All Videos Tagged communities (BLACK ART IN AMERICA) - BLACK ART IN AMERICA 2014-10-01T08:11:37Z http://blackartinamerica.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=communities&rss=yes&xn_auth=no Sound of da police tag:blackartinamerica.com,2014-07-22:6557594:Video:322887 2014-07-22T12:58:21.982Z Najee Dorsey http://blackartinamerica.com/profile/NajeeDorsey <a href="http://blackartinamerica.com/video/sound-of-da-police"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/ea4x8ggFHeKBCG9kS2lQDjXYIL6-pfLygSowdwtHFM4MRutqdIeMLgY8Mz60m2erMgQ65gzZgVhjvDRxeeUGqR-91ViTnK3v/1073943534.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>"Sound of da Police," KRS-One<br></br> "Whoop, whoop! That's the sound of the police!" is one of the most famous hooks in hip-hop music and part of the song which launched the rap pioneer KRS-One's solo career, which boasts hardcore production and politically conscious lyrics. "Sound of da Police" suggests that the use of police force in black communities is the same form of social control… <a href="http://blackartinamerica.com/video/sound-of-da-police"><br /> <img src="http://api.ning.com:80/files/ea4x8ggFHeKBCG9kS2lQDjXYIL6-pfLygSowdwtHFM4MRutqdIeMLgY8Mz60m2erMgQ65gzZgVhjvDRxeeUGqR-91ViTnK3v/1073943534.jpeg?width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />"Sound of da Police," KRS-One<br /> "Whoop, whoop! That's the sound of the police!" is one of the most famous hooks in hip-hop music and part of the song which launched the rap pioneer KRS-One's solo career, which boasts hardcore production and politically conscious lyrics. "Sound of da Police" suggests that the use of police force in black communities is the same form of social control practiced by overseers during the time of American slavery. KRS-One raps in a dextrous bit of verbal mashing, "Yeah, officer from overseer / You need a little clarity? / Check the similarity!"