September 2001 – 09/12/2001

Life is stranger then fiction…


Hip-Hop Group Yanks Album Cover Depicting WTC Blast

The album cover for hip hop group The Coup manages to even out-weird the quotes from Nostradamus doing the email rounds today. Designed more than three months ago, the original cover for ‘Party Music’ shows group member ‘Boots’ Riley holding a detonator while the World Trade Centre explodes behind them. If you examine the actual explosions you’ll notice that they are around the same relative height on each of the towers as the real explosions. There’s been no word from 75 Ark Records, The Coup’s label, on the subject, but on their website the artwork has already been changed.

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It’s at times like this that I wonder how good it is that we can express ourselves in anyway we’d like. Granted it’s freedom of expression and it’s all done it various tastes of art. This is just another thing that those that attacked us just do not understand. Freedom. Say it to yourself people – FREEDOM. We have it, don’t forget it… <- meaning -> out

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