187 A.C.A.B.

Album: Young Gods (2015)

Songfacts®:

  • In our 2016 interview with Prayers frontman Rafael Reyes, he said this was the most political song in their canon. It's about how society and the legal system want people like him to stay in line, but never reach great heights.
  • The "187" in the title is slang for murder - it comes from a section in the California Penal Code and was popularized in many gangsta rap songs of the early '90s. A.C.A.B. stands for All Cops Are Bastards.
  • The Young Gods album was produced by Travis Barker of blink-182. He also features on this track.

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