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Political Hip-Hop


Political hip hop was developed in the 1980s as a way of using rap music into a call for action. Political hip hop is the use of hip hop music to send political messages to inspire action or to convince the listener of a particular worldview. Political hip hop challenges the dominant cultural, political, philosophical, and economic consensus, and/or comments on social issues and conflicts. Some ideologies that political rappers focus on is anti-racism, anti-poverty and class struggle, conspiracy theories, and religion



Notable Political Hip-Hop Artists


Immortal Technique


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Jedi Mind Tricks


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Public Enemy


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Ice Cube


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Killer Mike


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