360 Degrees of Power
|360 Degrees of Power|
|Studio album by Sister Souljah|
|Released||March 17, 1992|
Political hip hop
EK 48713 (North America)
|Producer||The LG Experience
The album was met with criticism, not only for its performances—most of which were angry spoken-word tirades that Souljah screamed rather than traditional hip-hop rhymes—but also because of its controversial lyrics. The two singles and music videos, "The Hate that Hate Produced" and "The Final Solution: Slavery's Back in Effect," were banned by MTV because of their inflammatory language and imagery. The album reached #72 on the Top R&B/Hip Hop album chart, selling a mere 27,000 copies. Guest appearances were made by Chuck D ("State of Accommodation: Why Aren't You Angry") and Ice Cube ("Killing Me Softly: Deadly Code of Silence"). One track, "Wild Buck Beer," a fictional commercial for a malt liquor, features an appearance by an anonymous artist under the moniker MC Just Want to Get Paid.
- "African Scaredy Katz in a One-Exit Maze"
- "360 Degrees of Power"
- "The Hate that Hate Produced"
- "State of Accommodation: Why Aren't You Angry" (featuring Chuck D)
- "Nigga's Gotta"
- "Wild Buck Beer"
- "The Final Solution: Slavery's Back in Effect"
- "Killing Me Softly: Deadly Code of Silence" (featuring Ice Cube)
- "Umbilical Cord to the Future" (featuring Ras Baraka)
- "The Tom Selloutkin Show"
- "Brainteasers and Doubtbusters"
- "My God is a Powerful God"
- "Survival Handbook vs. Global Extinction"
- Mills, David (May 13, 1992). "Sister Souljah's Call to Arms: The rapper says the riots were payback. Are you paying attention?". The Washington Post.
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