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We'd play Ku Klux Klan areas in the South and the girls would always come backstage and tell us how their brothers and fathers didn't like black folks. There's humor in the song, but it fucks with them. It's on a punk tip. The final image is similar to that of a burning cross. Its lyrics describe a married man who is led to seek strange women after his "evil dick " tells him "Don't sleep alone, don't sleep alone.
From now on, consider it dead. The entire attitude is dead. Ice-T referred to the album's final track, "Cop Killer" as a protest song, stating that the song is "[sung] in the first person as a character who is fed up with police brutality.
Treat us accordingly. Initial copies of the album were shipped out in black body bags , a promotional device that drew minor criticism.
In a positive review for The Village Voice , music critic Robert Christgau said Ice-T "takes rap's art-ain't-life defense over the top" on a heavy metal album which utilizes and parodies "the style's whiteskin privilege". This can be a very funny record. In a less enthusiastic review for Rolling Stone , J. In , Rolling Stone listed the album at No. The album was originally set to be distributed under the title Cop Killer ,   named for the song, which criticizes violent police officers.
Ice-T's financial success cannot excuse the vileness of his message [ That didn't make it right. Records to withdraw the album. I felt like it a lot of times. But I never did it. If you believe that I'm a cop killer, you believe David Bowie is an astronaut," in reference to Bowie's song " Space Oddity ". The National Black Police Association opposed the boycott of Time-Warner and the attacks on "Cop Killer," identifying police brutality as the cause of much anti-police sentiment and proposed the creation of independent civilian review boards "to scrutinize the actions of our law enforcement officers" as a way of ending the provocations that caused artists such as Body Count "to respond to actions of police brutality and abuse through their music.
I needed people to come in and say 'Ice-T has grounds to make this record. So fuck the First Amendment, let's deal with the fact that I have the right to make it. Over the next month, controversy against the band grew.
Bush publicly denounced any record company that would release such a product. This was the first time in 20 years that a sound recording had come before the censorship body, and the first ever case involving popular music. Finally, Ice-T decided to remove "Cop Killer" from the album of his own volition,    a decision which was met by criticism from other artists who derided Ice-T for "caving in to external pressure.
It just got outta hand and I was just tired of hearing it. I said, 'fuck it,' I mean they're saying we did it for money, and we didn't. I'd gave the record away, ya know, let's move on, let's get back to real issues, not a record, but the cops that are out there killing people.
Just Watch What You Say. The song was re-edited and remixed to give it a more rock-oriented sound, using a looped sample from the Jimi Hendrix song " Foxy Lady. Records the following year because of disputes over his solo album Home Invasion ,  taking Body Count with him. The studio version of "Cop Killer" has not been re-released, although a live version of the song appears on Body Count's release Live in L. Music Categories: Heavy Metal: Rap. Linkin Park. How to Order. International Shipping.
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