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Me And Jesus The Pimp In A '79 Granada Last Night
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Fat Cats, Bigga FishE
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Ghetto ManifestoE
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Takin' TheseE
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I Ain't The NiggaE

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The Coup were one of the most overtly political bands in rap history. Formed in the early '90s, the Coup were obviously influenced by the black power rhetoric of "conscious" rappers like Public Enemy and KRS-One, but they were perhaps even more inspired by a heavy-duty, leftist reading list that included Marx and Mao. Lead rapper/producer Boots (born Raymond Riley) was involved in political activism long before he was a musician. His fervent dedication to social change, from his... Read more

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