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1. My President is Black (Remix) – Jay-Z

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“Rosa Parks sat so Martin Luther could walk. Martin Luther walked so Barack Obama could run. Barack Obama ran so all the children could fly….”

2. New God Flow – Kanye West

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“I’m living three dreams: Biggie Smalls’, Dr. King’s, Rodney King’s….”

3. No Role Modelz – J. Cole

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Prophecies that I made way back in the Ville, fulfilled
Listen even back when we was broke my team ill
Martin Luther King would have been on Dreamville
Talk to a nigga…

4. No Role Modelz – J. Cole

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Prophecies that I made way back in the Ville, fulfilled
Listen even back when we was broke my team ill
Martin Luther King would have been on Dreamville
Talk to a nigga…

5. Hiipower – Kendrick Lamar

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Visions of Martin Luther staring at me. Malcolm X put a hex on my future, someone catch me. I’m falling victim to a revolutionary song…

6. Maybach Music 2 – Rick Ross ft. Kanye West, T-Pain and Lil’ Wayne

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“Martin Louie the King Jr. Starting all that stunting is gon’ ruin ya…” -Kanye

7. Do Your Time – Ludacris

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“Give my eyes to Stevie Wonder just to see what he’s seen. But then I’d take ’em right back to see Martin Luther’s dream. I dream that I could tell Martin Luther we made it, but half of my black brothers are still incarcerated.

8. Glory – Common & John Legend

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“They say, ‘Stay down,’ and we stand up. Shots, we on the ground. The camera panned up. King pointed to the mountain top and we ran up”

9. Demons – A$AP Rocky

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Give me the beat, and let me lean, tap the vein, let it stream
Feel the pain, young Martin Luther King, with a dream
That one day that my team, we can make it with this rapping
Now we swagging, making money in Manhattan, trick what’s happening

10. I Have a Dream – Common

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Hold the same fight that made Martin Luther the King. I ain’t using it for the right thing. In between lean and the fiends, hustle and schemes I put together pieces of a dream.

11. The Root’s Black Thought BET Cypher

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Y’all see him on a job, see my eyes focused where the prize be
I’m like Martin Luther King you like Rodney
The difference is I give it everything inside me
Dear Diary, my fans still swear by me

12. Words of Wisdom – 2Pac

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No one will ever oppress this race again
No Malcolm X in my history text, why’s that?
’Cause he tried to educate and liberate all blacks
Why is Martin Luther King in my book each week?
He told blacks, if they get smacked, turn the other cheek

13. By The Time I Get to Arizona – Public Enemy

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“Talkin’ MLK, gonna find a way. Make the state pay. I’m looking for the day. Hard as it seems, this ain’t no damn dream gotta know what I mean….”

14. Ghetto Classics – Ying Yang Twins

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Martin Luther King had a dream, that one day we’d walk together. We really need to get it together.

15. All Black Everything – Lupe Fiasco

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“Extra, Extra on the newsstands. Black woman voted head of Ku Klux Klan. Malcolm Little dies as an old man, Martin Luther King read the eulogy for him…”

16. Steady Mobbin’ (skit) – Ice Cube

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“Against the car! Get on the ground. I’m a do you like King.”

What King?

“Like Martin Luther King, Rodney King… like all the kings from Africa”