Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power”, released in 1989, is one of many songs that are part of the soundtrack to US anti-racism protests. Photo: Handout

Prince, YG, Public Enemy: the songs defining Black Lives Matter protests in the US

  • Rapper YG’s recently released ‘FTP’ – which stands for ‘f*** the police’ – has become a de facto anthem for anti-racism protesters
  • Classics from Gil Scott-Heron and Public Enemy have also seen a resurgence
Topic |   George Floyd protests
Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power”, released in 1989, is one of many songs that are part of the soundtrack to US anti-racism protests. Photo: Handout
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