheo
Somehow I highly doubt that said video showcased "all" P.E's political songs.
well it did about 4 to 5 of their songs and my teacher said that public enemy would probably not be a good idea to do.

props to everybody
 
 


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