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3 out of 5

143 Ratings

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It's not Zack, but Chuck D has plenty of credibility behind him. Part of the proceeds of every show go to a good cause. Those who slam them for capitalizing on anarchist anthems are correct, though by listening you are also supporting capitalism, so how do you sleep at night reconciling that? Great songs, great band, I want more music. I support the cause. Anarchy, socialism, communism; they aren't just the absence of capitalism. They're the presence of economic, social, and racial justice and equality for all. POR start conversations with their music. They question social norms. They shine a spotlight on the dark truths of our nations history that are purposely left out of history books. And they make money while doing it. If they could do all that flipping burgers they probably would but their soapbox would be too small. The music and message rings true. So shut up and spread the word.

"It has to start somewhere. It has to start sometime. What better place than here? What better time than now?"

C'mon man....


Weak effort. Hey....let's drop an album during election season, like we have a cause then profit from it. Capitolistic garbage. Lame. Zach has to be shaking his head.

About Prophets of Rage

In a year of political upheaval in the United States, Prophets of Rage united members of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy, and Cypress Hill to create a voice for the frustrated and discontent. Formed in early 2016 by Rage guitarist Tom Morello, bassist Tim Commerford, and drummer Brad Wilk, Public Enemy's main man Chuck D and turntablist DJ Lord, and Cypress Hill rapper B Real, Prophets of Rage combined the anti-establishment pedigree of the three groups like a socially conscious Voltron, utilizing the propulsive power and urgency of Rage, the fearlessness of Public Enemy, and the menace of Cypress Hill. Taking their name from the eponymous Public Enemy song -- which appeared on their 1988 sophomore classic It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back -- the group made its debut in Los Angeles on May 31, 2016, performing a mix of mostly Rage Against the Machine hits, a handful of Public Enemy tracks, a Cypress Hill medley, and a mash-up of the Beastie Boys' "No Sleep Til Brooklyn" and PE's "Fight the Power." Chuck D and B Real took turns at the fore, switching lead and hype man duties, while Rage's formidable rhythm section and Morello's virtuoso guitar effects provided the sonic attack. A North American summer tour -- dubbed "Make America Rage Again" -- was announced soon after, with proceeds from the tour benefiting local homeless charities at each stop. The tour kicked off in Cleveland as a planned protest of the 2016 Republican National Convention. Their first single -- also called "Prophets of Rage" -- premiered a few hours before the official start of the event. Produced by Brendan O'Brien, the track included a reworking of Chuck D's original PE verse, additional sneer from foil B Real, and a classic Rage Against the Machine buildup/release close. The band performed the song at a pair of guerilla protest rallies during the convention, closing out its three-day stint with a gig at the Agora Theatre. Continuing on tour, they brought their message to 35 cities in both the United States and Canada. ~ Neil Z. Yeung

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