Punknews.org
Dead Prez photographed by Columbia Records

Dead Prez



Average Rating:






Hometown: Tallahassee, FL (USA)

About:

Dead Prez is a critically acclaimed underground hip–hop duo of alternative rappers stic.man and M–1. They are largely known for their hard–hitting style combined with Socialist and pan–Africanist lyrics, focusing on revolution, institutional racism, critical pedagogy, police, capitalism, education in the United States, prison systems, religion, activism against governmental repression, and corporate control over the media, especially hip–hop record labels. Dead prez made their stance clear on their first album, declaring on the lead song, "I'm a African" that the group is "somewhere between N.W.A. and P.E."


Reviews

Dead Prez Lets Get Free

Dead Prez

Lets Get Free (2000)

Relativity

Related News

Related Stories

Boots Riley of the Coup posts election day playlist
Outspoken rapper and activist Boots Riley (of The Coup) has compiled a diverse playlist of political songs to help encourage voting and perhaps get your blood boiling over all the horrible things about that guy you're not voting for. The playlist includes songs from Public Enemy, The…
November 06, 2012
Turning Rebellion into Money Part III: The Story of Harvest of Hope
The Harvest of Hope Festival recently wrapped up its second annual weekend of music in support of the Harvest of Hope Foundation. With acts ranging from Billy Bragg to Dead Prez and three days' worth of punk bands in between, the festival has quickly found a…
April 08, 2010
Turning Rebellion into Money Part II: The Story of Harvest of Hope
The Harvest of Hope Festival recently wrapped up its second annual weekend of music in support of the Harvest of Hope Foundation. With acts ranging from Billy Bragg to Dead Prez and three days' worth of punk bands in between, the festival has quickly found a…
April 07, 2010
Turning Rebellion into Money: The Story of Harvest of Hope
The Harvest of Hope Festival recently wrapped up its second annual weekend of music in support of the Harvest of Hope Foundation. With acts ranging from Billy Bragg to Dead Prez and three days' worth of punk bands in between, the festival has quickly found a…
April 06, 2010
Harvest of Hope Fest to feature Billy Bragg, forgetters, Leatherface, more
The second annual Harvest of Hope Fest has officially announced its first round of bands. Confirmed to appear at the festival are Billy Bragg, Dr Dog, The Mountain Goats,…
January 14, 2010
EA Sports confirms music lineup for Fall
EA Games have announced the lineup of bands set to be featured in the company's upcoming lineup of sports games. Among the participating bands are Alexisonfire, Beastie Boys, Cancer Bats, CKY, Dead Prez, Green Day,…
July 28, 2009

Exclusive Streams

Sponsored


Newest Reviews

Punknews.org Team

Other Places to Go