The “Stop The Violence” Movement of the Hip-Hop Community stretched across the world and influence all walks of life. They thought(and some still do) that Hip-Hop was just a Fad… over 30 years later we still speaking the truth! Sometimes! HAAAAAAAAA!

Stop The Violence Movement(Courtesy of Wikipedia):

The Stop the Violence Movement was formed by rapper KRS-One in 1988/1989 in response to violence in the hip hop and black communities.

During a concert by Boogie Down Productions and Public Enemy a young fan was killed in a fight. Coming soon after the shooting death of his friend and fellow BDP member Scott La Rock, KRS-One was galvanized into action and formed the Stop the Violence Movement. Composed of some of the biggest stars in contemporary East Coast hip hop, the movement released a single, “Self Destruction”, in 1989, with all proceeds going to theNational Urban League. A music video was created, and a VHS cassette entitled Overcoming Self-Destruction – The Making of the Self-Destruction Video was also released.

“Self-Destruction” was produced by KRS-One and D-Nice of Boogie Down Productions (Hank Shocklee of the Bomb Squad is credited as an associate producer), and featured:

Boogie Down Productions (KRS-OneD-NiceMs. Melodie)

Stetsasonic (Delite, Daddy-O, WiseFrukwan)

Kool Moe Dee

MC Lyte

Doug E. Fresh


Heavy D

Public Enemy (Chuck DFlavor Flav)

This joint here also deserves much respect! FANGGGGG!!! And sheesh… they did a whole album! HAAAAA