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“Fuck Tha Police”, N.W.A
In , rap group the N. Without any radio play or media coverage, the album still managed to become an underground hit, and the notorious rap group successfully introduced socially conscious gangsta rap into the mainstream. Upon its release, the album was predominantly well received by its audience and music critics. In fact many referred to the body of work as the best, exciting and innovative; however, several songs did trigger political controversy. The song stands out amongst the rest because of its controversial message. For the full lyrics refer to the bottom of the page.
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A that appears on the album Straight Outta Compton as well as on the N. A's Greatest Hits compilation. The lyrics protest police brutality and racial profiling and the song was ranked number on Rolling Stone ' s list of the Greatest Songs of All Time.
Liam Viney does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond their academic appointment. Despite the geographic and temporal distance between Detroit and Brisbane, Australia where I saw the film in a packed advance screening , as the performers worked up the courage to defy the authorities, the onscreen tension was palpably transferred to an electrified audience. The eventual release of middle-finger-brandishing defiance created a tangible rush in the room. Organised sound, created to excite and entertain usually a group of people.