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Hard Knocks

An early on 90s hip-hop music group from NEW YORK, NY, USA, Hardknocks’ debut album was recognized by several monitors denouncing the authorities (‘A Filthy Cop Called Harry’, ‘A Nigga For Hire’ and ‘Road TOWARDS THE Precinct’), all strongly advocating reasons why youthful black men shouldn’t join the authorities force. Released on observed NY label Crazy Pitch Records, College Of Hardknocks additionally comprised communications concerning dark separatism comparable to the Five Percent Country beliefs popularised by Brand Nubian while others. This no-compromise lyrical bundle was allied to hard rhythmic cycles indebted towards the Bomb Squad’s use Open public Enemy.

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