The internets have had their way with Kanye West
's new single "Gold Digger." An ass-kicking protest remix is now online at FWMJ
-- it features Kanye's infamous "George Bush doesn't care are about black people" quote
, and skewers the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina.
Five days in this motherfucking attic
I can't use the cellphone I keep getting static
Dying 'cause they lying instead of telling us the truth (...)
Screwed 'cause they say they're coming back for us, too
but that was three days ago and I don't see no rescue(...)
Swam to the store, tryin' to look for food
Corner store's kinda flooded so I broke my way through
Got what I could but before I got through
News say the police shot a black man trying to loot
to "George Bush Don't Like Black People" MP3 (8.7MB). Mirror
Remixed by The Legendary K.O, Words by Big Mon and Damien a/k/a Dem Knock-Out Boyz.
Album cover 3rd one down here, more details here. (Thanks, feverish, and mo, via fwmj.com)
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