You want lyrics, you want facts, live tracks its Coup Da'Ta(pronounced coup de tat)a philly based group bent on keeping the orignal elements of hip hop alive.Backed by strong political and social conscience insight,this team can well be the most controversial group to emerge from the 215.
Why this name?
A coup de tat is an overthrow of a governing power by force.The name was given by nature as we see ourselves as that force
Do you play live?
We've performed live in Philly,Baltimore,New York,New Jersey,and Michigan.Nothing can replace the feeling of looking into the crowd knowing they are there for you.
How, do you think, does the internet (or mp3) change the music industry?
The internet allows artist that refuse to be waterdown by the industry to get to the public.Radio today is the ultimate brainwash machine,artist like ourselves are considered the monkeywrench.
Would you sign a record contract with a major label?
As long as they know how we're coming we can talk.
influences include The Last Poets,Gil Scott Heron,of course Bob Marley,Muta Barukka,Buju Banton,Capleton,KRS-ONE,Brand Nubian,Poor Righteous Teachers,Boot Camp Clik.
The revolution is here....are you ready?