Dead Prez, stylized as dead prez, is a hip hop duo from the United States, composed of stic.man and M-1, formed in 1996 in New York City. They are known for their confrontational style, combined with socialist lyrics focused on both militant social justice and Pan-Africanism. The duo maintains an ethical stance against corporate control over the media, especially hip hop record labels.
In 1990, M-1 headed to Tallahassee to attend FAMU (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University) where he and stic.man met and formed a relationship due to their mutual love of music and similar leftist political ideology. There, their views solidified, M-1 becoming particularly interested in the Black Panther Party.
M-1 joined the International People's Democratic Uhuru Movement in Chicago for three years, stic.man remained in Florida. Burned out by the arduous labor of Uhuru, M-1 and stic.man chose to focus on musicЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- B.A.M.L.O. [альбом]
- Behind the Scenes [сингл]
- Fuck the Law [сингл]
- Turn Off the Radio / We Need a Revolution [макси-сингл]
- Hip-Hop [1999, сингл]
- It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop [1999, сингл]
- Cop Shot [2000, сингл]
- Lets Get Free [14.03.2000, альбом]
- Mind Sex [15.08.2000, сингл]
- Turn Off the Radio: The Mixtape, Volume 1 [19.11.2002, альбом]
- Turn Off the Radio: The Mixtape, Volume 2: Get Free or Die Tryin [21.10.2003, альбом]
- Hell Yeah [2004, сингл]
- RBG: Revolutionary but Gangsta [30.03.2004, альбом]
- Can't Sell Dope Forever [25.07.2006, альбом]
- Turn Off the Radio: The Mixtape, Volume 3: Pulse of the People [23.06.2009, альбом]
- Turn Off the Radio: The Mixtape, Volume 4: Revolutionary but Gangsta Grillz [22.06.2010, альбом]
- It's Bigger Than Hip Hop UK [16.08.2010, сингл]
- Information Age [16.10.2012, альбом]