Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Song of The Day #104

"Wake Up, Niggers" by The Last Poets

The Last Poets were the coolest cats in town back in the day, progenitors of hip-hop hellbent on both subversion and equality. Their "Wake Up, Niggers", a well-written call to blacks everywhere to stand up and fight for themselves and to whites everywhere to back the fuck off, is especially cool and radical--radical as in maverick/revolutionary, not as in "that's rad, bro!" Although it is pretty rad, bro.

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