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NWA's "F*ck The Police" Sees Huge Streaming Surge Post-George Floyd

By HHL JT
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The public's anger with the police is being reflected in their music selections.

According to Alpha Data, NWA's classic track "F*ck The Police" saw a 272 percent increase in on-demand audio streams from May 27 through June 1 compared to the five days before Floyd’s death.

Other songs that saw a jump include Childish Gambino "This Is America" (149%),  Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” (+71%), Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power” (+89%), D’Angelo and the Vanguard’s “The Charade” (+122%), Killer Mike’s “Don’t Die” (+542%) and Beyoncé’s “Freedom” (+70%).

Did the George Floyd incident change your listening habits?

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