Prophets of Rage Turned Me Into a Disciple With New Incendiary Songs
Updated: Aug 19, 2020
Before Donald Trump shocked the world by winning the presidential election, Prophets of Rage readied to challenge the Orange Menace with all their musical might. Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill sounded their anthems anew, but I passed on the super group's emergence at the time. It seemed like a passing moment. Once Hillary Clinton trounced Trump in November, what would become of their "Make America Rage Again" rallying call? Besides, the Rage reincarnation was bereft of Zack de la Rocha, its own poet-prophet.
I couldn't have been more wrong politically or musically.
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