⬇️ TODAY IN HIP-HOP ⬇️ 1989: Members of N.W.A. are arrested for performing "tha police'>F*ck Tha Police" on stage
songs like N.W.A’s “fuck tha police,” j. cole’s “be free,” and kendrick lamar’s “alright“ speak to the effect of over policing on Black people in america
Streams of some songs have skyrocketed amid #BlackLivesMatter protests and the need for #JusticeForGeorgeFloyd 🎵 "Alright" @kendricklamar 🎵 "This Is America" @donaldglover 🎵 "F*ck tha Police" N.W.A. More:
N.W.A were arrested for performing "F*!k tha Police" 30 years ago today ⬇️
Officers forced to listen to NWA’s ‘F*** tha Police’ repeatedly after someone broadcast it on their radio frequency
Fuck tha police coming straight from the underground, a young Nigga got it bad cause I'm brown.