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Dead Prez // London Preview

Dead Prez // London Preview

by Sixty Gelu, 16 May 2011

Continuing on the path of politically minded artists like Public Enemy, 2pac and KRS-One, the Florida-formed-New York based outfit known as Dead Prez has been crafting revolutionary but gangsta hip-hop since the late 1990s. Taking inspiration from the life and social activism of Malcolm X, Sticman and M-1, the duo who comprise Dead Prez, have released two proper albums, two underground mix-tapes and two solo albums of street level political hip-hop that is heavily aligned with challenging the status quo, prompting London's Daily Telegraph to say, "Dead Prez uses music not to lie about having expensive cars or girlfriends with big bottoms, but to rail against the inequities in American society. They do so with an insight and honesty that is rare in any art-form, let alone hip-hop." First London show in 2 years for iconic “BIGGER THAN HIP-HOP” crew.  Venue details: The Relentless Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, London, N5 1RD http://venues.meanfiddler.com/relentless-garage/home Tickets // £16.50p // http://www.hmvtickets.co/events/3156

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