1. 2 Live Crew

Their third album, “As Nasty As They Wanna Be” was the first in history to be labelled obscene in 1990 by the United States District Court in Florida.

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In his own words, he said Civil Rights activists C. Dolores Tucker and Al Sharpton targeted his album “Dogg Food” as one not to be distributed.

3. Eminem

CNN reports that the U.S. Secret Service investigated his 2003 song “We As Americans” for the lyric “(Expletive) money, I don’t rap for dead presidents. I’d rather see the president dead.”

4. N.W.A.

Their trademark song “F*** Tha Police” not only landed them in hot water with the FBI but Australian Broadcasting Corporation banned the song outright.

5. Ice-T

His song “Cop Killer,” spurred police organizations around the country to call to boycott Time-Warner products as well as harsh words from Tipper Gore, the then-Second Lady of the United States.