Niggaz Wit Attitude
Error creating thumbnail: File missing
From left to right: Arabian Prince, M.C. Ren, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, DJ Yella, Dr. Dre.
|Origin:||Compton, California, United States|
|Genre:||West coast hip-hop • Gangsta rap|
|Years active:||1986-1991 • (2000; partial reunion)|
Niggaz Wit Attitude (commonly shortened as N.W.A.; active: 1986-1991) was a west coast hip-hop group from the ghetto town of Compton, California. They are most commonly known for their song, "Fuck tha Police" which was written about the corrupt LAPD. In response to the song, the FBI wrote a butthurt hate-mail letter to the record company who produced the song, stating that they "disapproved" of the song's lyrics and arguing that the song misrepresented the police. Due to the controversy of many of their songs' "explicit" lyrics, their songs have been b& from several mainstream radio stations. Despite this, they somehow managed to sell over 10 million records. Apparently, their songs are disrespectful towards women and are intended to glorify drugs and crime.
FBI Letter to N.W.A.
On August 1, 1989, the assistant director of the Office of Public Affairs in the FBI wrote the producer of N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton album a butthurt letter regarding the lyrics of the song, "Fuck tha Police". The letter itself, very basic and cut to the chase, claimed that a simple rap song "encourages" violence against the police. By trying to back up his claim with statistics, Miltard fails to realize that that violence against the pigs existed long before the song was ever released. This faggot is even so confident that everyone will agree with him that he ends the letter with, "I believe my views reflect the opinion of the entire law enforcement community."
Niggaz Wit Attitude is part of a series on
Visit the Music Portal for complete coverage.