The Power Of Equality

Album: Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991)

Songfacts®:

  • This song is an attack on racism and inequality. It is in the style of the rap band Public Enemy, who are mentioned in the third verse: "I got tapes, I got CDs I got my Public Enemy." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    emitremmus - desolation row, United States

Comments: 3

  • Nikola from Banja Luka, Bosnia And Herzegovinathe line(s)
    "Not another
    Motherf--kin' politician
    Doin' nothin' but something
    For his own ambition"
    were taken from Politician (Mini Rap), which is a ~12 second song they wrote, it was released as a b-side to Higher Ground.
  • Grayson from Cleveland, Ohgreat song. flea's bass is unbelievable.
  • Emitremmus from Desolation Row, United Stateslisten to "Hitler day" by public enemy
    great tune very powerful lyrics
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