SONG OF THE DAY Above the Law – Freedom of Speech

I was listening to a radio show earlier today when a song came on that I haven’t heard in years, probably not since my teens, and that was a fair few moons ago!

Released on Ruthless Records in 1990 by Californian hip hop pioneers, Above the Law, Livin’ Like Hustlers is the fantastic title track from their debut album, which was produced by Dr. Dre and features guest appearances from N.W.A.

Hearing this on the radio prompted me track down a copy of the album, which I have been more than overjoyed to revisit this afternoon, I love it!  Initially I was tempted to feature Livin’ Like Hustlers for today’s song, but it was Freedom of Speech that first introduced me to the wonders of Above the Law, so that was the decider!  Listen above…




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One Response to SONG OF THE DAY Above the Law – Freedom of Speech

  1. Mark Anstee says:

    Haven’t heard this track in years – love it! Wasn’t it on the soundtrack for Pump up the Volume? Any soundtrack putting this alongside Soundgarden’s Heretic is worth a spin.


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