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Hip Hop for Respect was a project which
released one EP for Rawkus Records. It was organized &
created by Mos Def & Talib Kweli to speak
out against police brutality
had been murdered by policeman the previous year, so the subject of
police brutality was prevalent.
Rappers featured on the EP include Kool G Rap, Rah Digga, Sporty Thievz, Shabaam Sahdeeq, Common, Pharoahe Monch, Posdnous, Dante & Main
Flow of Mood, Nine, Tiye Phoenix,
Breezly Brewin' of Juggaknots, Punchline, Imani
& Mr. Len of Company Flow, Jah
Born of Medina Green, What?
Forté, Fre, J-Live, Rubix,
Invincible, Wordsworth, A.L., Kofi Taha, Tame One, Jane Doe, Grafh, Shyheim, Channel Live, Wise Intelligent, Crunch Lo, Rock of Heltah Skeltah,
Nonchalant, Ras Kass, Dead Prez, & Parrish Smith.
Producers included DJ
Khalil, Organized Noize, and 88-Keys.
The EP's single "One Four Love Pt. 1" managed to reach several
- 2000: One Four Love Pt. 1: Canadian Singles Chart 6
- 2000: One Four Love Pt. 1: Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles &
- 2000: One Four Love Pt. 1: Hot Rap Singles
- One Four Love (Part 1)
- Protective Custody
- A Tree Never Grown
- One Four Love (Part 2)
- One Four Love (Instrumental)
- Protective Custody (Instrumental)
- A Tree Never Grown (Instrumental)