No matter where you fall on the issue of what is deemed “excessive force,” police brutality can no longer be swept under the rug. Hip hop royalty KRS-One recently spoke on the subject with CNN, where he likened the acts of cops to that of legal gangs.
The Bronx-born MC, whose 1993 single “Sound of da Police” is still applicable today, has long used a lyrical platform as a voice for the disenfranchised. “The music that I would do would speak to why are we living in these conditions,” he said.
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