Today's Articles

People, Locations, Episodes

Sun, 06.10.1990

The 2 Live Crew (RAP Group) is Indicted

On this date in 1990, a Florida state court declared "As Nasty As They Wanna" be by the RAP Group "The 2 Live Crew" to be legally obscene. The ruling was later overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.

In September, the group's recording label, Luke Records, paid George Lucas $300,000 for taking the name of the Star Wars character "Luke Skywalker.” Two members of the Crew are later arrested for obscene performance after an adult-only show. They were later acquitted. All members started to pursue solo careers.


New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

You keep saying you were always there waiting for me to see you. you said that once on the wings of a pale green butterfly you rode across san francisco's... POEM NO. 10 by Sonia Sanchez.
Read More