Sound of da Police

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"Sound of da Police"
Single by KRS-One
from the album Return of the Boom Bap
B-side "Hip Hop vs. Rap"
Released December 6, 1993
Format CD single
Recorded 1993
Genre Hip hop, Conscious hip hop, Protest song
Length 4:18
Label Jive
Producer(s) Showbiz
KRS-One singles chronology
"Outta Here"
(1993)
"Sound of da Police"
(1993)
"MC's Act Like They Don't Know"
(1995)
Music sample

"Sound of da Police" is the second and final single from rapper KRS-One's first solo album, Return of the Boom Bap. The song begins with KRS-One whooping twice to evoke a police siren (the "sound of the police"); this recurs several times throughout the song. This song was used in the trailer for Cop Out. "Sound of da Police" was released as a CD single featuring a b-side, "Hip-Hop vs. Rap". The song is produced by Showbiz from DITC.

Music video[edit]

The official music video for the song was directed by Michael Lucero.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "mvdbase.com - Michael Lucero technician videography". Music Video DataBase. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 

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