Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

2 thoughts on “The Rap Song That Encourages the Assassination of Donald Trump

  • April 20, 2016 at 10:22 pm

    “What if someone else advocated the same thing about Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?”

    Gee, I didn’t realize those two had been advocating racially-tinged violence from their supporters.

    You spent the last couple of weeks bemoaning today’s lack of angry guitar rock, and now a righteously angry hip-hop song has you clutching your pearls? Come on!

    • April 21, 2016 at 7:52 am

      So it’s socially and morally acceptable to respond with a call to KILL a man? That’s “righteous” anger? So two wrongs make a right? A couple of points. (1) Political dialogue has sunk to an all-time low in the US; (2) I’m trying to imagine what the media/public reaction might be if a bunch of hardcore country guys released a song advocating harm against either Clinton or Sanders.


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