PUBLISHED ON : OCTOBER 4, 2016 / 09:07 PM

Self-described as "revolutionary hip hop with a gangsta lean," Dead Prez has a unique way of blending new age activism with old-school, rhythmic flow. From the gate the duo has always been #woke. Members M-1 and met on the campus of FAMU, where their interest in uplift and music combined. 

Their latest release, Information Age, offered "hard-hitting beats, politically aware rhymes, deft lyricism and strong song concepts, which we're used to and grateful for. We need MCs who aren't afraid to speak our truths and Dead Prez (DPZ) isn't afraid to do so.