Opposition Rising is a political hip hop duo from Chicago, Illinois. They are known for their political activism and their outspoken lyrics about social justice and inequality. Their 2014 album, Aftermathmatics + Get Off Your Ass, Get Off Your Knees, is a collection of their most politically charged songs. The album was met with critical acclaim, and it was praised for its powerful lyrics and its urgent message.
The album opens with the song "Aftermathmatics," which is a scathing indictment of the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina. The song is full of anger and frustration, and it calls for the government to do more to help the people who were affected by the disaster.
The second song on the album is "Get Off Your Ass, Get Off Your Knees," which is a call to action for people to get involved in the political process. The song urges people to stand up for what they believe in and to fight for a better future.
The rest of the album is a mix of political and personal songs. The songs "No Justice, No Peace" and "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" are both powerful anthems for social justice. The songs "The System Is Rigged" and "The 1%" are scathing critiques of the economic inequality in America.
Aftermathmatics + Get Off Your Ass, Get Off Your Knees is a powerful and important album. It is a must-listen for anyone who is interested in political hip hop or social justice.
|Original Release: 2014.|
|Catalog No: EXIST 333.|