Basquiat ‘81, Irony of Negro police, man

from Heems – New York City Cops Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Jean Michel Basquiat was a New York City artist who in 1981 made “Irony of Negro Policeman” which is intended to illustrate how African-Americans have been controlled by a predominantly Caucasian society.

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