The Coup is a political hip hop group based in Oakland, California. It formed as a three-member group in 1992 with rappers (Raymond) Boots Riley and E-Roc along with DJ Pam the Funkstress. E-Roc left on amicable terms after the group's second album, but appears on the track "Breathing Apparatus" on The Coup's third album, Steal This Album. The group is now a duo. The Coup, part of the sub-genre of political hip hop, is politically radical and Marxist in their music, and align themselves with other radical hip-hop groups like dead prez.
Avram Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) is the Institute Professor Emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Professor Chomsky is credited with the creation of the theory of generative grammar, often considered the most significant contribution to the field of theoretical linguistics of the 20th century. He also helped spark the cognitive revolution in psychology through his review of B. F.
There are many artists using this name: 1) Veritas (Seattle/Los Angeles) is an alt-rock/synth-pop 5-piece band fronted by a male-female songwriting pair who bring the stage to life with their friction and produce "a ferocious live show" (epiTUNES.com). Their songs often explore the underbelly of the human psyche, but remain energetic and danceable.
2) Veritas (RUS) is a groove/trash band from Saint-Petersburg which was initially formed in the end of september 2007 under the name Пантеон. The group plays rigid melodious music with socially-sharp texts.
Bots is a socially engaged Dutch language folk rock group from the southern city of Eindhoven that is successful in both the Netherlands and Germany. The band was formed in 1974.
Felipe Andres Coronel (born February 19, 1978), better known by the stage name Immortal Technique, is a Peruvian rapper, and an urban activist. He was born in Lima, Peru and raised in Harlem, New York. Most of his lyrics focus on controversial issues in global politics. The views expressed in his lyrics are largely a mixture of socialist commentary on issues such as class hierarchy, poverty, religion, government and institutional racism.
There is more than one artist with the name 'No Respect': 1)No Respect was a german skapunk-band with mostly political lyrics. The main topics are antifascism, anarchy and freedom. 2)Some nasty and ripping metal that smacks of the bad boy L.A. scene of old, conjuring images of GNR, L.A. Guns, and early Skid Row, as well as some of the early carefree work of both Saigon Kick and Ugly Kid Joe.
Two Swedish musicians:
Dan Berglund is an Swedish folk singer and guitarist, born in Helsinki, Finland in 1954.
In the 70's he was affiliated with the Swedish Marxist-Leninist communist party (KPML(r)), but in '79 he turned his back on the party, comparing the Leninist view on communism with the Taliban view of Islam. He is most known for his album "En järnarbetares visor", released in 1975.