Tom Morello, Boots Riley (of The Coup) – November 17, 2008 – Middle East – Cambridge, MA

Tom Morello

“Nylon string folk acoustic protest rock show.” Those are the words, straight from the Nightwatchman’s mouth, about what this concert was all about. Boots Riley (of funk-hop group The Coup, which also includes Morello), opened the show with a free-flow set of rhymes over an acoustic guitar. It was simple, stripped-down hip-hop at its best. […]

The Coup – Party Music

The Coup IS Party Music. Always was! This disc takes the logical next step(s) in the development of a group consistently that makes you shake that ass AND stick it to the man. Finally getting’ some Tommy Boy representation, The Coup have achieved an artist-formerly-and-once-again-known-as-Prince sort of album with lyrics that move you physically and […]