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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-02-07 03:50 PM
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A History Lesson: April 26, 1992- riots on the streets
http://youtube.com/watch?v=f7D0aZkNCHE
April 29, 1992
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/April_29,_1992_ (Miami)

April 29, 1992 Lyrics
Artist(Band):Sublime

I don't know if you can,
but can you get an owner for Ons,
that's O-N-S,Junior Market,
the address is 1934 East Aneheim,
all the windows are busted out,
and it's like a free-for-all in here
and uh the owner shouldat least come
down here and see if he can secure his business,
if he wants to...

April 26th, 1992,
there was a riot on the streets,
tell me where were you?
You were sittin' home watchin' your TV,
while I was paticipatin' in some anarchy.

First spot we hit it was my liqour store.
I finally got all that alcohol I can't afford.
With red lights flashin' time to retire,
And then we turned that liquor store into a structure fire.

Next stop we hit it was the music shop,
It only took one brick to make that window drop.
Finally we got our own p.a.
Where do you think I got this guitar that you're hearing today?
Hey!

(call fire, respond mobil station.
alamidos in Anahiem,
its uhh flamin up good.
10-4 Alamidos in Anaheim)

Never doin no time

When we returned to the pad to unload everything,
It dawned on me that I need new home furnishings.
So once again we filled the van until it was full,
since that day my livin' room's been more comfortable.

Cause everybody in the hood has had it up to here,
It's getting harder and harder and harder each and every year.

Some kids went in a store with thier mother,
I saw her when she came out she was gettin some pampers.

They said it was for the black man,
they said it was for the mexican,
and not for the white man.

But if you look at the streets it wasn't about Rodney King,
It's bout this fucked up situation and these fucked up police.
It's about coming up and staying on top
and screamin' 187 on a mother fuckin' cop.
It's not written on the paper it's on the wall.
National guard??!
Smoke from all around,

bo! bo! bo!

(units, units be advised there is an attempt 211 to arrest now at 938 temple,
938 temple... 30 subjects with bags.. tryin to get inside the cb's house)

(as long as I'm alive, I'mma live illegal)

Let it burn, wanna let it burn,
wanna let it burn, wanna wanna let it burn

(I'm feelin' Sad and Blue)

Riots on the streets of Miami,
oh, Riots on the streets of Chicago,
oh, on the streets of Long Beach,
mmm, and San Francisco (Boise Idaho),
Riots on the streets of Kansas City
(Salt Lake, Hunnington Beach, CA),
Tuscalusa Alabama (Arcada Compton Mischigan),
Cleveland Ohio,
Fountain Valley (Texas, Barstow - Let's do this every year),
Bear Mountain, Vista View (Twice a Year),
Eugene OR, Eureka CA (Let it burn, let it burn),
Hesperia (Oh, ya let it burn, wont'cha wont'cha let it burn),
Santa Barbara,Cuyamca, Nevada, (let it burn)
Phoenix Arizona,
San Diego, Lakewood Florida, (let it burn)
fuckin... 29 palms (wontcha let it burn)

any units assist 334 willow,
structure fire, and numerous subjects looting

10-15 to get rid of this looter..

10-4

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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-02-07 04:33 PM
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1.  vvv
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fizzgig Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-02-07 04:38 PM
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2. love that song
:thumbsup:
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-03-07 12:23 PM
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6. uhm, yeah...
I knew that, I think YOU turned me on to it!

:rofl:
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Manifestor_of_Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-03-07 03:09 AM
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3. Had not heard that song, but....
My daughter is 21.

A friend of hers who is a big, good looking Mexican kid was living in L.A. He was seven years old. He lived in the Japanese section of L.A.

He went off to play, when he came back at the end of the day his hood was on fire.

His parents were killed in the L.A. riots in 1992.

He found out he is one quarter Japanese and he remembers it as his native language.
The woman I thought was his mother is actually his aunt who adopted him.

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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-03-07 12:24 PM
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7. Geez, that is tragic
this song obviously glorifies it a bit

your story brings reality back to it.

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piesRsquare Donating Member (960 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-03-07 03:30 AM
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4. Never heard that song
Edited on Sun Jun-03-07 03:30 AM by piesRsquare
But oh yeah, I remember April 26, 1992.

I was 20 years old, attending college in Los Angeles. Half the fucking city was burning down...697 buildings was the final count, I believe.

We were under curfew, National Guard was patrolling the streets...could see thick, black smoke (and smell it) from over 20 miles away...

It was insane...
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-03-07 12:25 PM
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8. Sounds insane
I remember this well but I was nowhere near it.

sounds insane and scary.

