A that appears on the album Straight Outta Compton as well as on the N. A's Greatest Hits compilation. Written shortly after the group was harassed by the Torrance Police Department ,   the lyrics protest police brutality and racial profiling and was ranked number on Rolling Stone 's list of the Greatest Songs of All Time. Since its release in , the "Fuck the Police" slogan continues to influence pop culture today in the form of T-shirts, artwork, political expression, and has transitioned into other genres as seen in the cover versions by Bone Thugs-n-Harmony , Dope , Rage Against the Machine , and Kottonmouth Kings featuring Insane Clown Posse. Dre as a judge hearing a prosecution of the police department. Through the lyrics, the rappers criticize the local police force.
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So said Ice Cube recently in an interview announcing a forthcoming biopic of his former group N. His claim is rather timely. Dismissal of Ice Cube's claim is likely. In doing so, it laid out a set of affects that would echo across the better part of nearly three decades of hip-hop. It's Gonna Be a Bloodbath A frenzied array of soul guitar licks and drum breaks, the mise en scene of 'Fuck The Police' is of courtroom testimonies making up its three verses, each sung by one of the group's then three main MCs. Sandwiched by an earworm chorus, each verse follows the pattern laid out by Ice Cube's opening gambit.
The phrase " Fuck tha Police " was originally introduced in a gangster rap song by the group N. A with the release of the critically acclaimed album "Straight outta Compton. Throughout the 90s, N. A's "Fuck tha Police" was covered by a number of other well-known hip hop artists and the expression gradually came to represent the tension between the law enforcement and urban area residents fueled by accusations of racial profiling.
Fuck the Police. Straight Outta Compton [20th Anniversary Edition]. Body Count , Ice-T.