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Street Sweeper Social ClubWho:  Street Social Sweeper Club

For fans of:  Rage Against the Machine, Coup, Linkin Park

The rap-rock supergroup sports touring musicians but primarily features Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine and MC Boots Riley of The Coup.  Formed in 2006, the band crafted tracks during a Tom Morello tour, opened for Jane’s Addiction and Nine Inch Nails and have performed alongside rap supergroup Public Enemy.  They have recently released an EP, titled “The Ghetto Blaster” which includes a pair of covers well known to hip-hop fans:  “Paper Planes” by M.I.A. and LL Cool J’s 1992 smash hit “Mama Said Knock You Out”.

Check out their offbeat video to “Paper Planes” here on the Musiqtone Blog!


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