Hip-Hop Hopes Remain High for Obama

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER January 25, 2012 President Obama’s State of the Union address was watched closely last night, as he talked about the continued building back to health of the American economy. Despite what a large majority the mainstream media sees as a disappointment in his first time, others remain hopeful. Many […]

Chuck D’s Premieres New ‘Arizona’ Political Art

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By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER March 16, 2011 The song “By the Time I Get to Arizona” is gaining a resurgence of attention as a critique on Arizona’s discriminatory laws. Chuck D wrote the number in 1991 in reaction to the state legislators’ refusal to vote for Martin Luther King Jr. into a holiday, […]

Rapper Chuck D takes aim at Arizona in new track

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Posted on Friday, June 18, 2010 By Chris Masi STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER Chuck D, made famous by his rap group, Public Enemy, is returning, after nearly 20 years, to a feud with the state of Arizona. In his previous single “By the Time I Get to Arizona”, the socially conscious hip-hop group held a very […]