Gabriel San Roman
Prophets of Rage Rattle Long Beach With Raucous Fingerprints Record Store Show
Updated: Aug 19, 2020
The Prophets of Rage emerged last year in the tumult of a wild, unpredictable presidential election. The supergroup resurrected the '90s anthems of Rage Against the Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill against a rising tide of racism in making good on their promise to "Make America Rage Again." But then, the unexpected happened. Trump won. The Prophets of Rage became, in the words of Dr. Cornel West, "long-distance runners" for freedom and armed themselves with a new self-titled debut to carry onward into uncertain times. The musicians celebrated the collection released this month with an intimate record store show Friday night at Fingerprints Music in Long Beach.
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