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datasuspect Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-03-07 07:02 AM
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5. i like dr. dre's version much better
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Artist: Dr. Dre Lyrics
Song: The Day The N****z Took Over Lyrics
(feat. Snoop Doggy Dogg, RBX, Dat N**** Daz)



I'ma say this and I'ma gettin mine. If you ain't down for the Africans
here in the United States, period point blank. If you ain't down for the
ones that suffer in South Africa from apartheid and shit. Devil you need to
step your punk ass to the side and let us brothers and us Africans step in
and start puttin some funk in that ass



Break em off sometin <8x>



I got my finger on the trigger so n****z wonder why
But livin in the city it's do-or-die




They wonder where me bailin and don't really understand
The reason why they take me life and me ???? hand
Me not out for peace and me not Rodney King
Me gun goes click, me gun goes bang
Them riot in Compton and them riot in Long Beach
Them riot in they Lakers and don't really wanna see
n****z start to loot and police start to shoot
Lock it down at seven o'clock, then again it's like Beirut
Me don't show no love cuz it's us against them
Them never ever love me cuz it's sport to break de,
and kill at my own risk if I may
Delay to spray with my AK and put it to rest



Yes we have. There have been riots, ahh, rioting, well I don't wanna say
rioting but there's been looting downtown, but right now Bree, what I want
to show you is, they have started fires down at the end of the street



How many n****z are ready to lose?
Yeah, so what you wanna do?
What you wanna do?
I said how many n****z are ready to lose
Got myself an Uzi and my brother a 9



Nobody told us today, in other words,
You're still a slave. No matter how
much money you got, you still ain't shit



Sittin in my livin room calm and collected
Feelin mad, gotta get mine respected
cuz what I just heard broke me in half
and half the n****z I know, plus the n****z on the Row, is bailin
Laugh now but cry much later
Ya see when n****z get together they get mad cuz they can't fade us
Like my n****z from South Central, Los Angeles
They find that they couldn't handle us
Bloods, Crips on the same squad
with the Ese's thumpin, n**** it's time ta rob and mob
(And break the white man off somthin lovely, biddy-bye-bye
I don't love dem so they can't love me)
Yo straight puttin down gettin my scoot on
It's jumpin off in Compton so I gots ta get my loot on
and come up on me some furniture or sometin
Got a VCR
in the back of my car
that I ganked from the Slauson Swap Meet
And motherfuckers better not try to stop me
Cuz they will see that I can't be stopped
Cuz I'ma cock my Glock and pop til they all drop



There has been videotape and you can see of the, aah, some of the crowd
throwin things at the officers
And swingin at them as well. Like there was a young woman there. You see
she took a swing at an officer with some object in her hand



How many n****z are ready to lose?
Yeah, so what you wanna do?
What you wanna do?
I said how many n****z are ready to lose
Got myself an Uzi and my brother a 9



I got my finger on the trigger so n****z wonder why
But livin in the city it's do-or-die




One-time trigger happy, no n**** love
187 time, time to grab the glove
Can't get prints so a 9 I throw away
or get prints so my Uzi witta spray
POP POP POP another motherfucker drop
And I get relived like plop plop fizz fizz
smash, I crashed his head like a window
I ain't no dead do', I'm high off the indo
Creepin with the quickness to the cut
Bust one to his head while he munches on that donut
And cracker so now he best to back up
I guess I gots ta pack up, fillin the clip up, I zip up-
town, the motherfuckin cops are all around
Helicopters flyin
These motherfuckers tryin
to catch me and stretch me on Death Row
but hell no's the poor black refuse to go



This is now coverin a very, very wide area of Los Angeles where these
fires have been, aah, ignited. I mean, from here to the, aah, to the south
end of South Central is a long way



Break em off sometin <8x>



The outcome of this is destruction so the more fall
N****z don't give a fuck so tem bust and before
n****z backin up three black shows
No justice so they copied ya right
and here I am again, me, turn the other cheek, me
Be too many wigs got me 9 to my tights
so me bust, flick cuz he don't give a fuck
and me don't give a fuckin of my problems
In with their FUCK FUCK



Blak blam, blam to dem fall
Listen to the shots from my n**** Doggy Dogg, biddy-bye
Dr Dre him bust gun shots
Diggity Daz and RBX them bust gun shots
Come again!
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-03-07 12:26 PM
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9. Haven't heard that one
:shrug:
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SPKrazy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-03-07 12:30 PM
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10. Okay this vid is even better lOL
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