The Coup

Founded: 1992

Location: United States

The Coup is an American hip hop band from Oakland, California. Their music is an amalgamation of influences, including funk, punk, hip hop, and soul. Frontman Boots Riley's revolutionarily-charged lyrics rank The Coup as a renowned political hip hop band aligned to radical music groups such as Crass, Dead Prez and Rage Against the Machine.


1993 Kill My Landlord
1994 Genocide & Juice
1998 Steal This Album
2001 Party Music
2006 Pick a Bigger Weapon

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